Sample Schedule for LEYM Teen Retreat

Friday   
7 pm Arrival and light snacks
7:30 pm Settling in and getting to know each other (hanging out)
9 pm Meeting for Business to identify clerk and recording clerk, set quiet times, lights out, review expectations, sign up for work crews, discuss other needs participants bring to the weekend
Later Hanging out until lights out
   
Saturday  
9 am Breakfast, prepared, enjoyed, and cleaned up by one of the teen work crews
  Hanging out
10:30 Worship and group time to discuss the day ahead
11:00 Quaker workshop, out trip, or service project
12:30 Lunch (may be prepared, enjoyed, and cleaned up by a different work crew of teens; or lunch bought during out trip/service project)
2 pm Quaker workshop, out trip, or service project
4 pm Rest, out trip, or service project.
6 pm Dinner (prepared, enjoyed, and cleaned up by one of the teen work crews)
7:30 pm Group to evaluate the day, plan for Sunday morning, determine whether there are needs in the group to be addressed. Write a minute of appreciation together to the host meeting.
Later Hanging out until lights out
   
Sunday  
9 am Breakfast (prepared, enjoyed, and cleaned up by one of the teen work crews)
  Packing up things
10:30 Worship with host meeting or attend meeting’s First Day School
After Socialize and eat with child, teen and adult members of host meeting, as led
  Offer assistance in cleaning up following the meal
1 pm Depart

 

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Pendle Hill is hosting an online event featuring Beverly Ward speaking on The Battered Earth on Feb 6 at 7:30 Details at https://pendlehill.org/events/the-battered-earth-injury-loss-and-healing/

Bookings are open for the 2023 @QuakerUNOffice summerschool in Geneva, which has changed the lives of many participants. 20-26 year olds from anywhere in the world can apply.

More info here: https://quno.org/timeline/2023/1/quaker-united-nations-summer-school-2023-applications-now-open

Reminder: FCNL’s Young Adult Program Assistant Fellowship opportunity application deadline is Feb 10th. Great opportunity for young friends interested in public policy and good causes! https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

2023 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival and Forum starts Saturday, Feb 4th, runs through April 8. See all the details at https://quakerfahe.com/2023/01/13/2023-black-quaker-lives-matter-film-festival-forum/

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