Texas Church Closed After Pastor Arrested For Drugs, Family Violence

TEXAS CITY (January 27, 2013)—Baypoint Community Church in Texas City has closed after the arrest of its pastor for drug possession and family violence.

A bank has foreclosed on the Baypoint Community Church's property in Texas City.

The development came comes weeks after the church's pastor, Terry Gass, was accused of pushing his girlfriend out of his SUV.

Police found him and the SUV in the church's parking lot in November.

While he was being booked at city jail, police say they discovered cocaine wrapped in a dollar bill in his wallet.

Gass then said he was taking a temporary leave of absence, but two associate pastors then resigned.


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