Gary Paterson

GaryPatersonGary Paterson, Lead Minister, St. Andrews Wesley United Church & Past Moderator of the United Church of Canada,

Gary will be facilitating/moderating the Interfaith Panel at Spiritpride 2017. His passions include speaking, social justice, creating inclusive communities, and multi-faith issues, topics on which he has had an impact on a national level. He’s was the first openly gay Moderator of the United Church of Canada (2012) and the first openly gay head of any Christian denomination in the world. Gary is celebrating his 40th anniversary of ordination in 2017!