Byline: JENNIFER SHEA Correspondent
The self-study revealed the strengths and weaknesses of the church and helped the parishioners to chart a course for the future.
The council chose a young man who celebrated his 40th birthday this past Wednesday, Pastor Doug Zimmerman.
Pink and purple balloons decorate the tables outside his office; streamers still hang from the ceiling fans.
The atmosphere in the church office is radiant, festive; the promise of youth and hope permeates the small space.
Zimmerman's office is meticulously messy; rhinoceros, giraffe, a duck and a camel are stoic sentinels of Zimmerman's wedding pictures, snapshots …