Parliamentarian Marc Anthoni Peacock testified that the vote Oct.5 wasn't officially part of the Sunday service and he described it as 'holy hell.' Peacock was originally a defendant in the lawsuit but resigned from the church Thursday and was dropped from the litigation.Williams and Sanford said Mc Farland told the congregation that God directed him to make a public confession.Williams said that the congregation first tried to help the pastor but that when it didn't work, members took a vote during a service Oct. He said some were upset that Mc Farland tried to fire several longtime church officials and others were concerned about taking communion from the ill minister or having him around their children.
Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price issued a preliminary injunction, as sought by deacons and trustees of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Juan Mc Farland, 47, must turn in his church keys and his church-provided Mercedes and then stay away from the church he led for 24 years.Temporarily banned: After the court ruling, Mc Farland returned to the church, met with leaders in a private session, then he turned in his keys and left at p.m.