Jail home to God’s House pair

Police say they are holding the two because they won’t cooperate. PLAINFIELD — The two inhabitants of “God’s House” in Moosup remained in jail following their arraignment Friday because they would not sign a written promise to appear back in Danielson Superior Court. On Thursday, Plainfield police arrested Lee Ecker, 72, also known as “J.C. […]

Nobody home at ‘God’s House’

PLAINFIELD — “God’s House” is empty. Neighbors are happy. When Plainfield police hauled away Lee Ecker, 72, also known as “J.C. Foster,” and Theresa Bellavance, 41, also known as “Sister Rachel,” from 88 Church St., also known as “God’s House,” Thursday, the neighbors cheered. Some took the day off to videotape it. Others popped champagne […]

Police evict people who claim God was landlord

PLAINFIELD, Conn. — “God’s House” is empty after the eviction of two religious devotees who claimed they were instructed to remain in the house by God. The home is covered with posters bearing scripture verses, and a sign that asks residents to inquire Plainfield officials about why God’s wrath is coming to town. Police Thursday […]

God’s house arrest

For months the people in one Plainfield homesaid their place was legally owned by god and they weren’t budging. But today they were taken away in handcuffs. JC Foster and Sister Rachel are now out of the house and the neighbors are celebrating. The pair had said they would not leave on their own and […]

Trouble stirring in ‘God’s House’

Norwich Bulletin (Connecticut), Aug. 1, 2003 http://www.norwichbulletin.com/ By DON BOND PLAINFIELD — The two remaining inhabitants of God’s House at 88 Church St., defied a legal notice to vacate the property Thursday. “This is not J. C.’s house, this is truly God’s house, so there is no way we could even consider leaving,” said J.C. […]

God’s House Tenants Face Eviction Proceedings

The Hartford Courant (Connecticut), Aug. 1, 2003 http://www.ctnow.com/ By LEE FOSTER, Courant Staff Writer PLAINFIELD — The two remaining tenants of God’s House are being threatened with eviction. J. C. Foster – who calls himself the Mouth of God – and Sister Rachel say they aren’t going anywhere. Anyone who tries to take them out […]
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