York-Simcoe

Bishop Peter DeC. Fenty is the area bishop of the episcopal area of York-Simcoe.

He was born in 1951 in Barbados and was ordained a priest there in 1975. He was the rector of three parishes in Barbados. In 1992, he accepted an invitation to become the rector of St. Lawrence church in the Diocese of Montreal. In 1997, he became the incumbent of St. Joseph of Nazareth in Brampton in the Diocese of Toronto. In 2004, he became the archdeacon of York and the executive officer to the Bishop of Toronto.

He was elected bishop on April 6, 2013, and was consecrated area bishop on June 22, 2013.

The York-Simcoe episcopal area

The York-Simcoe episcopal area consists of 47 parishes – 28 single-point and 19 multi-point – with a total of 74 congregations. The area is located in the northwest part of the Diocese, taking in York Region and Simcoe County. There are 57 active clergy, including three deacons and 45 retired clergy. There are several chaplains, including four hospital chaplains, one mental health chaplain, chaplains for Canadian Forces Base Borden, a summer provincial park chaplain, and a Newmarket court chaplain.

The mailing address for the Bishop’s office is:

P. O. Box 233
King City, ON L7B 1A5

The physical location of the Bishop’s office is:

2163 King Road, Unit 3
King City, ON L7B 1G3

Phone: 905-833-8327
Fax: 905-833-8329
Email: ysimcoe@toronto.anglican.ca

Area Administrative Assistant:
Jennipher Kean
Email: jkean@toronto.anglican.ca

Area Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday: closed

Liturgical Officers

Parishes located on Hwy 89 and south:
The Rev. Can. Stephen Fields, Holy Trinity Thornhill
Phone: 905-889-5931 x23
Email: sfields@holytrinity-thornhill.ca

Parishes located north of Hwy 89:
The Rev. Darrell Wright, Parish of Mulmur
Phone: 705-435-2695