Teen Apologizes to Pastor for Vandalizing Church

By Julien Virgin

March 26, 2018 - 5:25 pm

Two Monroe teens are in Henry County Jail after vandalizing a McDonough Church last week, but not before apologizing to the Church's pastor.

19-year-old Nathanial Rabideau admitted to family members that he plastered satanic images on the walls of Seed Planters Church in McDonough. 

On Sunday Rabideau's father, Danial, told reporters that he accompanied his son to meet with the church's pastor, Daunta Long, to apologize for the crime.

Rabidueau then turned himself into the Henry County Jail.

On March 19th, Long discovered the church's back door kicked in and the sanctuary walls covered in racially and religiously offensive writing. 

Long told reporters that he has forgiven Rabideau.

Both Rabideau and Tyler Casey, 19, are charged with burglary, criminal damage to property and vandalism to a place of worship.

The estimated damage to the church was estimated at $10,000.

Seed Planters Church was scheduled to have its  inaugural service on Easter Sunday.

Both teens are scheduled to face a judge Monday. 

Photos Courtesy Henry County Jail