A place of worship can be a valuable source of support for you as a newcomer. Huron County is home to many different cultural and faith communities.
You will find over 40 religious communities providing faith-based activities and services. All religions are respected here, each having equal footing with its neighbour. Newcomers can find support and ties to language, culture and tradition within the various religious communities.
Although the majority of people in Huron County are Christians, people of all faiths are welcome. Freedom of religion is a basic human right in Canada. Well-established faith groups and places of worship in Huron County include but are not limited to:
In Ontario, places of worship often provide social services such as organizing food or clothing drives for people in need, or helping newcomers settle into their new communities. Many community agencies can help you find a place of worship. To find a community agency in your area, go to Services Near Me.
Some ways to look for a place of worship:
- Visit Huron County’s business directory and search through the online database
- Look in local or ethnocultural media
- Contact an ethnocultural organization
- Talk to people in your community
- Contact a settlement agency