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3rd Annual Quaker College Leadership Gathering

Cal Event Date: 
Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:00pm - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:00pm

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

Reserve the dates now 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 14-16 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 Itinerary



Shaking it up!


Quaker College Leadership Gathering

August 13-14, 2015

Earlham School of Religion


"If but one man or woman were raised by his power,

to stand and live in the same spirit that the prophets and apostles were in who gave forth the scriptures,

that man or woman should shake all the country in their profession for ten miles round."

George Fox


Thursday, August 13


4-6pm                                   Arrival and Check-in

Quaker Hill Conference Center

10 Quaker Hill Drive
Richmond, IN 47374






6pm – 7pm         Cookout

Quaker Hill Conference Center

Facilitator: TBD


7pm –                   Worship Sharing and Campfire

Quaker Hill Conference Center

Facilitator: TBD


Friday, August 14


8-9am                                   Breakfast

Quaker Hill Conference Center


9:30am – 12:00pm         Session I

ESR Building, Trueblood Classroom

Facilitator: Shannon Isaacs, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center



12:00pm – 1:30pm         Lunch

ESR Building, Dining Room

Friends Committee on National Legislation Conversation with Emily Wirzba


1:30 – 3:30 pm                Session II – Changing the Narrative of Nonviolence: How AFSC Uses Art in Activism

ESR Building, Trueblood Classroom

Facilitator: Erin Polley, American Friends Service Committee


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



Saturday, August 15 – Sunday August 16


ESR Leadership Conference

ESR Building