Hi. I’m Grace, a Young Adult Volunteer with the Presbyterian Church (USA). I will be spending the upcoming year on a reverse-mission experience in South Korea, where I hope to learn about the people and their language and culture. My interest in peacebuilding and reconciliation will help me examine ways conflict is perpetuated in South Korea and explore possible solutions. Follow along on my Journey!

From the blog

My First Month in Korea

I can’t believe I have been in Korea for a month! The first 2 weeks were spent alone in quarantine – thank goodness for ZOOM and Facetime. Kate & I were in separate rooms but Hyeyoung,…

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The Adventure Begins

After a virtual year as a Young Adult Volunteer with Presbyterian Missions, I’m so psyched to begin my YAV year in South Korea! I woke up at 3:45 in the morning; mom made sausage & eggs…

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Packing for a Year in Korea

Packing for a year abroad, including four seasons, is a challenge. United Airlines allows two pieces of checked luggage, each less than or equal to 62 linear inches and weighing less than or equal to 50…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Grace. I will be spending a year in South Korea. I hope you follow along with my journey!