Millerton’s Brown Church feeds body and soul

Mindy Weiner, right, said she and friend Lori Brunese, left, “started going to the church dinner last year. We like it very much. The people are very nice and helpful to other people.” In the background are some of the household items that are also distributed at the meals. Photo by Rhiannon Leo-Jameson

MILLERTON— Ever since its inception, Small Town America has been known for taking care of its own. Millerton is a prime example, especially behind the sturdy doors of First Presbyterian Church of Millerton — also known as The Brown Church on Main Street.

There, anyone in need can find a small band of volunteers who use the church as a base providing all manner of help for fellow townspeople as they collect and distribute clothing, household goods, food and medical equipment and put on a free monthly meal.

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