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Cairo Church Controversy

 

 

Cairo Church Controversy
By Tony Hensley

(Cairao, IL)--A pastor is *locked out* of his church after controversy divides his congregation

Pastor Mathew Ellis served at the Mount Moriah Missionairy Baptist Church until Monday. That's when Elis tells us he was not only voted out... But locked out of his own church!!

"Ameeting without the pastor's approval is an illegal meeting, according to the bylaw. Voting upon a pastor without his presence is also illegal according to the bylaw," says Ellis.

An emergency meeting is scheduled for next Monday night at six to discuss pastor Ellis's dismissal.

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