Rhythm Methodists

Allegations of sexual misconduct by a lay preacher have sown the seeds of discontent in a Cape Town congregation.

Last year was an annus horribilis at Durbanville Methodist Society. Not only was their youth pastor arrested on charges of sexual assault, but their minister was fired, and a great deal of ill feeling rankled among the brethren.

While some claim that no real damage has been done to the congregation, there is unfinished business to resolve.

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