A gift of one year: Inspiration to do good for others

From left, the Rev. Matt Calkin; Abby Nathanson, program director; Bishop Alan Shin; Jorge Gruber; Marcella Gallo; Anastasiia Khlopina; and in front, Maihan. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — What could one do with the gift of a year? What could one become?  In the literature from Grace Episcopal Church in Millbrook, these are the questions put forth to the young people who have taken advantage of the Grace Year initiative at the church.

Grace Year is a fellowship program that invites young adults to live in “intentional community” in rural New York, to serve in positions with local agencies, studying spirituality, leadership and justice.

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