Somers church rocked by scandal

A closed door meeting was held at Saint Luke's Church Saturday night to discuss the suspension of Reverend David James and what the future holds.James is accused of having "an inappropriate relationship" with a female parishioner and the scandal has rocked the Episcopal community. James is accused of violating two church laws regarding relationships with members. The church calls the suspension a "temporary inhibition."Those who attend Saint Luke's said they want the Reverend to return, but some did not want to talk about the issue. Paul Heller, a member of the church, said James deserves a second chance like everyone else. No details have been released about the relationship in question, or how long the suspension or investigation of James will last.

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