Evening Programs Events
What Love Requires: Community and the Challenge of Diversity
As Friends we are called to love each other in unity. For many of us, the challenge of diversity overwhelms our ability to labor with each other in love. . . . Read more.
These small-group sessions often spark new leadings and insights. Choose from varied topics likely to include peace and justice issues, international conflict and peace-making, education, economics, spirituality, and other Quaker concerns. To offer an interest group, submit a completed proposal by May 7.
As spiritually sensitive as Rumi, as dedicated to the common good as Pete Seeger, as complex in his characterizations as Joni Mitchell–David Wilcox brings depth, conscience, rollicking energy and gentle humor to his recordings and stage shows.
A superb guitarist with a light baritone voice, David creates songs and stories to touch Friends’ hearts.
Vincent Harding has spent his life in service to the intersection of faith and justice. He is a civil rights activist, primary author of Martin Luther King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech; Professor Emeritus of Religion and Social Transformation at Iliff School of Theology in Denver; and author of many books, including Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero. He looks forward to spending most of the week at the Gathering, and we look forward to his message for us.
Stories of Undocumented Youth Take Center Stage
They study in our schools, they play baseball with our kids, they pledge allegiance to our flag. They are Americans in every single way except for one: legally documented.
Jose Mercado, Director and Professor of Theater at the University of Colorado Denver, adapts personal stories from immigrant youth and adults. The live performance will use personal stories to ground the immigration reform debate in the context of real people’s lives.