Sometimes a combination that seems unlikely (like churches and winemaking) results in a great outcome.
Consider the men’s club of Sacred Heart Church in Saratoga, California. An important activity is making wine from the church’s 280 grapevines. Award-winning wines.
Steve Coates is the president of the club and said that the club and the church are a good fit. One goal of the winemaking it keeping men attached to the church in addition to the women who customarily attend.
Workers on any of the several group work details are rewarded with a bottle of wine later on. There are other incentives as well. When it is time to get a crew together for maintenance and other chores likes netting, there are donuts....