Local pastor Cornelius Taylor was convicted Thursday on eight counts of sexual assault on a minor, the Sacramento County District Attorney's office reported.
A troubled teen with no family support was befriended by Taylor at his church.
She moved in with the pastor and his wife when she was 16 years old, the district attorney's office reported.
Taylor repeatedly sexually assaulted the girl in incidents that continued after she turned 18 years old.
Taylor is due to be sentenced March 9.
He faces a sentence of 7 years, 8 months in prison.