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A Place Called Hope

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A Place Called Hope

Popular author Philip Gulley, acclaimed as the voice of small-town American life, returns with a brand new series featuring Sam Gardner, the central character in Gulley's beloved Harmony series.

When Quaker Pastor Sam Gardner is asked by the ill Unitarian minister to oversee a wedding in his place, Sam naturally agrees. It's not until the couple stands before him that he realizes they're two women. In the tempest of strong opinions and misunderstandings that follows the incident, Sam soon finds himself unemployed. Deeply discouraged, he wonders if his pastoral usefulness has come to an end. Perhaps it's time for a change. After all, his wife has found a new job at the library, his elder son is off to college, and the younger has decided to join the military once he graduates high school. Sam is contemplating a future selling used cars when he receives a call from a woman in the suburban town of Hope, Indiana. It seems Hope Friends Meeting is in desperate need of a pastor. Though they only have 12 members, they also have a beautiful meetinghouse and a pie committee (Sam is fond of pie).

But can he really leave his beloved hometown of Harmony?

A Place Called Hope
by Philip Gulley