Petition to remove Rev. Don Horner from St. Paul church

A petition is calling for Eastside Community Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Minn. to remove Rev. Don Horner for his current positions, which include lead pastor, parish administrator and music director. The petition was posted on, with support from parents, church members and community members.

Rev. Horner was the focus of a Fox 9 investigation that aired on Monday, May 11. The St. Paul church is standing behind Horner, despite a recent investigation by the White Bear Lake Police Department for sexually abusing teenage boys more than three decades ago.

FOX 9 INVESTIGATORS - St. Paul church stands by pastor who admitted to sex with teenage boy