“…In the new millennium, many people imagine church as a small, deep, and creative community. They plant churches instead of launching them, acknowledging that we’re initiating a process that takes time. A planter nurtures the soil by developing deep relationships instead of overlaying one formula for success onto a variety of contexts. The church is not usually building-centric but meets in whatever place is comfortable or available—coffeehouses and homes. The gathering is not performance-oriented; instead, worship involves everyone in planning liturgy, music, or art…”
~ Carol Howard Merritt (From here).