COURTNEY WILSON was once a prominent member of the Remnant Church of God 7th Day, on Ogontz Avenue, near 77th Street in Cedarbrook.
It was due to the position he held at the church that he came in contact with the teenage girls, whom he first befriended and later sexually assaulted.
By the time Philadelphia police arrested Wilson in December 2011, he had violated at least five girls, including a relative.
On Friday, Wilson, 58, was sentenced to 15 to 30 years in state prison for two counts of rape, three counts of corrupting the morals of a minor and related charges. Common Pleas Judge Denis Cohen handed down the sentence.