Church holds first community pig roast

From left, Chloe Baden, Samantha Saazedra and Evelynn Williams were among those at the church’s pig roast. The trio said they enjoyed all of the fun activities. Photo By Stefanie Giglio

PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Episcopal Church of the Regeneration held its first community pig roast on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Parishioner Amy Baden said that the purpose of the cookout is “to let the community know we’re here and that our doors are always open.”

“Every charitable organization should have a day to say hello to the community,” said the Rev. Mike Shafer, priest at the church. He went on to say that he hoped the event helps people feel included in the community and lets everyone know there is a group that cares about them.

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