“Eli Echevarria, was allowed to continue leading his church as pastor of El Calvario Baptist Church, New Haven, CT, for five years while on the state sex offender registry after a child-molestation conviction. It was only after his second arrest in 2014 on child pornography that he stepped down as pastor. He was sentenced to 2 years in prison. Echevarri attended First Baptist Church, Bradford, CT, at some point.
The church is associated with American Baptist Churches of Connecticut. The article listed below discusses events in detail.
Source: SBC Database
Released to Guidepost Solutions, Sunny Lee, 2/28/2022