Court: Church members will vote on their leader

Court: Church members will vote on their leader »Play Video
BAKERSFIELD, Calif (KBAK/KBFX) - Members of one of Bakersfield's historic churches received good news as the court ruled they will have their say in who leads their church.

Some members of St John's Missionary Baptist Church have expressed displeasure with Pastor Antonio Alfred.

After hearing testimony on both sides, the civil court commissioner Linda Ettienne made her decision - members will have the right to vote.