Last night was the first time that all of us had ever gotten together. Everyone’s schedule lined up so we had a potluck at my house.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss last week’s Preview Service and decide what we wanted to improve, add, tweak, or get rid of. There were 8 of us there, and that was ideal for the process.

As the group discussed the Preview Service I got a glimpse of something I’ve been dreaming about for years–a group of creative, energetic people released and empowered to complete a task. I think it’s fun to watch.

The group stayed for about 3 hours, and during that time there was no break in the conversation. It was like music as the room filled with “what ifs” and “how abouts.” I’ve got several good ideas that we’ll have to discuss some more to decide how to use them.

We’re going to add a drama to our second preview service and also better greeting as people come into the Playhouse. It’s going to be exciting to watch the ideas of this group take shape and become real through the participation of people.