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Pride Sunday at Trinity Cathedral

Pride Sunday took on a new meaning at Trinity Cathedral  (Source: WOIO) Pride Sunday took on a new meaning at Trinity Cathedral (Source: WOIO)
Pride Sunday took on a new meaning at Trinity Cathedral (Source:WOIO) Pride Sunday took on a new meaning at Trinity Cathedral (Source:WOIO)
The Very. Rev. Tracey Lind recognized the LGBT community during worship service  (Source: WOIO) The Very. Rev. Tracey Lind recognized the LGBT community during worship service (Source: WOIO)
The Very. Rev. Tracey Lind recognized the LGBT community during worship service (Source: WOIO) The Very. Rev. Tracey Lind recognized the LGBT community during worship service (Source: WOIO)
Some of the couples who stood before the church said they'd been together for as many as 30 years. (Source: WOIO) Some of the couples who stood before the church said they'd been together for as many as 30 years. (Source: WOIO)
Pride Sunday took on a new meaning at Trinity Cathedral on Euclid Avenue, in Cleveland, two days after a landmark Supreme Court Ruling was handed down legalizing same-sex marriage.

The Very. Rev. Tracey Lind recognized the LGBT community during worship service and invited couples to come forward with their children to be recognized by the congregation and to receive a special blessing.

Many of the couples, like Bruce Holloway and Ted Andrews, of Westlake, were still feeling emotional after Friday's ruling.

"What I thought would never happen as a child, has now finally come true. So, I'm very happy," said Andrews.

Andrews and Holloway have been together for over two decades and are now are planning to marry.

"After a 25-year engagement, I think it's time I made an honest man out of him," said Andrews with a smile.

Dean Lind married her wife, Emily Ingalls, in New Hampshire back in August of 2010.

"I had to pull off the road. I was driving. I had to pull off the road because I burst into tears. It's just.. It's been a long time coming. It really has," describes Ingalls.

This is a day many said they thought they'd never see. Some of the couples who stood before the church said they'd been together for as many as 30 years. The congregation clapped as each couple introduced themselves.

"We've had times when in this fight, we've had people spit at us. We've had people call us on our home phone and tell us we were disgusting. So, to have the Supreme Court Come down and say, it's different now, is really important," added Ingalls.

To those that disagree with the Supreme Court's decision:

"I will pray for you. That's what I will say. I will pray for you, and hope you will pray for me," said Ingalls.

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