2016 Palmetto Friends Gathering

Palmetto Friends Gathering 2016

“Racism and White Privilege: What will Friends Do Now?”

 March 25-27,2016

Friday  
4:00 – 6:30  Arrival/Registration/Check in, welcoming, and games
6:30 – 7:30 Dinner
7:30 Bookstore opening/ games
8:00 – 9:00 A Video conference with Lucy Duncan of AFSC. Lucy will talk with us about racism and white privilege, and about the things AFSC and Philadelphia yearly meeting are doing. We will also talk about opportunities local congregations have to engage with AFSC in their efforts in racism and white privilege and other issues.
9:15 – 9:30 Closing activity
Saturday  
7:00 – 8:00 Meeting for Worship
8:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 Bookstore Opening/Free Time
9:30 – 11:30

Gathering activity, re-introduction of our theme, (with explanation and breakdown of weekend activities), exercise

11: 30 – 12:30 Break / Bookstore open
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Film and Discussion (small groups)
3:00 – 4:00 Large Group Discussion and Planning Session
4:00 – 4:15 Closing Activities
4:15 – 4:30 Break
4:30 – 6:00 Meeting for Business/State of Meeting Report 2017 Planning
6:00 – 7:30 Dinner
7:30 – 8:00 Youth Report
8:00 – Singing, Snacks, Etc.
Sunday morning  
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 Clean Meetinghouse, Last Call = Quaker books, etc.
10:00 – 11:00 Meeting for Worship with Columbia Friends
11:00 – 11:30

Coffee, Tea, Snacks, Conversation with Columbia Friends, Goodbyes

   
*Friends should feel free to leave at whatever time circumstances demand for you.   

 

 Registration Form