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  • Welcoming God into Community (Peter Fitch, written about 2005)

    Thirteen years ago, after almost six years of serving as a pastor in a traditional church setting, my wife, Mary Ellen, and I sensed that God was leading us to plant a new-style church. With the help of some friends we followed through. Today St. Croix Vineyard is an interesting example of what church can look like in a small town. It is neither a mega-church nor a famous church, but it is an authentic Christian worship community that works hard at caring for the poor and at being an influence for good in many different ways.

    This book is full of the stories of God’s involvement in this process. For those who were there, it will…

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