Grace Church on-the-Hill strives to be a place of grace, and a welcoming community of faith growing closer to God through the countless and unique talents of its members in worship and in service.
Grace Church is a spiritual home where people can experience Christ’s love through music, education, and compassionate care.
Canon Peter R. Walker, Incumbent
Canon Peter Walker has been rector of Grace Church on-the-hill for over 10 years. He was raised in Peterborough Ontario Canada and educated at Lakefield College School. He is a graduate of Trinity College Toronto where he was Organ scholar, and of Oxford University where he studied theology. Peter has served as a priest in the diocese of Toronto in various locales: Pickering, Don Mills, Cobourg, where he led the historic parish of St Peter’s in a major building expansion and helped found a Lay School of Theology affiliated with Wycliffe College. A trained musician, he founded and directed the Tallis Choir of Toronto for 25 years. He is interested in shared ministry, congregational development, innovative outreach, and community-building in an increasingly diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural setting. Peter and his wife Virginia have three adult sons.