There could be significant implications to this court case, which will be argued before the Supreme Court on October 5. The case as described seems to be a poor choice for any definitive ruling on the ministerial exception to rest upon.
10/4 update: a related case (HT). 10/5 update: on a related book; also, Some. Related. Materials.
1/16/12 update: The case was decided 9-0 in favor of the congregation. Here are the opinion(s) from The SCOTUS.
1/17/12 update: Another take on the case. Worth consideration.