Judge dismisses Pastor Stovall and Kerri Weems’ defamation lawsuit against Celebration Church

Ruling that the court does not have jurisdiction over ecclesiastical matters, a Florida judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by Pastor Stovall Weems and his wife Kerri against leaders of the 12,000-member Celebration Church in Jacksonville they allege ousted them from the church in a “coup” earlier this year.

Judge dismisses Pastor Stovall and Kerri Weems’ defamation lawsuit against Celebration Church
Ruling that the court does not have jurisdiction over ecclesiastical matters, a Florida judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by Pastor Stovall Weems and his wife Kerri against leaders of the 12,000-member Celebration Church in Jacksonville they allege ousted them from the church in a “coup” earlier this year.