AL Bishop suspends adulterous superintendent
Report COGIC Abuse today received confirmation that the Bishop of Alabama 1st Jurisdiction has suspended a married superintendent who carried on a six year adulterous relationship from office pending further investigations. Read our August 1st open letter to Bishop Meadows.
Bishop O. L. Meadows’ letter, dated August 5th stated in part, “Upon receiving of this letter you are suspended from the pulpit of your churches and the responsibility of District Superintendent until this matter comes before the Council of Pastors and Elders.”
RCA praises Bishop Meadows’ judicious handling of this situation in seeking to end the mockery of God’s people by those who do not walk worthy of their calling . The pastor, who supervised another church in a Mississippi jurisdiction had previously been forced to remove the name “Church of God in Christ” from his church name due to sexually immoral actions unrelated to the Alabama case.
In addition, RCA has learned that the pastor –whose name we are withholding at this time– held what was described as a “near violent” members’ meeting over his impending removal from the church.