Incumbent

The Reverend Mike Stuchbery

Email: priest-stphilipetobicoke@toronto.anglican.ca

Office: 416 247 5181 ext. 2

Cell: 647 270 3758

Father Mike is available for all pastoral issues and spiritual direction. He is always happy to talk theology or simply lend a listening ear. Mike offers prayer, absolution and anointing.

Please contact Mike for all inquiries about baptisms, weddings or funerals, or to arrange for a pastoral visit, including Home Communion.

Find out more about Fr. Mike

Before moving to Toronto in 2017, Mike lived in the UK, Montreal, PEI, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Squamish & Penticton, BC. He is married to Tracy and has three grown children.

He has been employed by the Church since the late 1980’s in various capacities: verger, youth minister, intern, and priest. Mike also spent a few years working in the music business in Montreal in artist management and song publishing.

Mike earned a BA at McGill University in English/Cultural Studies and an MDiv. at Vancouver School of Theology. In addition, he completed a three-year program in Spiritual Direction through the Diocese of Kootenay and was the first priest in Canada to be licensed to a Diocese as a spiritual director.

Mike was ordained deacon in the Diocese of Kootenay in 1999, and priest in the Diocese of New Westminster (Vancouver) in the year 2000. He served congregations in Richmond, Squamish and Penticton, BC. As a Canon in the Diocese of Kootenay, Mike was a Regional Dean, Chair of the Archbishop’s Examining Chaplains, member of the Archbishop’s Committee on Ministry, and member of both Diocesan and Provincial Councils.

Living in Toronto and serving at St. Philip’s continues to be an exciting adventure for Mike. He brings his passion for liturgy, music, spirituality, education and congregational development as well as his love for journeying alongside people in their lives in Christ.


Parish Administrator

Nigel Weaver

Email: stphilipetobicoke@toronto.anglican.ca

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1

Nigel acts as Secretary to the Incumbent.

He is responsible for the day to day business and financial affairs of the parish.

Nigel manages our buildings and handles all bookings, creates weekly service leaflets and other communications.

In addition. Nigel looks after the administration of our website.


Youth Leader

Rachel Sunda

Email: rachelapersaud@gmail.com

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1 (please leave message)

Rachel is a Certified Waldorf Educator and has been working with children and youth for the past 15 years.

She is responsible for overseeing our children and youth ministries. Rachel runs God Squad (St. Philip’s youth group) and our monthly Family Meal Night (formerly Messy Church).

Rachel also teaches choir and offers singing lessons.

With her background in meditation and life coaching, Rachel currently pursues a Master of Divinity at Tyndale Seminary.


Music Director

Tracy Stuchbery

Email: tracy.stuchbery@gmail.com

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1 (please leave message)

As pianist, organist, choral director and teacher, Tracy runs the music program of the parish.

She chooses the music, directs the singers and instrumentalists, and teaches the congregation.

In addition, Tracy produces concerts and other events open to the wider public.


Cemetery Manager

Dirk Albishausen

Email: cemetery@stphilips.ca

Office: 416 247 5181 ext. 3

Cell: 416 244 5548 (please call or text)

Dirk manages St. Philip’s Churchyard & Cemetery. He obtained BAO certification for compliance with the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act and earned a BA in Economics and Finance at York University.

Dirk will gladly assist you with plot sales and burial arrangements, and is happy to discuss memorialization options, care and maintenance inquiries, repairs, rights holder questions, compliance issues or any other cemetery related matters with you.

All interments as well as any other work to be carried out in the cemetery require his prior approval.

If you would like to meet with Dirk in person, please schedule an appointment.


Verger

Charles Ling

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1 (please leave message)

Charles is present for all church services and other parish events. He is also available to assist at weddings, funerals and private functions.

In addition to ensuring that the premises are ready to welcome you, Charles can help with a customized room set-up and the clean-up after your event.

Please make arrangements for his services through the Parish Administrator.


Our Executive Team

People’s Warden        

Michele Parkin

Email: cw-stphilipetobicoke@toronto.anglican.ca

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1 (please leave message)


Incumbent’s Warden

Rosalind Chahal

Email: cw-stphilipetobicoke@toronto.anglican.ca

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext. 1 (please leave message)


Treasurer

Greg Nicholson

Email: cw-stphilipetobicoke@toronto.anglican.ca

Phone: 416 247 5181 ext 1 (please leave message)