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Bringing people in



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In the future he would like to see banners, candles and different lighting. Despite there being no visible signage indicating Millennium Place is a church the congregation is growing and now up to 80 people attend Sunday services. More than 300 came to the Christmas service and at Easter they had to lock the doors.

"I insist that it become a worshipping place," said Hershey.

"We are still trying to understand how we relate to this building."

But it is not just the building he is working on, it is the very image of the church in the community.

"The church has for too long said we are here but it is your job to come and find us," he said.

"The church is now discovering that it is my job to go out and bring people in."