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Shirley at pendlehill.org
Thu Apr 30 12:01:27 EDT 2009
Pendle Hill is beautiful in May, with lilacs, dogwoods, azaleas and
wisteria in bloom on our strikingly green campus. We hope you can visit
soon - for a retreat, workshop, or restful sojourn.
See below for information on some upcoming events. Please share this
information with meeting members and anyone else who might benefit from
a stay at Pendle Hill.
With thankful anticipation,
Pendle Hill Weekends Support Meetings
Do you serve as clerk of a small meeting? Are there new attenders or
members of your meeting who would welcome a Quakerism weekend with
others new to Friends? Are you looking for support for your First Day
School or your peace and justice work? This summer and fall Pendle Hill
offers several weekend workshops designed to bring together Friends
around common concerns to support the life of local meetings.
These workshops include:
Clerking the Small Meeting
descriptions.php#42> , July 10-12, with Peggy Dyson-Cobb and Katherine
Smith, who have clerked extensively in Baltimore Yearly Meeting;
Inquirers' Weekend: An Introduction to Quakerism
descriptions.php#46> , July 24-26, with Erin McDougall and Carl
Faithful, Effective Work for Peace and Justice
scriptions.php#54> : 5th annual retreat for Clerks and Members of Peace
& Social Concerns Committees, September 18-20, with presenters from the
American Friends Service Committee, the Friends Committee on National
Legislation, and other Quaker organizations; and
Nurturing Our First Day Schools
scriptions.php#56> , September 25-27, with Helen Garay Toppins and
Pamela Wood, New York Yearly Meeting Friends whose approach is designed
for any size group of children.
For more information visit www.pendlehill.org or call ext. 3 at
610-566-4507 or 800-742-3150.
Summer Speaker Series Promotes Radically Faithful Living
Pendle Hill's Summer Speaker Series, The Kin-Dom of God: Living into the
Covenant, will take place Thursday evenings from June 18 to July 23,
2009 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the Barn at Pendle Hill in Wallingford,
PA. The series is free and open to the public. Participants are
expected to include Pendle Hill retreat and workshop participants,
community members, YALDers (Young Adult Leadership Development
participants), and Friends from neighboring meetings.
Featured speakers and themes include:
* June 18: Shaine Claiborne, co-founder of the Simple Way
Community and author of Jesus for President, on "Living as an Ordinary
* June 25: Zachary Moon, Quaker student at Chicago Theological
Union, on "The Prophetic Possibility: Radical Imagination and the
* July 2: Will O'Brien, founder of The Alternative Seminary in
Philadelphia, on "Sabbath Economics: Are the Answers to Global Economic
Crises Found in the Bible!?";
* July 9: Carl Magruder, a/k/a The Earth Quaker on "Beyond
* July 16: Noah Baker Merrill, Quaker founder of Direct Aid Iraq,
on "When the Hound of Heaven is on your track: Leadings, Vocation, and
* July 23: Debby Churchman, Quaker resident of the Disciple House
of Church of the Saviour in Washington, DC on "Radical Faith at the End
of the Empire."
For details visit www.pendlehill.org <http://www.pendlehill.org/> after
May 8 or call 610-566-4507 or 800-742-3150.
Director of Communications
338 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086-6023
(800) 742-3150 or (610) 566-4507, x122
sdodson at pendlehill.org <blocked::mailto:sdodson at pendlehill.org>
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