Duane Yoder

Date of birth



Allegations of sexual misconduct against a parishioner in the context of counseling while serving as a lead pastor at Bay Shore Mennonite Church in Sarasota, Florida, in 2001. Named in a report commissioned by Mennonite Church USA, completed by D. Stafford and Associates, for protecting an alleged perpetrator at Lindale Mennonite Church in 2014, while serving as lead pastor there. Additional complaints about Yoder reportedly made by women to Virginia Mennonite Conference district minister in 2016

Church-related positions held

  • Campus pastor at Hesston College in Hesston, KS (1983-85, 1987-
  • Pastor at Hesston Inter-Mennonite Fellowship (1991-97);
  • Senior pastor at Bay Shore Mennonite
    Church, Sarasota, FL (1997-2003);
  • Lead pastor at Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, VA (2003-

Current employment/location (as of 2017)

  • Last known, Harrisonburg, VA


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