The Greenville County Sheriff's Office has charged 29 year-old Joshua Hugh Finney with with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a minor 2nd Degree and Lewd Act on a Minor.
In April, a 17 year-old female notified the authorities that she first met Finney when was her Bible study leader and youth pastor at First Baptist Church Conestee in early 2008. She was 13 years-old at the time.
Investigators say that in November 2009 Finney allegedly kissed the victim and then in December 2010 Finney allegedly had sexual intercourse with the victim, who was 15 years old at the time.
Finney turned himself in earlier on Tuesday and is currently in the detention center awaiting a bond hearing.
First Baptist Church Conestee is located near Donaldson Center about a mile south of Conestee Dam.