Discover Beacon Hill Friends House Programs

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Our current programs

Applications preferred by June 1, 2022

Nurturing Faithfulness Program

Nurturing Faithfulness is a multi-generational faith and leadership program designed to help Friends explore ways to meet God more deeply, hone methods of discernment, reach for fuller faithfulness, and ultimately bring these gifts and strengthened abilities home to their local meetings and beyond. 

 

This program is a collaboration between New England Yearly Meeting, Woolman Hill Quaker Retreat Center, the Beacon Hill Friends House, and core teachers Hilary Burgin and Marcelle Martin.

 

Learn more and apply (preferred by June 1) at: https://neym.org/nurturingfaithfulness22-23

MIDWEEK: Experiments in Faithfulness

Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 14

MIDWEEK: Experiments in Faithfulness

In the Quaker tradition of Midweek (Wednesday) worship, Beacon Hill Friends House brings you MIDWEEK: Experiments in Faithfulness. This is a weekly, one-hour, facilitated spiritual practice with Quaker flavor and an experimental ethos. Each week, a guest facilitator engages us in a unique spiritual practice that is meaningful to them, and that we can bring into our own lives. 

 

Learn more about MIDWEEK at: https://bhfh.org/midweek/

Vocational Discernment Workshops (various dates/locations).

Vocational Discernment Retreats

Many of us are yearning for work more fulfilling and meaningful than just a career. We’re asking deep questions about who we are; about what our values are, and how we might live in alignment with them; about where our gifts and skills meet real needs in the world; we’re asking, “to what end is our labor?” and considering what we’re putting out into the world in addition to what we gain from employment.

 

Quaker faith and practice offer tools that will equip both Quakers and non-Quakers with what they need to not only discern their call now, but to continue that discernment journey throughout their life, work, and ministry.

 

In 2020, BHFH residents asked for opportunities to explore their vocations and careers together — and were curious about what practices Quakerism had to offer around vocational discernment. Greg Woods and Jen Higgins-Newman began working on this project for residents, and quickly realized it would be useful in a broader context. 

 

You can learn more about the project here: https://bhfh.org/bhfh-discern/

 

You can register for BHFH’s next public offering here: https://lu.ma/bhfh-discern-fall22

Other events in our space:

Monday, May 30

Nurturing Faithfulness Program

Nurturing Faithfulness is a multi-generational faith and leadership program designed to help Friends explore ways to meet God more deeply, hone methods of discernment, reach for fuller faithfulness, and ultimately bring these gifts and strengthened abilities home to their local meetings and beyond. 

 

This program is a collaboration between New England Yearly Meeting, Woolman Hill Quaker Retreat Center, the Beacon Hill Friends House, and core teachers Hilary Burgin and Marcelle Martin.

 

Learn more and apply (preferred by June 1) at: https://neym.org/nurturingfaithfulness22-23

Find all upcoming event registration info below:

Questions? Have an idea for an event?​

Email our Program Director, Jen:

Jen Higgins-Newman

Program Director

program@bhfh.org

or get in touch with BHFH Executive Director, Nils:

Nils Klinkenberg

Executive Director

director@bhfh.org

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