Online Courses and Webinars

Fall 2020 

A Radical Faith webinar (free) Sun, Nov 8 and Tues, Nov 10th, 

This experiential webinar will introduce the elements of spirituality that have made Quakerism a radical faith. Participants will have an opportunity to share experiences with others in breakout groups.

The Quaker Spiritual Journey, a 10-week online course, Tues nights starting Nov 17, 2 hrs/week.

Taught by Marcelle Martin and guest teachers, this weekly online course will explore the ten elements of the Quaker Spiritual Journey, as experienced by the first Quakers, by Friends in our time, and by course participants. This program is suitable for people new to Quakerism who want to learn the depths possible in this radical faith, as well as for long-time Quakers who want to deepen in their spirituality. Text: Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey.  Sliding scale fee.

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The Divine Invitation, webinar (free), Sun afternoon, Nov 22. 

In this experiential webinar we’ll explore our many ways of naming and experiencing the divine reality.  In particular, we will focus on the invitation to intimate relationship with God and the call to center our lives on that connection.  We’ll try some experiential exercises. Participants will have opportunities to share their experiences with others in breakout groups.

Exploring Active Prayer, 5-week online course, Sunday afternoons, starting Nov 29, 2 hrs/week. 

Participants in this course will experiment with a variety of different kinds of active prayer and share their experiences with one another. We will talk about what prayer is, and also about how it can help us find greater peace, hear the spiritual guidance available within, and be channels of grace for others and the world.  Text: A Listening Spirituality, part 1, Patricia Loring. Taught by Marcelle Martin.   Sliding scale fee. 

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Marcelle Martin, author of Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey, and A Guide to Faithfulness Groups, has led workshops at retreat centers and Quaker meetings across the United States. She was the resident Quaker Studies teacher at Pendle Hill for four years and a core teacher for the 9-month program, “Nurturing Faithfulness.” On her blog, A Whole Heart, she shares inspiration to help us be all God has created us to be.  She is a member of Swarthmore Meeting and lives in Chester, PA with her husband, Terry.

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