The man known as the 'Prophet' at the Church of Jesus Christ Restored will head to trial next May to face 24 charges.

Fred King faces charges stemming from alleged incidents between 1978 and 2008 while he was head of the church in Chatsworth near Owen Sound.

Charges range from sexual exploitation to sexual interference, sexual assault, assault causing bodily harm and uttering death threats.

The trial will begin on May 16th, 2016 and is expected to last three weeks.