Building Life Skills
June 9 - 13, 2013 Sun - Thur (4 nights)
Is there a children’s book or story you’ve longed to write, perhaps begun, or maybe just carried in your heart for years?
July 14-18, 2013 Sun - Thur (4 nights)
Our ecological crisis calls for a new way of thinking. Earth Literacy is that; it is understanding the sacredness and implications of the universe story as it is told through science.
August 11-15, 2013 Sun - Thur (4 nights)
Sara Knisely Bixler
Practice weaving, spinning, and knitting with women who love working with fibers. Learn new skills, create beautiful products, share your stories, and have fun.
August 16-18, 2013 Fri-Sun (2 nights)
Experiment with simple, yet profound, exercises to open the flow of Spirit in your life.
August 18-22, 2013 Sun - Thur (4 nights)
Explore art-making as spiritual transformation. Nurture your inner life and activate your expressive energies by creating paper arts collages in a variety of forms, including three-dimensional possibilities.
September 20-22, 2013 Fri - Sun (2 nights)
Lloyd Guindon and Bob Denison
Join the Pendle Hill maintenance team for a working weekend of fun, service, fellowship, and celebration as we engage in weather-appropriate work projects to spruce up the grounds and buildings.
October 20-30, 2013 Sun - Wed (9 nights)
Permaculture is a design science grounded in a three-fold ethic of care for the earth, care for people, and the fair distribution of wealth and resources.
October 25-27, 2013 Fri - Sun (2 nights)
This weekend course is designed to enhance our understanding of strategic thinking by drawing on our collective and individual experiences of planning and doing, or thinking purposefully about how we can get from where we are to where we want to be.
Valerie Brown and Carol Kortsch
Based on the work of Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal®, this retreat series explores issues of transition, vocation, passion, life purpose, meaning, direction, and underlying life patterns to help us live in greater alignment with our values, reconnecting who we are with what we do.
November 8-10, 2013 Fri - Sun (2 nights)
Jane Connor and Pamela Freeman
Drawing on the work of psychologist Marshall B. Rosenberg and universal spiritual precepts, learn and practice skills to help you create and sustain fulfilling relationships.
November 10-14, 2013 Sun - Thur (4 nights)
With one of the foremost projective dreamworkers practicing today, we will explore the shadow side of ourselves – the parts we deny and project onto others.
November 22-24, 2013 Fri - Sun (2 nights)
This is an opportunity for both new and experienced clerks of Friends’ meetings and committees to meet and think together about the role of presiding clerk.