About Our Church

We want to welcome you to CELEBRATION CHURCH, BARRIE!

Our Church is: Bible based, Jesus centred, Holy Spirit led, and Joy filled.

We are an Anglican Network in Canada congregation.

Our Mission & Vision

Engaging Generations with Jesus

To assist people to Connect with God; Grow in Jesus;
and where we all have a passion to Serve His world.

Our Values


We honour and worship the Lord in all we do.


We are a community living under the authority of the Scriptures.


We share God’s love near and far.


We are a prayerful community.

Loving Relationships

No one alone; everyone connected.

Our Beliefs

As a member of ANiC, with congregations across this nation,
we joyfully share these core beliefs.

“And there was Joy in the city”

Acts 8:8

Who We Are

Our Team & Leadership

We come from varied backgrounds and ethnicities, represent a wide variety of ages and traditions but share a passion to worship our Lord Jesus Christ TOGETHER and, with God’s help, we want to help provide an environment where people will not just know about God but truly KNOW God.

Pastor Paul Simons

Pastor Paul Simons

Lead Pastor (Rector)

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson

Church Warden & Finance

Gay Welsman

Gay Welsman

People's Warden & Communications

Kemi Ogunmefun

Kemi Ogunmefun

Steering Team

Anne Harrison

Anne Harrison


Judy Thompson

Judy Thompson

Christian Education