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Pastors Falsely Arrested – Update

My friend Anna just posted the following update, which I’m forwarding on as I know many have been praying for the families involved:

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Here is an email I recieved from my sister today…….

Dear Friends,

We spent several hours in court today and the trial dates have been set. My husband’s trial will take place Feb. 25 and 26 of next year. The Burns trial is scheduled for April 15 and 16 of next year. Ours is sooner because our lawyer filed for speedy trial and Aaron has requested that we get this over and done with as soon as possible. We still have not received states evidence so our lawyer is not able to do a whole lot to prepare for our case, he has filed the necessary documents but we have to wait for the prosecution.

The Burns laywer approached the judge about the stipulation in place regarding contact with Aaron. He listened to the reasons that the stipulation should be removed and then listened to the prosecutions reasons for continuing the stipulation. Thankfully he said that the Burns could have contact with my husband only as it relates to church but they couldn’t discuss the case with my husband. That is a huge blessing.

From what I understand we won’t be appearing in court regarding these criminal charges until the trials. I do ask that you pray for me specifically on September 28. I have not yet received my deposition papers but I’ve been informed that I will have some served to me and I will have to meet with Mark Williams (prosecutor) and others on that date to give testimony and be questioned regarding my observations of Aletheia.

Beth is a few days past her due date but still “great with child”.

Thanks again for your continued prayers,
Vee Rodgerson

[Anna again]

Aletheia is able to be at home now, but she is still a ward of the state. There really haven’t been any new developments, but please continue to keep this situation in your thoughts and prayers.

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