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Pendle Hill’s Young Adult Friend Conference

Continuing Revolution: June 1-6, 2018

Continuing Revolution Conference Coordinator: Ross Hennesy

Education Coordinator: Lina Blount


Continuing Revolution 2016 group

Young Adult Friends and seekers (ages 18-35) are invited to Pendle Hill’s annual intensive six-day conference – Continuing Revolution – designed to strengthen a networked generation of awakened and effective spiritually grounded change agents. As usual, we will be focusing on one of the Quaker testimonies. Check out the things we’re reading, listening to, and watching to start engaging with us in advance on our Facebook page or by following our Twitter account. The program includes inspirational speakers, workshops and trainings, worship and worship-sharing, fellowship, community-building activities, opportunities for movement, and discernment opportunities.

Click to apply online.

Click to read our eNewsletter from 2015. Click to view 2017’s program schedule to give you some idea of the structure of the conference.

Continuing Revolution 2016 attendees 1The annual Continuing Revolution conference is designed for all young adult Friends who feel a movement in our generation to create the world we believe is possible, and to live into Right Relationship with the Divine, one another and the earth. The annual conference is open and welcoming to young adult Quakers of all backgrounds, experiences and Friends’ theologies. While we recognize that this gathering is firmly rooted in the unprogrammed Friends’ tradition, we also believe the thematic content to be urgently relevant to all branches of Quakerism and hope all interested young adults will feel that their voices belong at this table.Click the following link to get a better sense of what to expect. To learn more about the origin of the Continuing Revolution name, click here.

Continuing Revolution 2016 attendees 2Each year, interested individuals are asked to submit an application for this program so that we have a better understanding of each participant’s background and hopes. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and applicants are notified within 2-3 weeks of submitting their application. Apply early, as space is limited! Conference fees for all six days, which includes program, room, and board, are still being determined but part-time participation is possible, as is commuting. Scholarship assistance will be available to those who need support (see questions at the bottom of the application for information on how to request assistance).

If you’re a young adult with a child, please be in touch with Katrina to discuss how we can facilitate your ability to attend and be present at the conference.

For more information on the conference, contact Ross Hennesy, Conference Coordinator, or read our excellent Continuing Revolution article which appeared in Friends Journal in 2015.

Travel directions to Pendle Hill.