Spiritual Deepening Resources & Opportunities for Young Adult Friends

The following resources are just some of the Quaker-related resources available to Young Friends. Please do not hesitate to contact E&O (CYM Education & Outreach Committee) for more information or support!

Canadian Yearly Meeting – Pre-CYM Young Friends Retreat

Thursday-Saturday 2-4 August 2018

Cost: Free for Canadian Young Friends.
Travel to Camp NeeKauNis (Georgian Bay, Ontario) is required and financial assistance is available.

Contact a Young Friend Regional Contact for more information:
Western Canada – Daniel von Schulmann
Prairies and Northern Canada – Zaley Warkentin
Quebec – David Summerhays
Ontario – Wesley Weima

An Atlantic Canada Young Friend Regional Contact is being sought. Please contact the YF Regional Contacts if you know someone or are interested in serving in this capacity!

Pendle Hill’s Young Adult Friend Conference:
Continuing Revolution

Young Adult Friends and seekers (ages 18-35) are invited to Pendle Hill’s annual intensive six-day conference – Continuing Revolution – which is designed to strengthen a networked generation of awakened and effective, spiritually-grounded change agents.

Friday-Wednesday 1-6 June 2018

Cost: $325 USD (about $415 CND), with financial assistance available. Travel to Pennsylvania is required.

Woodbrooke Young Adult Friends Retreats

Woodbrooke is a space for those aged 18-35 to engage in spiritual connection, exploration and deepening. It offers opportunities to explore spiritual practice, including through creativity, contemplation, music and words.

Woodbrooke In-Person Retreat
Monday 19 March – Sunday 29 April 2018
Cost: £240-345 (about $410-590 CND) Travel to England required.

Woodbroke Online Retreat
Monday 19 March – Sunday 29 April 2018 (approximately 2-3 hours per week)
Cost: £25 (about $43 CND)

Free Canadian Yearly Meeting E-Courses

Winter Term Online Courses, January-February 2018:
Introduction to Quaker and Friends Ways – register now
Faith and Practice – register now

E&O offers Fall, Winter and Spring e-courses based on interest and registration numbers. These courses are free of charge!

Contact E&O to be put on the online course mailing list!

Friends General Conference (FGC) Spiritual Deepening e-Retreats (all ages)

Spiritual Deepening Retreats:

Beloved Community (4 weeks)
14 January – 10 February 2018

Silence and Light  (6 weeks)
4 March – 13 April 2018

Beloved Community (4 weeks)
6 May 6 – 1 June 2018

Silence and Light (8 weeks)
9 September – 2 November 2018

Beloved Community (4 weeks)
14 October – 19 November 2018

Cost: Recommended fee $20 USD (about $25 CND)

Ben Lomond Centre Resources

The Ben Lomond Centre in Northern California offers a variety of year-round educational opportunities. Check out their 2018 Program Calendar for more information!

They also hold daily online Meeting for Worship at 7:30pm Pacific.

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Apply to E&O for support with Quaker-related studies and/or travel.

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