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2021. A new year.  A fresh start.  As our leadership team has been meeting and planning events for the women at Hope Church we've been repeatedly wrestling with the same question: how can we safely provide opportunities for women to connect?  There is no doubt about it. 2020 did not go like we planned. COVID-19 changed the way that we gather and meet in ways that we never could have predicted. Last year we planned on monthly gatherings to share food and conversation. We planned to host a bunco night. We planned on a big craft event and a Christmas party. Yet month after month we were forced to continue to re-evaluate those plans and choose the course of action that we felt would best serve the ladies of our church during a pandemic.  We continue to struggle with the reality that there is a wide range of what is comfortable for an individual. The pandemic has forced us to become more comfortable connecting online, but it's still inferior to being together. However, we as a team