Tabulating all the statistics for the annual report, I discovered that we averaged 646 in worship attendance this past year -- and that's down 13 from last year.
It's the first time in twenty years that our church has averaged less in worship attendance than the year before.
The population density of Sawyer County is 13 people per square mile -- so I guess you could say we were "off by a mile!"
Of course, I need to remember that we gave a good group of people away to start our daughter church in Minong. They're running well over 100 people now in worship -- so maybe it's better to say "we lost a mile to gain ten."