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​​​​Places of Worship

There are places of worship for people of varied faiths in Simcoe County. 

These communities of faith are representative of the growing population in Simcoe County.

Am Shalom Synagogue

Anglican Catholic Church of Canada​

Anglican Church of Canada

Baha'i Community

Barrie Christian Community Church (BCCC)

Barrie Mosque -Noor-Ul-Islam of Ontario

Holy Cross - St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Community

Presbyterian Church in Canada​

The Salvation Army

United Church of Canada​

 To learn more about places of worship in Simcoe County, contact 211 Community Connection by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting www.infosimcoecounty.ca. 211 Community Connection provides free, confidential information about human services, and is available in over 150 languages and TTY.


Ethno-Cultural Groups

There are organizations or cultural groups in many communities for local newcomers to join, offering a place to meet others with similar heritage. Some of these associations organize social events, celebrate ethnic holidays, and support community connections.


Here is a list of some ethno-cultural organizations throughout Simcoe County:

Barrie Latin Cultural Association

Barrie Latin Resource Centre

Bayanihan Club of Simcoe County

Club Richelieu, Penetanguishene

Filipino Canadian Association of Barrie and Suburban Areas

Irish Claddagh Club of Barrie & District

Ladies Lunch - Alliston

Portuguese Cultural Centre of Bradford

Ranji Singh Foundation

St Andrew's Society of Simcoe County

Add your group or organization to the list!  Contact the

Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership​.