Henrietta Miggins, Ceila Simmons and Betsy Davis are called “The Little Old Ladies” at the little church on the corner of Wilson and Elm in Normal, Pennsylvania – though not usually to their face. Together, they fight a losing battle to maintain the dignity and tradition of the fine institution in the face of an increasing casual culture, pastoral creativity, and technological innovation. Because if there’s one thing these ladies are certain of, it’s that life was better back in “their days.”
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