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.

A little history of Grace

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.

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Where there's love, music, kindness and community, there is Grace

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Grace is a diverse community of faith. People of many different races, cultures, backgrounds, and identities call our community home. At Grace, everyone is welcome! Our clergy and staff welcome and affirm people from the 2SLGBTQ+ community and as a church we work to remove barriers to entry for marginalized people. 

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