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Grace Church Mailing Address
P.O. Box 366, 3328 Franklin Avenue
Millbrook, New York 12545

Tel: P 845.677.3064, F 845.677.3134

Blessing our Sacred Places

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. join leaders and members of various faith traditions for an interfaith celebration at Innisfree Garden located in Millbrook, NY. 

The celebration will include music, readings, and a blessing of fields and seeds (people are welcome to bring packets of seeds to be blessed). The “Farms and Chef Food Truck” of Le Express Restaurant will have lunch available for purchase. Picnicking is also encouraged; picnic tables overlooking the Garden are available.

This event is co-sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church and Innisfree Garden in Millbrook. Participating clergy include Rabbi Daniel Victor of Temple Beth El, Poughkeepsie, Dr. Umar M. Ahmad, Mid-Hudson Islamic Center, Wappingers Falls, Donna Coane (Ohstonha Ohskennonoton), Council member and spiritual leader, Schaghticoke First Nations of New York and Connecticut, and the Rev. Dr. Matthew Calkins, Rector, Grace Church. 

The event is free and open to the public and is a part of the Food/Farm/Faith Initiative (F/F/F). This initiative seeks to grow community, nourish dialogue, and plant the future by connecting members of various food, farm, and faith communities in New York’s Hudson Valley through events and partnerships. Donations of any amount are accepted in support of Rural and Migrant Ministry’s youth leadership summer camp.

For inquiries about this event, please contact the Rev. Dr. Mathew Calkins at calkins@gracemillbrook.org or at 845-677-3064.  

Innisfree Garden is located at 362 Tyrrel Road, Millbrook, NY. For more information about Innisfree Gardens visit www.innisfreegarden.org or call (845) 677-8000.