Stuff – Gloriavale leaders ‘tear apart’ families of those who disagree with their rules, founding member says
By Jake Kenny – Stuff – 06/09/2022
Warning: This story discusses details of alleged sexual abuse.
A Gloriavale member “since its inception” says the community’s leaders do everything in their power to “tear apart” families of members who disagree with them.
After decades of service to the community, Sharon Ready was told she must leave her home, job and the West Coast Christian community because of her marriage to Clem Ready, after he decided to leave in 2018.
“If I was to be married to him, I was not allowed to live in the community,” she told an Employment Court hearing in Christchurch on Tuesday.