About Us

Welcome to the Anglican Parish of Bobcaygeon, Dunsford and Burnt River

Welcome to the Anglican Parish of Bobcaygeon, Dunsford and Burnt River. We are three congregations who share clergy,  lay readers and musicians to provide worship in three neighbouring communities as part of the Victoria Haliburton Deanery in the Anglican Diocese of Toronto.

We always look forward to welcoming visitors and newcomers to our Sunday worship. You will find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with meaningful worship in the Anglican contemporary tradition.

Come as you are. Children are welcome. Whether you are visiting Bobcaygeon, Dunsford or Burnt River areas, or curious about our Anglican expression of the Christian faith, we hope you will find a faith community where we worship God with both reverence and enthusiasm.

If you want information about a baptism, wedding or funeral please be in touch with – the parish priest, Archdeacon Bill Gray at 705-738-2415 or 705-927-6531 (cell) or by email :  billthomasgray@gmail.com 

We look forward to seeing you at any of our parish churches soon!

Interim Priest in Charge

Archdeacon Bill Gray

Parish of Christ Church, Bobcaygeon;  St. John’s, Dunsford; St. Luke’s, Burnt River

I have been an Anglican clergy person for 41 years serving several parish churches as incumbent in the Dioceses of Huron, Toronto and Montreal.   I have served the church as Territorial Archdeacon in three different jurisdictions in two dioceses while I was a parish priest.  I am a former Canon of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, Ontario.   I have also served as Diocesan Planning Officer.  I have been a lecturer in the Faculty of Theology at Huron University College, London, Ontario in parish administration and development.   I was most recently full time Executive Archdeacon (Chief Administrative Officer) of the Diocese of Montreal.   In this capacity I was responsible for diocesan organization and management as well as helping parishes with viability and development.  I recently moved to Peterborough to be near family.  I am married to Ruth my spouse of 44 years.  Our family includes two adult children, their partners, one new granddaughter and one Golden Retriever.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends entertaining , boating, gardening, alpine skiing, golf, swimming, theatre, movies, reading, music (singing, instrumental) and cooking.

Donations to Christ Church

For those who are wishing to make a donation or financial contribution to the Church, we accept donations through weekly in-person envelopes, automatic Electronic Funds Transfer, or through Canada Helps.org.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

To make a donation to the church by an electronic transfer of funds from your bank account , please click on the link below and follow the simple set up instructions:

EFT Instructions

Canada Helps.org

Christ Church, Bobcaygeon – https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/christ-church-bobcaygeon/

St. Luke’s Church, Burnt River – https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/889542379RR0001-st-lukes-anglican-church/

St. John’s Church, Dunsford – https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-johns-church-dunsford/

Thank you for your support!