We want to hear from you!

Posted on Jan 29, 2015
We want to hear from you!

Contact, a newsletter for Hamilton Conference, is distributed four times annually through HamPack (HAMilton PACKage). The purpose of Contact is to share news throughout the Conference about our life, work, programs, policies and communities. We welcome stories about events or programs that are unique or new; it is helpful to include details that will help another congregation or […]

Mission Support Grants Within Hamilton Conference

Posted on Jan 27, 2015
Mission Support Grants Within Hamilton Conference

Mission Support Grants come from a budgeted amount of funding from the national church through the Mission and Service Fund of The United Church of Canada. In November 2014 the Executive of General Council approved a 2015 Mission Support grant allocation to Hamilton Conference for $277,000.00. After thoughtful and prayerful consideration of the Conference applicants’ […]

Conference Archives solves your space problems – by Erin Greeno

Posted on Jan 23, 2015
Conference Archives solves your space problems – by Erin Greeno

Are you running out of space in the church office? Are the cupboards, closets and file cabinets full of church registers, record books and files that no one consults? You know that these church records need to be kept, but if there was just some way to find more storage space. . . Well, there […]

Financial Development Officer Supports Hamilton Conference Congregations – by Lisa Di Veto

Posted on Jan 18, 2015
Financial Development Officer Supports Hamilton Conference Congregations – by Lisa Di Veto

As the United Church’s Financial Development Officer for Hamilton Conference, I have the rewarding opportunity to work with congregations in strengthening their sustainability. Approaches we are taking together have contributed to a $3.75 million increase in revenue, as reported in the 2013 Year Book, over revenue of the prior year. In total, $49 million was […]

Wrapping up M&S 2014

Posted on Jan 15, 2015
Wrapping up M&S 2014

It is time to send in your 2014 Mission and Service monetary gifts and put them to work. January 30, 2015 is the deadline to receive 2014 congregational M&S gifts. You may forward your 2014 congregational gifts for Mission and Service in one of three ways:   By mail: Send before Friday, January 16: The United Church […]