This story revolves around Father Tim and Cynthia. They have been at home in Mitford for three years since returning from Whitecap Island. This story has interesting small town characters. Dooley looks toward his career as a vet; Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight a haircut price war that takes no prisoners and Percy has a risky new menu item at the Main Street Grill. Father Tim dislikes change and retirement. He and Cynthia gear up for a year-long ministry across the state line.