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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446694452, Paperback)St. Louis, 1975. Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church's pastor has gone on to see the King. Still, many people are wondering why he couldn't have just waited until after the Second Sunday in June-a day that's supposed to commemorate the church's 100th anniversary! It's praying time, but is anyone going to show up at the altar? Gethsemane's wealthy, conniving Deacon Cleavon Johnson is determined to have one of his own elected to the pulpit, and the rest of the deacons are at each other's throats. It's up to the women of Gethsemane to do something before time runs out. Their secret weapon? Sheba Cochran-a single mother, former disco party girl, and backslidden church member. Her assignment is to expose every slick-talking candidate endorsed by the church's power-hungry deacon. Then she meets Rev. George Wilson, a true man of God as fiery in love as he is strong in faith. As Deacon Johnson steps up his game to a lower level, Sheba, George, and the congregation must do some heaven-inspired maneuvering to save the future of...
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When the members of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church prepare for its one-hundredth anniversary celebration, the unexpected death of the pastor sets the congregation at odds over who the replacement pastor should be.
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