Reverend Dr. William Weaver, 69, removed himself Linden Presbyterian Church in New Jersey in January over the allegations which he has neither confirmed nor denied
A Presbyterian minister has been accused of taking advantage of troubled men who came to him for counsel by telling them that oral sex was a 'healing method' he used to get rid of evil spirits in them.
Reverend Dr. William Weaver, 69, removed himself Linden Presbyterian Church in New Jersey in January this year, three days before he was due to face the accusations.
Three adult men say he told them that they had to expunge demons and evil spirits lurking in their bodies through their semen.
The men say he would have them undress, lie flat on their backs naked and balance stones and coins on their bodies, telling them not to move while he performed oral sex on them.
Afterwards, the men say he told them not to tell anyone about what they had done because no one would understand.
They shared their stories with My Central New Jersey on Tuesday. The church also found that he had downloaded gay porn to his computer, it is reported.
Because the men were all of age when they say the alleged encounters happened and because they consented to them, there are no grounds for criminal action.
By stepping down from Linden, where he had worked for 39 years, he left before he could be asked to.
Weaver has since not spoken of the allegations, telling My Central New Jersey that he 'could not' comment when approached.
DailyMail.com's attempts to reach him were not successful on Tuesday.
A.J. Meeker, now 37, claims he was one of the men who Weaver did it to.
He said he started seeing him when he was 20 in the early 2000s. He says was struggling to cope with his own relationships and with the fact that his parents had broken up when he was a teenager when he took comfort in Weaver's advice.
He says he told him that there were people casting evil spells on him.
Their sessions, he said, were held in the bathroom of the manse, where Weaver told him to undress then lie down.
The men say the reverend targeted them after they went to him for advice or counsel. He had worked out of Linden Presbyterian Church in