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Church rescinds hiring of new pastor after backlash


August 13, 2020

Two weeks ago, it was announced that Hope Community Church of God would be hiring a new pastor, William Vorrasi. In a now-deleted post on the Wrangell community Facebook page, he introduced himself and family. His wife, Teresa, was born and raised in Wrangell and he said they were excited about the move. However, it came to light that Vorrasi is on the national sex offender registry. Backlash from the community has caused the church to take back its decision to hire him.

Vorrasi said that his wife had recently made a trip to Wrangell to attend a funeral. While there, she heard that the Chur...

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