Pastor Pleads Guilty to Stealing From Sayre Church

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 11:47 pm
By: News 9

SAYRE, Oklahoma -- A Sayre preacher accused of stealing money from his congregation has pleaded guilty to embezzlement.

Tim Zeman is accused of stealing at least $100,000 from the Church of the Nazarene's building fund and also mortgaging the church parsonage. 

Church members said he left the church financially devastated, and they had no choice but to close it.

Zeman's sentencing is set for August 18.

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