Friends General Conference

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Experiencing the Light Workshop - Cancelled

FGC Events
Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Historic Arch Street Meeting House
320 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to low registration. 

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a Quaker? Find out in our new interactive workshop, Experiencing the Light! Our event will take place at the Historic Arch Street Meeting House in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, October 12th at 1:30pm.

This interactive two and a half-hour session will include a verbally-guided presentation, short videos from the QuakerSpeak video series to seed small group discussions, and a short period of shared silent worship. 

There will be a snack break midway through the workshop. This event is open to participants of high school age and up, and childcare will be provided for small children.

Our session is limited to 32 participants, so registration is required to participate. We want to make our workshop available regardless of income, so this is a Pay-What-You-Can event with a suggested donation of $15.

This introduction to Quaker faith and practice will be facilitated by Philadelphia-based Quakers Barry Crossno and Jean-Marie Barch.


About the Facilitators

Jean-Marie Prestwidge Barch is a member of the governing Board of Friends General Conference (FGC), an association of local and regional Quaker meetings and churches in the United States and Canada. An experienced workshop leader, she carries a special concern for youth and a desire to make Quaker spirituality more visible and accessible for spiritual seekers.

Barry Crossno is the General Secretary of Friends General Conference (FGC), an association of local and regional Quaker meetings and churches in the United States and Canada. Having led more than a dozen workshops for FGC and Pendle Hill Quaker Retreat Center, he’s very interested in helping people deepen their spiritual journey through Quaker practice.