Father Steve Schunk offers spiritual leadership

Father Steve Schunk took a stroll around the Episcopal Church of the Regeneration with his dogs, Zeke and Maya, by his side. The reverend preaches on the first and third Sunday of every month at 10 a.m. He also preaches every Saturday before the fourth Sunday of the month at 5 p.m. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

PINE PLAINS — Tucked away on Pine Street, the Episcopal Church of the Regeneration ended its six-year search for a priest this past May by welcoming Father Steve Schunk as its new priest. In the six months since he first stepped into his new role, -Schunk has taken it upon himself to get acquainted with the Pine Plains community, forging connections with his parishioners and admiring their resourcefulness in reaching out to those in need.

“It’s wonderful: what a great bunch of people in the community,” Schunk said.

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