Quaker Organization Events

September 2017 Events


October 2017 Events

October 1 - World Quaker Day - #WorldQuakerDay2017

Sunday, October 1 marks World Quaker Day, the day where we Friends celebrate worldwide our different ways of worship, traditions, and practices. This year's theme is Gathering in Worship around the World. For more information, visit www.worldquakerday.org.

October 7 – Friends Wilderness Center Fall Work Day
Friends Wilderness Center (Harpers Ferry, WV)

Come and help us complete some needed chores in the Niles cabin, yard, and on the nearby trails. Enjoy the special fellowship that is part and parcel of shared work. Donate your time and effort and receive in return a great home-cooked lunch (free of charge) and the special gifts of the Blue Ridge beauty in Fall. Please RSVP to Sheila Bach to assist her in meal planning. Note: If this will be your first time visiting FWC, please be sure to read the Directions page on our website - www.friendswilderness.org - to avoid getting lost or arriving later than intended. If you download the free WAZE directions system, it will bring you directly to our door. The work will begin at 10am and conclude by 4. Please let Sheila Bach (snbach@earthlink.net) know that you will be joining in the fun on work day so that she can purchase enough food for everyone.

November 2017 Events

November 2 – 3 – FCNL Quaker Public Policy Institute and Lobby Day
Washington Court Hotel (Washington, DC)

FCNL very much wishes to extend a hand to Friends who are fired-up to engage and impact Congress in accordance with Quaker values and spirit-led advocacy efforts. Friends who are looking for the change-making resources, structures and accompaniment of other Friends across the country will find all of that at the friends Committee on national Public Policy Institute taking place November 2-3, 2017 in Washington, DC. First-time attendees as well returning Friends can register at a reduced cost from $50-$125, with most meals included. Travel can be financed through FCNL. Do not let funding get in your way of attending this transformative Quaker gathering. For more information and to register, see www.fcnl.org/annualmeeting.

November 2 – 5 – Retreat for Friends of Color
Stony Point Center (Stony Point, NY)

FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program is sponsoring a Fall Gathering for Friends of Color and their immediate family members. This fall, FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program is sponsoring an opportunity for Friends of Color and their families to come together to build multigenerational community through:

  • Mutual support and sharing
  • Worship & Exploring our Faith
  • Sharing ways to heal ourselves in these turbulent times
  • Spend time tightening the bonds among us

Friends of European descent are welcome provided they are attending with a family member (e.g. spouse, child) who is a Person of Color. For more information or to register, go to www.fgcquaker.org/2017-retreat-friends-color.

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