NOV 28 -  New York Gives Day is a 24-hour online challenge to celebrate nonprofits across the state of New York. 

The challenge will be held on #GivingTuesday, Tuesday, November 28th, 2017. Click here !


September 22-24, 2017

Debbie Humphries

Jonathan Vogel-Borne
How do we respond to the challenges of these times from a place of deep faith? How can we, as individuals and as communities, become empowered to take prophetic action to dismantle systems of domination and embody God’s peaceable world?

We are part of a larger story, part of an eternal pattern. The prophetic motion is to fulfill God’s purposes by breaking our numbness, turning despair into hope, and building communities of resistance to dismantle empire. We will trace how the prophetic is revealed in the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures, how it flows through the lives of early Friends, and how it ministers to our modern condition. Reflecting on our own experiences, we will share stories of how we listen for the eternal patterns, and take action grounded in the Spirit. We hope that participants will gain a clear sense of how we can nurture and encourage expressions of prophetic listening and prophetic ministry in each other, in our meetings and in our witness to the wider world.

  Register by September 1, 2017: $230 adults, $115 ages 13-22, $58 infants-12, & $165 commuters

After September 1st: $250/$125/$63/$185

Childcare with 3 weeks notice


Powell House is the conference and retreat center of the 

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Powell House
524 Pitt Hall Rd
Old Chatham,  NY
phone  518-794-8811
fax     518-794-8815
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