Acting in Faith with AFSC at the Friends General Conference Gathering

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Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 3:00pm - Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 12:00pm

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<p>Friends General Conference is an umbrella organization serving liberal Quakers in the United States.</p>

Friends General Conference is an umbrella organization serving liberal Quakers in the United States.

Jenn Piper leads members in an immigration game

Jenn Piper leads members in an immigration game

Jenn Piper leads members in an immigration game

Photo Credit: 
Don Davis

Seek wholeness through action!

Interested in reconnecting faith and witness? Longing to get more deeply engaged in movements for peace with justice and connect with other Quakers working for change? Want to learn about organizing with the Spirit?

Join AFSC staff and others at the Friends General Conference Gathering in Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, the largest annual gathering of liberal Quakers, for a full schedule of activities to stoke the fire of faith-inspired activism.

This year AFSC will be offering four workshops at the Gathering and running a full series of afternoon events to explore the spiritual grounding for action, the nuts and bolts of organizing, and information about issues.

Learn more about registration here.

 

Workshops Led by AFSC Staff

Week-long morning workshops at the Gathering include four led by AFSC staff:

A Series of Afternoon Events

 Afternoon events will include:

  • The Courageous Many: A panel presentation on undoing racism
  • Small group justice ministry: bring spirit and action together with this powerful organizing model
  • Radical Hospitality: Working for Immigrant Justice
  • Global Shared Security & changing foreign policy at home
  • The Quaker Network to End Mass Incarceration: working together for change
  • Organizing for justice in Israel and Palestine

 

Contact Information: 

Lucy Duncan (lduncan@afsc.org) or Greg Elliott (gelliott@afsc.org).

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