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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Youth Pastor Watch

posted by on March 25 at 15:24 PM

Okay, so he’s not the youth pastoróbut he is an ordained minister and was the director of his church’s youth choir, which is where he found his victim. So we’re going to make an exception:


An ordained minister has been arrested on charges of sex offense and child abuse of a female church choir member in Gaithersburg who was 14 at the time Montgomery County detectives had Timothy Chun-Chock Mann, 47, arrested in Hoover, Ala., where he was director of the choir with a Birmingham, Ala. congregation….

Montgomery County police said Mann joined the First Baptist Church in Gaithersburg, as an ordained minister in December, 1991. He worked as the Minister of Music and directed the church’s youth choir.

Between December 1992 and the summer of 1996, Mann engaged in inappropriate sexual acts with a female youth choir member, according to police. The abuse started when the victim was 14 years old and most of the incidents occurred in Mann’s office at the church.

So. Just another example of this kind of evil behavior taking place in a holy settingónot some secular venue, where child rape is to be expected, but God’s house. Again. Someone alert Pastor Spink at Berea Baptist Church in Ohio.

Thanks to Slog tipper Art.

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Posted by *snore* | March 25, 2008 4:29 PM

It occurs to me - "spink" has definite possibilities for some sort of new usage term/vote, don't you think?

"She was thrilled to be singing in the church choir - until she got spinked, at least."

Posted by Wowza | March 25, 2008 5:11 PM

You're welcome Dan, but a small correction:
The pastor was arrested in Alabama, but the offenses occurred in Gaithersburg MD.

Posted by Art | March 25, 2008 7:27 PM

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