Glen Cary Lutheran Church

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Blaine Youth Pastor Aquitted Of Sex Charges

A youth director accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a young girl he met at church has been found not guilty on all counts.


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Brother Of Youth Director Says He Warned The Church

The brother of a youth minister accused of sexually abusing a child says he warned the church about Damien Burkhalter.


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Burkhalter Family Warned Church Not To Hire Him

Shortly after Glen Cary Lutheran Church hired Damian Burkhalter as youth director, Burkhalter’s relatives say they told Pastor Paul Settergren approximately four years ago he should not have any contact with children.


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Youth Director Charged With Criminal Sexual Conduct

The youth director at Glen Cary Lutheran Church has been formally charged with criminal sexual conduct, after it was revealed he engaged in an alleged ongoing sexual relationship with a young girl he met at the church.