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  • Search - Pendle Hill, a Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    difference Your generosity supports our vision to create peace with justice in the world by transforming lives Pendle Hill Annual Fund Gift Planning Ways to Give Your Support Matters Volunteer Opportunities Pendle Hill Stories EXPLORE our Quaker retreat conference center Pendle Hill is a study retreat and conference center located on 23 tranquil acres in the heart of a Quaker community near Philadelphia Pennsylvania News Notes Vision Mission History Community Life Worship Board Staff Employment Campus Tours Forms Downloads Search Search in Entire Website Workshops Courses Events Education Programs News Articles Main Website Pages Bookstore Most of our wonderful lectures and presentations are streamed live over the Internet We also record them for those who are unable to watch the live session To view upcoming live stream and past recorded events on your computer tablet or smartphone click on the button below Our Latest Articles What does it mean to live with Integrity Pendle Hill Rewind February 1962 Welcome Susan Chast Pendle Hill s new Artist in Residence January 2016 E newsletter Featured Events Conversations with Land deep listening mark making Feb 5 Apr 30 2016 Open Studio Session 02 13 16 Feb 13 2016 Living the Compassionate Life The

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  • Learn - Pendle Hill, a Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    said there is a vital need for co believers co workers co strugglers and fellow travelers wherever they are to find spaces where they can explore questions and be prepared to transform themselves and this country as agents of healing Vincent Harding added I think there s a word for us doing that and without question I think that the spelling of that word may be Pendle Hill Originally conceived as a Quaker school for prophets Pendle Hill today offers education programs that support members of the Religious Society of Friends and other spiritual seekers to Experience divine love presence and guidance in their lives Understand serve and challenge their faith communities and Work with their neighbors to foster peace social justice and sustainability in the wider world We do this with an educational approach that encourages student engagement dialog community compassion curiosity creativity humor joy insight growth responsibility and faithfulness We invite you to look over our current educational offerings and consider which ones might serve you Our offerings include a pamphlet series lectures special events weekend workshops short courses conferences month long institutes and residential and online certificate programs We also offer extended individual educational residency opportunities for people wanting to do creative work while grounded in a spiritual community with a daily rhythm of worship work and study Partial and full scholarships are also available for several of these programs and most of our programs also include access to Pendle Hill s 23 ecologically diverse acres and our remarkable Library and Arts and Crafts Studio For more information please contact Steve Chase Director of Education at 610 566 4507 ext 123 or John Meyer Education Coordinator ext 129 Learn Education Overview Radical Faithfulness Program Beyond Crime and Punishment Continuing Revolution Integrity Workshops Events Arts Spirituality Pamphlets Books

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  • Education Overview - Pendle Hill - A Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    said there is a vital need for co believers co workers co strugglers and fellow travelers wherever they are to find spaces where they can explore questions and be prepared to transform themselves and this country as agents of healing Vincent Harding added I think there s a word for us doing that and without question I think that the spelling of that word may be Pendle Hill Originally conceived as a Quaker school for prophets Pendle Hill today offers education programs that support members of the Religious Society of Friends and other spiritual seekers to Experience divine love presence and guidance in their lives Understand serve and challenge their faith communities and Work with their neighbors to foster peace social justice and sustainability in the wider world We do this with an educational approach that encourages student engagement dialog community compassion curiosity creativity humor joy insight growth responsibility and faithfulness We invite you to look over our current educational offerings and consider which ones might serve you Our offerings include a pamphlet series lectures special events weekend workshops short courses conferences month long institutes and residential and online certificate programs We also offer extended individual educational residency opportunities for people wanting to do creative work while grounded in a spiritual community with a daily rhythm of worship work and study Partial and full scholarships are also available for several of these programs and most of our programs also include access to Pendle Hill s 23 ecologically diverse acres and our remarkable Library and Arts and Crafts Studio For more information please contact Steve Chase Director of Education at 610 566 4507 ext 123 or John Meyer Education Coordinator ext 129 Learn Education Overview Radical Faithfulness Program Beyond Crime and Punishment Continuing Revolution Integrity Workshops Events Arts Spirituality Pamphlets Books

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  • Radical Faithfulness Program - Pendle Hill - A Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    change Ready to learn more about nonviolent action and grassroots organizing If so check out Pendle Hill s new offering Answering the Call to Radical Faithfulness A 6 Month Online On Campus Interfaith Program on Nonviolent Activism and Grassroots Organizing includes four on campus residencies Next Program Offered from March 2016 to August 2016 A new pamphlet by the director of the Radical Faithfulness program Answering the Call to Radical Faithfulness will bring together an interfaith group of learners committed to deepening their capacity for effective grassroots organizing to heal and repair the world If you join this extended education program you will Explore the spiritual call to working with our neighbors for social justice peace and sustainability Reach greater clarity on where your gifts and passions match the world s needs Gain greater knowledge and skill in effective issue campaigns and community organizing Learn to tap the power of diversity justice and inclusion in your social change work and Give and receive mutual support on applied fieldwork projects in your communities You will benefit from a structured curriculum a cutting edge blend of face to face and online learning and the ongoing support and guidance of an experienced core and adjunct faculty Click below to watch students reflect on their experience in the program Testimonial 1 Testimonial 2 Testimonial 3 Apply Today Several scholarships are available For more information click on the links below or contact Steve Chase Director of Education at 610 566 4507 ext 123 Who Should Participate Applying to the Program Program Learning Objectives Core Components of the Program Program Schedule and Themes Educational Philosophy A Word About Online Learning Program Costs and Scholarships Program Faculty Learn Education Overview Radical Faithfulness Program Beyond Crime and Punishment Continuing Revolution Integrity Workshops Events Arts Spirituality Pamphlets Books Scholarships

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  • Beyond Crime and Punishment - Pendle Hill - A Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    to prison pipeline and where historic intergenerational wounds are acknowledged and healed Such a world is already in the making and looking for our support Restorative justice is a process to involve to the extent possible those who have a stake in a specific offence and to collectively identify and address harms needs and obligations in order to heal and put things as right as possible Howard Zehr The Little Book of Restorative Justice Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz who has worked with Howard Zehr for more than 30 years presents him with artwork drawn by her son Photo credit EMU Click to register online In restorative justice circles those who are harmed including people directly and indirectly harmed by an offense the community and the person who has engaged in the harmful conduct meet together to discern how to repair the harm done and restore the community to harmony and balance Restorative justice models are taking root in schools workplaces community centers and as alternatives to the judge and punish paradigm yielding promising results reduced recidivism dramatically reduced suspensions and expulsions from school significant drops in violent and bullying incidents and public truth telling acknowledgment of injury and community amends for intergenerational harms As we continue our work to end mass incarceration and the new Jim Crow let us come together to focus on fostering restorative practices that create strengthen and sustain caring communities Let us learn from practices long employed by our indigenous brothers and sisters the value of honoring and strengthening the relationships at the foundation of community rather than judging and exiling those whose actions cause harm Click to register online We will experience circle practices as well as explore together the many ways that transformative justice practices are being used for peacemaking and truly participatory democratic decision making creative problem solving and repairing harms in conflict situations in schools repairing harm with victims offenders and citizens in community mutual support and accountability in prisons and among returning citizens healing ongoing harms from longstanding historical oppression of indigenous people and African Americans Our 23 acre wooded campus near Philadelphia is the perfect environment for reflecting on our journey towards creating the Beloved Community connecting with those who are engaged in visioning and building it learning from each other and planning our way forward We will have plenary speakers panel discussions restorative circles in which we process information affinity groups workshops and films Pre Conference Introduction to Restorative Practices For those drawn to this work who lack familiarity with the basic tenets of restorative justice we offer a pre conference introduction to restorative practices on Thursday afternoon March 10 from 1 30 to 5 30 p m 40 includes materials honorarium and snacks You can register for this session here please note that this is a reservation for the pre conference introduction to restorative practices on Thursday March 10 from 1 30 5 30 p m ONLY It does NOT include any room accommodations If you wish to reserve

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  • Arts & Spirituality - Pendle Hill - A Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    a deepening experience for the soul which is beyond words Many visitors including those with little to no experience with visual art find the studio to be a home where they can reconnect with God and claim their own creative path The studio space and art supplies are available to everyone at Pendle Hill Please consider a making a donation when you use the space Gallery Exhibits The gallery space in the Barn and the Tree Rooms of Main House frequently hold changing exhibits featuring artists whose work often reflects themes of spirituality peace and justice Moon Newbury Point ME Photograph by Terry Foss from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit Seeking the Light The Great Red Oak Watercolor by Mary C Coelho from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit Jesse Alexander 1992 Painting by Mary DeWitt from the 2015 Pendle Hill exhibit Creating Freedom Woodworking Pendle Hill has a well equipped woodshop For more than ten years staff students and volunteers have restored the furniture which adorns the guest rooms and common spaces on campus Furniture restoration provides an opportunity to conserve use and acquire skills and give old pieces new life Pendle Hill Chorus Pendle Hill Chorus brings together singers from the wider Philadelphia and Delaware County area We are a mixed chorus of 35 45 singers ranging in abilities There is no audition the only requirement being a readiness to commit to weekly rehearsals for each season We sing a varied repertoire of music from the classical folk world and popular traditions Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays from 7 30pm 9 00pm For each season we ask for donation of 35 more if you can to help cover expenses However no one should stay away if they cannot pay the full amount If you have questions please contact Joan Broadfield Manager or Jackie Coren Musical Director 215 843 5254 Upcoming Arts and Spirituality Program Offerings Conversations with Land deep listening mark making Feb 5 Apr 30 2016 Damini Celebre Open Studio Session Feb 13 2016 Jesse White The Clay Connection Feb 20 2016 Bob Deane Open Studio Session Mar 5 2016 Jesse White Intuitive Painting as a Spiritual Practice Mar 12 2016 Damini Celebre Studio Care and Cleaning Day Mar 19 2016 Jesse White Open Studio Session Mar 26 2016 Jesse White Breaking Through Quieting the Critic and Greeting the Artist Apr 2 2016 Jesse White Open Studio Session Apr 9 2016 Jesse White Open Studio Session April 16 2016 Jesse White Conversations with Land Art Making that Expresses the Essence of the Land Apr 24 2016 Damini Celebre Art Journaling May 7 2016 Jesse White Open Studio Session May 14 2016 Jesse White Studio Care and Cleaning Day May 21 2016 Jesse White Open Studio Session May 28 2016 Jesse White Learn Education Overview Radical Faithfulness Program Beyond Crime and Punishment Continuing Revolution Integrity Workshops Events Arts Spirituality Pamphlets Books Scholarships Residencies Contact Us Thank you for your interest in Pendle Hill How may we help you 610

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  • Project Residencies - Pendle Hill, a Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    room and board for extended periods of time Others come for support with their projects from the Education staff and are also provided full access to Swarthmore College s Library Several of these educational residents pay our discounted long term sojourner rates but some receive partial or full scholarships to support their extended stays on campus while working on projects that meet the criteria of our donors as detailed below Henry J Cadbury Scholarship This Pendle Hill scholarship has been established as an endowment to support and encourage scholars with serious interest in Quaker faith practice or history to work at Pendle Hill on a specific project of significance to the Religious Society of Friends Henry J Cadbury Bible scholar Quaker historian and Harvard professor served Pendle Hill for 52 years as teacher lecturer mentor and member of its founding committee The scholarship which carries his name is intended to preserve and encourage the standards of academic pursuit which Henry J Cadbury personified For more details including an application form click here Kenneth L Carroll Scholarship for Biblical and Quaker Studies This Pendle Hill scholarship has been established as an endowment to support and encourage persons with serious interest in the study of the Bible and Quaker faith and practice It is hoped that the work resulting from their study will be shared with others as part of encouraging the nurturance and development of Friends Meetings Kenneth L Carroll is the former president of the Friends Historical Association in the United States and the Friends Historical Society in the United Kingdom A convinced Friend while a graduate student at Duke he helped found the Dallas Texas Friends Meeting in 1952 He was professor of Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University where he taught for 34 years is the author of numerous books and articles some in Swarthmore College s collection and was clerk of Third Haven Friends Meeting in Easton Maryland U S A He has contributed to the work of the American Friends Service Committee chairing their SW regional committee the Friends World Committee for Consultation where he chaired the nominating committee for the national and international sections and Friends General Conference for six years He traveled widely among Friends both at home and abroad for more than 50 years The scholarship which carries his name is intended to increase interest in and knowledge of Biblical and Quaker thought among Friends For more details including an application form click here Minnie Jane Arts Scholarship This Pendle Hill scholarship has been established as an endowment to support and encourage a Quaker artist pursuing a self directed creative project in the fine arts crafts performing arts creative writing music composition or other artistic pursuit that is compatible with Pendle Hill s physical facilities The scholarship was established to honor Minnie Jane a Quaker artist who founded the Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts an organization whose mission is to nurture the literary visual musical and performing arts within the Religious Society

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  • Hospitality Overview - Pendle Hill - A Quaker study, retreat, and conference center near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Speed Wireless Internet Access Points in several buildings across campus and a dedicated computer room Art studio with supplies for your creative expression open 24 hours except when class is in session Library for reading study and research open 24 hours except when class is in session Half hour of open Quaker worship every morning everyone welcome The chance to relax to do as much or as little as you like The opportunity for spiritual nurture Convenient location just outside Philadelphia easy to reach by car train or plane Five minute drive from Media and Swarthmore including Swarthmore College and 20 minutes from Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges Come for an overnight a few days or a few weeks Who comes to Pendle Hill for personal retreats Busy people who want time and space to refresh their spirit Visitors from many countries who find a home away from home People from many different faiths Writers and artists People who want to deepen their spiritual lives Those gathering in a home like setting with friends and family Area visitors looking for bed and breakfast style accommodation The cost of an overnight stay bed and breakfast is 85 per person for a single room and 65 per person for a shared double room Discounts are available for extended stays Please call 610 566 4507 ext 137 or 800 742 3150 ext 137 for more information Lunch on our main campus is 10 and dinner is 13 75 Please note that THESE PRICES DO NOT REFLECT CONFERENCE GROUP S MEAL PRICING OR MEETING SPACES If you are planning a meeting or a group retreat please visit our Conference Services page Participants in Conferences or Workshops do not reserve their meals individually Interested Contact Pendle Hill Reservations or call 610 566 4507 ext 137

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