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

Reading in Church and Kimchi Making

During Sunday’s (November 7th) worship service, I read from the Gospel of Mark in Korean! It was painfully difficult but I felt better after I finished. I am so grateful for the members of this church…

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Seodaemun Prison

On Friday Nov. 5th, I went to Seodaemun Prison which was built by the Japanese during their colonization of Korea. It opened in 1908 and was used to imprison activist who fought for Korea’s independence. After…

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After School Center

In November I started working at an after-school children’s center (Kkumnamu Kiumi Care Center), which provides care for first through eight graders from low-income families. When the children arrive at the center, they do their homework.…

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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!