When the Rev. Steve Sjogren founded The Vineyard Community Church two decades ago with just 37 members, the truly big congregations in town were of the cloth that you might expect: institutions run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati or other "mainline" denominations.

Lord, how times"”and Sunday mornings in Cincinnati"”have changed.

Today, the Vineyard in Springdale"”as well as Crossroads Community Church in Oakley, Solid Rock Church in Monroe and dozens of other non-denominational churches across the Tristate"”are all doing their part to nibble away at the base audience of traditional denominations.

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