SEX ABUSE: Pastor To Appear In Court

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A metro youth pastor charged with sexual abuse is scheduled to appear in court this week.

27-year-old Ryan McKelvey is charged with two counts of third degree sexual abuse and two counts sexual exploitation by a counselor.

Police say McKelvey had inappropriate sexual relations with two teenage girls during his time as a youth pastor at heritage Assembly of God Church in Des Moines.

McKelvey’s initial appearance is set for Friday morning.

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