Blessing of the Fields at Innisfree
Date(s) - 05/05/2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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All are welcome to join St. Peter’s and Grace Episcopal Church for an Interfaith Service of Blessing of the Fields.
The event, free and open to all, will include music, readings, and a blessing of fields and seeds. (You are welcome to bring your own seeds).
- Bishop Andrew Dietsche, Episcopal Diocese of New York
- Rev. Albert Ogle, St Peter’s Church, Lithgow
- Rev. Dr. Matthew Calkins, Grace Church, Millbrook
- Dr. Umar M. Ahmad and Imam Hafiz Badar Usman, Mid-Hudson Islamic Center, Wappingers Falls
- Jessica Berlin, Isabella Freedman, Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village
- Donna Coane, Leader and Healer, Schaghticoke First Nations
- Lama Lhadrun & Lama Palzang, Kagyu Thubten Choling Monastery, Wappingers Falls
- Reuben Mow, Bruderhof Communities
Farmers, gardeners, and individuals are invited to bring their seeds to be blessed. Walking is required. Suggested donation $8 per adult. For general information call 845 677-3064.
Farms & Chef Food Truck of Le Express Restaurant will have lunch available for purchase. Tables overlooking Innisfree Garden will be available for picnicking.
Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Road, Millbrook
P.S. There will still be an 8 a.m. service at St. Peter’s, but no 9:30 a.m. service at the church in Lithgow.