[LISTEN] Sexual harassment claims at church emerged months ago

District Bishop for the Methodist City Mission in Pretoria, Themba Mntambo has confirmed allegations of sexual harassment have been lodged against a church steward.

These allegations were brought to the attention of church officials late last year.

On Sunday, a group of protesters disrupted a church service when they got on stage in the middle of the steward’s announcement to the congregants.

A video of the demonstration has gone viral on social media.

Two of the protesters can be seen holding placards with the words “Stop Pledging Thokoza Statement” and another “Stop Sexual Harassment”.

Mntambo says the accusations were resolved but couldn't say what the outcome was.

In fact two retired ministers were appointed to handle the matter, at that time it seemed as if the matter was resolved.

Themba Mntambo, District Bishop for the Methodist City Mission

We agreed that we will continue to investigate and find out exactly what it was that was resolved.

Themba Mntambo, District Bishop for the Methodist City Mission

I have informed the leaders that there is a sexual harassment policy that needs to be followed.

Themba Mntambo, District Bishop for the Methodist City Mission

He says the steward will be suspended amid investigations.

We will inform him that he needs to step down from leadership until the matter is resolved.

Themba Mntambo, District Bishop for the Methodist City Mission

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview....


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