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The Gathered Meeting

Aug 21-23, 2020

A weekend workshop with Steven Davison
(Friday evening through Sunday lunch.)

$495/private room; $435/shared room; $300/commuter.

Fee covers food, lodging, and program.

If you are seeking financial assistance to participate in this program, please click on the link for our Financial Assistance Application form, below. Do NOT register online.

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610-566-4507, ext. 137

Share our experiences of gathered meetings. Discuss the history of the gathered meeting and its current state in our meetings. Explore what the gathered meeting is and how you can know whether the meeting has been gathered. Discuss why the gathered meeting is important. Explore how we can foster gathered meetings, both as individuals and as meetings. Explore the role of vocal ministry in fostering the gathered meeting. Share several sessions of open worship as opportunities to experience a gathered meeting. Equip ourselves to help foster gathered meetings in our home meetings.


"The Gathered Meeting" (PHP #444)Steven Davison has been a Friend for 30 years and is currently a member of Central Philadelphia Meeting. He is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet, The Gathered Meeting, and the blog Through the Flaming Sword. He has experienced a number of gathered meetings for worship and now carries a ministry for fostering the gathered meeting. He has offered workshops and presentations on the gathered meeting to local meetings. He has also led workshops on other topics for Quaker meetings and at Pendle Hill, Powell House, and Woolman Hill.

Financial aid may be available. If you are seeking funds to participate in this program, click to review and complete our Financial Assistance Application and a Pendle Hill staff member will follow-up with you shortly (please do NOT register online). Thank you for your interest.

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