Results of Church Trial


A church trial for Rev. Carla Badgett, Full Elder, was held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas, on June 20-21, 2012.  Bishop J. Woodrow Hearn, Retired, served as the Presiding Judge.


A jury of thirteen clergy members in Full Connection returned a verdict of guilty.


In the penalty phase of the jury's deliberation it was decided that Rev. Badgett would be on Suspension three to five years with certain stipulations.


The proceedings of the trial are confidential.