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"Congratulations [to] you guys for being out front on this on behalf of equality for the entire community.
Cheers "
-George Smitherman,
Member of Provincial Parliament
Toronto Centre-Rosedale


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Sunday 4 Noveber 2001 | 11:00 a.m.
"Blessing of the Equal Marriage Participants"
Free To Marry Couples & Counsel, MCC Toronto Couples & Counsel & EGALE join together in worship prior to the beginning of the Equal Marriage Challenge in Ontario

Photo By: Kein Bourassa
Ontario MPP George Smitherman was on hand to wish the participants luck prior to the commencement of the court struggle for Equal Marriage in Ontario.



Photo by: Kevin Bourassa

Tom Allworth (left), one of the people suing the government for the right to marry and Paul Fairley, Director of Congregational Life at MCC Toronto, call people to order in the social hall following the service in order to recognize those individuals celebtrating birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions in the month of November.




Photo by: Kevin BourassaLloyd Simmons (left) and Joe Varnell share a laugh in the social hall following Sunday Services.