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Bakersfield church members remove pastor

Bakersfield church members remove pastor

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Members of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church voted for the ouster of their pastor during a 12-hour meeting Wednesday.

Congregation members blamed Pastor Antonio Alfred for poor financial handling of the church.

The final tally was 263-262 to force out Alfred.