September 22-24, 2017
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