Book 1: Knocking
A disgraced spouse. A devastated daughter. A troubled recluse. Can steadfast faith right a string of wrongs?
When their local church closes, seven senior women decide to start a new one. Pooling their funds, they buy a building that’s crumbling around them. Then, despite large hurdles and loud critics, the ladies work to create the church they’ve always wanted to attend.
The ladies don’t realize it when they begin, but Carver Harbor needs them to be beacons of hope. And with God’s help, come what may, they are up for the challenge.
Book 2: Kicking
Esther is her granddaughter’s last chance.
Esther hasn’t seen Zoe in years and hardly knows her. But she’s not going to turn her away. Zoe is family, and she’s a child.
A wild child. How will Esther keep her from self-destructing?
Zoe wants nothing to do with the crazy-hat lady from her grandmother’s creepy old church. But as Rachel starts to share herself with young Zoe, Esther sees a change. Will it be enough to save her life?
Book 3: Searching
Nora hasn’t seen her son in three days, and no one seems to care.
His friends say they haven’t seen him, but Nora thinks they’re lying. The police say he’s just run off, but Nora knows this isn’t true. He might be a troublemaker, but he wouldn’t do this to her. She will not rest until she finds him, but she’s in it alone.
Then one day, crippled by fatigue and fear, Nora finds her way to a weird little church. And suddenly, she’s not alone anymore.
Book 4: Knitting
Ask anyone: 17-year-old Jason DeGrave leads a charmed life. He’s the handsome hero, bound for greatness. But Jason has a secret, and it’s killing him. He doesn’t know what to do and asking for help will only make things worse. Can the seven senior saints of New Beginnings Church make a difference, or is this one bigger than them?
Book 5: Working
Pastor Adam has issued the burgeoning congregation of New Beginnings a challenge: It’s time for boots on the ground.
It’s time to go out into Carver Harbor and meet real people where they’re really at. Some congregants are more comfortable with this new direction than others are. Rachel and Cathy are thrilled. Fiona and Chevon? Not so much.
Esther and gang will find their mettle tested as they come face-to-face with circumstances so difficult there seems to be no possible solution.
But with their God, the impossible becomes possible.
Book 6: Splitting
New Beginnings Church is growing so fast, they’re practically bursting at the seams. Newly appointed elder Joe Weir thinks such growth warrants operational changes. The founding mothers disagree. As tensions rise, people choose sides, and the founding mothers start fighting amongst themselves. Can a pregnant teenager and her friends show the adults the way back to their original vision?