New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

PeaceQuest2017: What is Quaker Peace-Building?


Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:30pm


Friends Meetinghouse
26 Benvenue St.
Wellesley , MA


All Peacebuilders are invited to join Friends Peace Teams working all over the world for a day of reflection, dialog and discernment.

Keynote speaker Nadine Hoover, Coordinator of Friends Peace Teams Asia West Pacific Initiative, will speak on “The Power of Friends Peace Witness Today.”


8:00 - 9:00 Registration and refreshments
9:00 - 9:30 Meeting for Worship
9:30 - 10:45 Keynote
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 Discussions on Living Our Testimonies, Saying Yes to Peace and No to War" Invest in Relationships: Commit to Nonviolence (AVP), Heal from Trauma
12:30 - 1:30 lunch (included in registration fee)
1:30 - 3:00 Discernment Groups: How are We Called to Meet the Challenges of Today?
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:30 Global Discussion Panel and Closing

Register NOW so we can plan a vegetarian lunch!

Email Nancy Shippen or call her at 978-621-9213

Registration fee is $20 for adults (no charge for children). Pay at the event. Scholarships available

PeaceQuest 2017 is proud to honor and support the work of Friends Peace Teams, including African Great Lakes Initiative, FPT-Asia West Pacific, and Peacebuilding en las Américas

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Contact Information

Nancy Shippen

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]