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2nd Annual Quaker College Leadership Gathering

Are you a Quaker in college? Then you are invited!

Registration is now open for this nationwide gathering! ESR is planning this event in coordination with Quaker program leadership from George Fox University and Earlham, Guilford, Haverford, and Wilmington Colleges. You will have the chance to meet peers from these schools and others and discuss how service informs your faith and vocational discernment. Stay for ESR’s annual Leadership Conference August 15-17, 2014 to participate in intergenerational dialogue and service around the theme of servant leadership.

Registration for the QCLG is $50, and this covers all meals and sessions, as well as your registration for the Leadership Conference, should you choose to attend. For more information, contact your Quaker program director or Matt Hisrich at Earlham School of Religion –, 800-432-1377.


Draft Agenda


Thursday, August 14


4-6pm                                   Arrival and Check-in

Quaker Hill Conference Center

10 Quaker Hill Drive
Richmond, IN 47374






6pm – 7pm         Introductions, Blessing, and Cookout

Quaker Hill Conference Center

Facilitator: Walter Hjelt Sullivan, Haverford College


7pm –                   Worship Sharing and Campfire

Quaker Hill Conference Center

Facilitator: Abbey Pratt-Harrington, Earlham College


Friday, August 15


8-9am                                   Breakfast

Quaker Hill Conference Center


9:30am – 12:00pm         Session I – Finding your passion for service

ESR Building, Trueblood Classroom

Facilitator: Jessica Easter, 2014 ESR grad


12:00pm – 1:30pm         Lunch

ESR Building, Dining Room

Quaker Workcamps Conversation with Joshua Wilson, William Penn House 


1:30 – 3:30 pm                Session II – Turning your passion into reality

ESR Building, Trueblood Classroom

Facilitator: Rebecca Sumner, Quaker Voluntary Service


3:30 – 4:00pm                  Snack Break


4:00 – 5:00pm                  Closing

Field behind Stout Meetinghouse

Facilitator: Matt Hisrich, ESR


5:00 – 5:30pm                  Break


5:30pm                ESR Leadership Conference Dinner

ESR Building, Dining Room


6:45pm ESR Leadership Conference Plenary


8:00pm Anchor Groups


Saturday, August 16 – Sunday August 17


ESR Leadership Conference

ESR Building

Event Date: 
08/14/2014 - 6:00pm - 08/15/2014 - 5:00pm