I recently received and accepted a call to serve another church. I confess that this call was largely welcome, as I experienced considerable frustration in my first charge. Of course, I'm grateful for all the learning that occurred in this place, perhaps in part due to some of the frustrations I encountered. But now I have an opportunity for a fresh new start! I'm doing my best to end well at my first church, which, as my wise mentor said, includes preparing for your next church. My question is, how do you start well at your next church? Naturally, I want to avoid some of the mistakes I made and the frustrations I experienced in my first church wherever possible. Therefore, I'm carefully debriefing my experience these days. I recently talked with a retired Anglican minister, who said that the first six months at a church will make or break your ministry in that place. Is that true? If so, what can I do to be more intentional with this next chapter of ministry to ensure better health and ministry success?