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In Augustwith the church property facing foreclosure, the campus was sold to another local growing church; [9] who then allowed Chapel Hill to use their old sanctuary. The resulting public outcry caused the store’s closure.

The Gospel Harvester Ministries was birthed out of their burning desire to reach out to those scattered and wounded. Not long after taking over at Hemphill, Paulk became a member of “Concerned Clergy,” an interracial group of Atlanta pastors who opposed racial segregation.

The New York Times That has been our theme from the beginning and is a message that still echoes from the pulpit today. Earl Paulk was soon joined in marriage to a young lady from his father’s church, Norma Davis. Bishop Paulk now heads a staff of over 25 full-time pastors who serve a parish of over 25, Admitted affair to the church last year The archbishop, his brother and the church are being sued by former church employee Mona Brewer, who says Earl Paulk manipulated her into an affair from to by telling her it was her only path to salvation.


From the first day, Paulk was committed to opening the doors of his church to all people, regardless of racial or economic background. It was during this time that he began preaching against racism.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution In its new location the church continues to grow and becomes one of the first truly racially integrated congregations in the entire South. For over 55 years, the Cathedral has opened its doors to people from every walk of life. However, he admitted the adulterous affair which forced him out of Hemphill Church of God 32 years earlier.

The story received considerable national coverage.

Megachurch leader in mega-sized sex scandal

She claimed to have confronted him as far back as the s about his immorality. Members of Archbishop Earl Paulk’s family stood at the pulpit of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit at Chapel Hill Harvester Church a few Sundays ago and revealed the secret exposed by a recent court-ordered paternity test.

This stance wasn’t popular even with some members of his own church; when the first blacks set foot in the church in the early s, several whites walked eearl in protest.

Jan Royston, who left the church instarted an online support group for former members to discuss their crushed faith and hurt feelings. In March offounder Bishop Earl Paulk makes his transition and several months later the church moves to its present location at H.

Earl Paulk

With a pastorate in the Atlanta area during the earp ‘s, Pastor Paulk became known around the city for his bold preaching against prejudice and racism through his television and radio programs. According to her, he had confessed and promised to reform, but reneged on his promise.

The flashy megachurch began in with just a few dozen members in the Little Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta. Other women also claimed they had been coerced into sex with Earl Paulk and other members of the church’s administration. The living proof of that lie is year-old D.


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Most active discussions votes comments. Upon their return, they continued in the founders’ footsteps ushering the ministry into another shift in consciousness. His name does, however, appear in the second Ministers’ Manifesto of The lawsuit was later dropped. Ina church member claimed she was pressured into a sexual relationship with Don Paulk. At 17, Paulk said he received a call from God paul enter ministry. Paulk said he did not learn the secret of his parentage until the paternity test.

Inafter serving as youth pastor, worship leader and associate pastor, sharing the pulpit bi-monthly with Bishop Paulk, Donald Earl Paulk and his wife Brandi founded Grace Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where they ministered for 3 years until returning to become Senior Pastors of the Cathedral in August Earl Paulk denied the allegations, claiming Weeks was either mentally unstable or under evil influences.

While attending Furman, Paulk served as an associate rarl at his father’s church in Eadl.

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FaithSex scandal Advertise. Under Georgia law, the second suit they filed couldn’t continue until the attorneys’ fees were paid. The Brewers did, in fact, refile the suit with another judge.