PARISH OF WEST THUNDER BAY
Thunder Bay Deanery of Anglican Churches The Deanery of Thunder Bay includes the Anglican parishes from Marathon on the east to Rosslyn Village and Murillo on the west and is the western end of the Diocese of Algoma of the Anglican Church of Canada.
You will find a list of all the parishes and congregations in our Deanery with links to the websites of those parishes that have them. You will also find information about activities and programs in the Deanery and information about our Anglican expression of the Christian faith with links to other Anglican websites.
Camp Gitchigomee Camp Gitchigomee is a Christian summer camp located on Sandstone Lake near Thunder Bay in Northwestern Ontario, and offers week-long coed camps for Junior, Intermediate, and Senior age children. Activities at the camp include archery, Bible studies, canoeing, campfire, crafts, land and water games, light duties, nature studies and swimming. Camp Gitchigomee was established in 1945 by Thunder Bay Anglican churches, and became a not-for profit corporation in 2007. It continues to be administered, maintained and supported by volunteers and local Anglican parishes
The Anglican Church of Canada In Canada more than 800,000 Anglicans worship in 30 dioceses, from Vancouver Island to St. John's, Newfoundland, and from the country's southernmost point to the Arctic Circle. Bishop Fred Hiltz is the head (called the "Primate") of the national church. The Anglican Church of Canada supports churches in large urban areas, small rural villages, and in remote northern regions. In addition to English, worship is conducted in many other languages, including French, Spanish, Cantonese, Japanese, Mandarin, as well as Indigenous languages.
Primate's World Relief and Development Fund The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is the Anglican Church of Canada's agency for sustainable development, relief, refugees, and global justice. With the support of Anglican parishes across Canada, PWRDF makes financial and human resources available to support partners' initiatives and to promote knowledgeable actions of solidarity at home and around the world. PWRDF strives to be a part of the outreach ministry of every Canadian Anglican parish and an expression for all Anglicans of their baptismal covenant to strive for justice and peace and to respect the dignity of every human being.
The Diocese of Algoma Founded in 1873, the Diocese of Algoma covers an area of 70,000 square miles of northern Ontario and includes Thunder Bay, Gravenhurst, Manitoulin Island and New Liskeard. Join us for worship at one of our 93 congregations. Currently we have over 13,000 members on our parish roles. Forty-one of our 87 priests canonically resident are actively serving in parishes. Our diocesan mission is ‘To share in the gathering work of Christ so that His newness of life overflows into our hearts, homes, churches, and community’.
Municipality of Oliver-Paipoonge Oliver Paipoonge Municipality is one of Northwestern Ontario's most diverse and memorable year-round country experiences. We're a great place to live and do business as well as a destination for families, artists, nature lovers, history buffs and anyone looking for a getaway. Renowned for our farmland, rivers and rolling hills, Oliver Paipoonge contains several communities within its boundaries including Kakabeka Falls, Murillo, Rosslyn, Slate River Valley and Stanley.