Retired from law, farming, real estate, editing and publishing, Stephen Kaye has taken up music as promoting and audience. Stephen says that “The John Reid Book Club” keeps him alert to the possibilities and the meaning of infinity.
Watch Stephen’s talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVWJbwNN_dY&feature=youtu.be
Betsy Shequine, recently retired after over 40 years of the practice of law in Dutchess County, still serves as Town Justice; in the Town of Washington (Village of Millbrook); is a former Senior Warden of St. Peter’s Church, whose avocation is the study of the work of psychologist Carl Jung, and has spent many years in this study including a summer program at the Jung Institute in Kusnacht, near Zurich, in Switzerland.
Watch Betsy’s talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eeH8AvHiMQ
A North Carolina native, Tricia Mendenhall grew up between Mobile, Alabama and Short Hills, New Jersey. She graduated from Converse College in South Carolina and later attended The Corcoran School in Washington, DC. Following a lifelong interest in art, Tricia has worked in clay, gouache, graphite, and colored pencil. She worked as a scenic artist for Judith Martin’s Paper Bag Players, a children’s theater group based in New York City. After raising three children in Manhattan, she moved to the Millbrook area with her husband, Greg. They are loving the country life, which includes attending St. Peter’s Church where Tricia has the privilege of serving as a Lay Eucharistic Minister.
Watch Tricia’s talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuHgNOEIHWA
And a closer look at her art here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ-JZoUmPgQ
Born in New Zealand, John Reid was educated there and as Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, as well as on cricket fields and rugby grounds. Was an economist and strategic planner in New York and London with WR Grace and Pfizer before general management in India and Bangladesh and thence to further strategic planning with Colgate, general management in Greece, the UK and Australia/South East Asia before back to New York as CTO / Exec VP for R&D, IT and the Supply Chain. In retirement, Associate Professor at NYU and several directorships of for profit and not for profit boards. Lucky husband of Claire and father of Thomas and Christopher, plus Grandfather to their delightful offspring. Along the way was confirmed in the Presbyterian church in New Zealand, an Elder in our non-denominational church in Bangladesh, elder in First Presbyterian in Princeton and Warden here at St. Peter’s.
Watch John’s talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spde517WpCU
Walter Cadette is an economist who had a 25-year career at the Morgan bank forecasting economic and financial trends. After he retired, he was senior scholar at the Levy Institute at Bard College and adjunct professor at Columbia University. He has been a member of many hospital system investment committees, chairman of the board at the Ferncliff nursing home, and a founding board member at Grace Church Immigrant Outreach. Prior to joining Morgan, Cadette was a foreign service officer, with tours of duty in Washington and Central America. He was educated at Fordham, Georgetown, and New York University. He and his wife Joan live in Millbrook village.
Watch Walter’s talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ySwOmdzUag
This Lent we invited the parishioners and friends of St. Peter’s to explore the questions “What do we mean when we say we believe in God?” and “How is God present in different spheres of life?”. We thank our speakers and all attendees for their participation, and invite you to watch the recordings of the sessions on this page.
The Memorial Service on Sunday, May 28th at 9:00 a.m. St. Peter’s Cemetery. Guest speaker will be Col. Nicole Raney Drury, one of the first women leaders in the US military.
Worship Walks – Celebrating God in Creation. Each Worship Walk is a short 1-2 mile hike lasting approximately 2 hours and is a worship service throughout led by an Episcopal priest. Click on Worship Walks and read more.