This eRetreat offers participants the opportunity to develop their understanding of what racism, white supremacy, and white privilege are, and how they are embedded in our society, Quaker meetings, and lives. You will gain knowledge of historical and current realities of racial oppression i
This topic explores how Quakers put faith into practice. We will look at how our experience in worship leads us to a shared commitment of living our beliefs through our witness in the world. Friends work to create a world not as it is, but as it should be.
The Beloved Community eRetreat invites you to explore and practice what it means to live into Beloved Community, the ways we are called to recognize patterns of marginalization and exclusion and to act toward justice, and tools for transforming and vitalizing our meetings and communities. &n
Each week, the eRetreat program offers a new topic with videos, essays, quotations, and activities for you to explore and go deeper.
Who is a Spiritual Deepening eRetreat for? Do I have to be a Quaker to partcipate? What is the time commitment? What is the technology requirement? How much does it cost?
At Canadian Yearly Meeting in 2013, Quaker theologian Ben Pink Dandelion gave five in-depth talks on the history of Quakerism entitled "The End of the World, the Beginning of Quakerism, and What Happened Next."
As First Day School teachers, one of the richest resources for us is the accumulated faith experience of seasoned Friends. Their stories of God's comfort, guidance, and leadings make compelling listening.
Planning a multigenerational retreat is a balancing act. Children and adults need time with their peers to be balanced with the amount of time they spend together.
It can be of considerable benefit to carefully consider how one plans and announces different classes or forums within the life of the meeting. Often, the leaders will pick the date, time, and location of a class and then announce the details to the meeting.