The church's pastor, Randy Meadows, did not return repeated calls for comment this week from The Associated Press and no one answered a door at the church on Thursday.
Hourigan, 41, was charged in 1998 with sexually abusing and sodomizing an 11-year-old boy. He pleaded guilty to lesser charges and was released from prison in 2006.
Hourigan told CNN that he has completed a sex offender treatment program and was up front with the church's pastor about his criminal past.
"I've learned that I have to change the way that I think in order to change my actions and behaviors," he said on CNN.
Just when you think the patriarchy cannot get any stupider....