Rachel Schnabel Set to Join Episcopal Service Corps

VALRICO – Rachel Schnabel, a parishioner at Holy Innocents’ Valrico and camp counselor at the Diocese of Southwest Florida, was selected to be part of the Episcopal Young Adult Service Corps program for 2016. …. The appointment is the first from the Diocese under Bishop Smith. Schnabel learned about the program last fall, when they sent her a letter. She applied and was accepted, and is currently raising $10,000 for the program. Schnabel, 25, goes for two weeks of training in July at the Holy Cross Anglican Monastery just outside of Poughkeepsie, New York. She expects to be placed in Brazil. She apprciates the approach of the Episcopal Church in their philosophy of mission, with excellent training an…