Not Guilty verdict announced in the trial of Brent Hawkes

Rev. Hawkes found innocent of both charges.

The Board of Directors of MCC Toronto is pleased to have this matter settled with a positive outcome for our Senior Pastor. Our support for Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes as a man of the highest integrity has never wavered, based on our 40 wonderful years of experience with him as our Senior Pastor. Our congregation has come through this difficult time by drawing on our values of care and compassion for all. We continue to pray for the comfort and healing of all parties involved. We remain focused on being the vibrant, inclusive and progressive Christian faith community we have always been.