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Beyond the White Privilege Conference.  November 4-6, 2016.

This spring, more than 100 Friends from NYYM gathered at the 2016 White Privilege Conference in Philadelphia to join a throng of 2300 from all corners of the nation. This included a group of a dozen youth from Powell House. This weekend is open to everyone and will be an opportunity for Friends to convene and share their stories. How are we engaged in the work of racial justice and challenging white privilege in our communities and our Meetings? How will the work continue within the Yearly Meeting?  Let's fill both houses.

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Practicing Prophetic Listening.           November 18-20, 2016

Listening for the eternal patterns in our lives and the world around us; hearing God's Spirit speaking in our lives and in the world. Listening is at the foundation of Quaker witness. Reflecting on how the prophetic stream from the Hebrew prophets to today can help us better listen. Reflecting on our own experiences, we will share stories of how we listen for the eternal patterns, and take action grounded in the Spirit.

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12 Step Quaker Weekend on Spiritual Awakening.   December 2-4, 2016

In the 12th step, we are promised a spiritual awakening if we work the previous 11 steps. For many of us, becoming a Quaker has been part of that awakening. If you are part of a twelve step group or even just want to learn more, join us for a weekend of exploring how Quakerism intertwines with the spirituality of the 12 steps from the perspectives of various groups from AA to NA to Al-Anon to CoDA to . . .

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FilmColumbia Week Sojourning

We have rooms available October 24 -  27 (Monday - Thursday)

during the Columbia County Film Festival
Call Sharon at 518-794-8811
or email to sharon@powellhouse.org
See the rooms here

Upcoming events

Midwives Retreat
10-28-2016 06:00 PM
Beyond the White Privilege Conference
11-04-2016 06:00 PM
Friends Seminary 9th Gr. Retreat
11-09-2016 05:00 PM
Making Change 6th-8th grade
11-18-2016 06:00 PM
Practicing Prophetic Listening
11-18-2016 06:00 PM
Closed for Thanksgiving
11-24-2016 08:00 AM
12 Step Quaker Weekend
12-02-2016 06:00 PM