PO Box 100, Carlisle, Ontario L0R 1H0 | Phone: 1-833-236-0280 | wowrc@united-church.ca
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Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council is a decision-making body responsible to serve and support Communities of Faith within its bounds and to provide necessary oversight. The purpose statement of Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council is ‘Connecting, Supporting, Transforming’.

The WOWRC is composed of all ministry personnel within its geographic bounds; ministers of denominations within mutual recognition agreements while under appointment or call; and lay members elected by the Communities of Faith, respecting the balance of lay and ministry personnel where possible.

The WOWRC includes the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, Perth and Wellington along with the western portion of Simcoe County and the Regional Municipality of Kitchener-Waterloo and is pleased to serve alongside the Indigenous ministries of Cape Croker United Church and Wesley United Church, Saugeen.

Click here or on the map to see the directory of communities of faith in Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council. Get in touch with your region!


The regional council’s priorities are: For Governance and Shared Services & For Mission and Ministry


Assessment Mission & Service
Congregational Support/Pastoral Relations Right Relations
Communication Camps/Youth/Faith Formation
Connections Chaplaincy
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