2012 Quaker Youth Pilgrimage
to the United Kingdom and the Netherlands
July 12 - August 13, 2012
Up to 28 young Friends ages 16-18 during the pilgrimage will be guided by four adult leaders. Half the pilgrims and leaders will be from the Section of the Americas and half from the Europe and Middle East Section.
July 12 - Leader retreat begins in the UK; Americas
pilgrims arrive in Newark, NJ and Chatham-Summit Friends Meeting.
July 14 - All pilgrims arrive in the UK.
July 16 - Woodbrooke Quaker Study Center
July 19 - 1652 country
July 27 -Belgium
July 30 - Netherlands
August 5 - Newcastle & Barmoor, UK
August 10 - Birmingham, UK
August 13 - Return to the US and then to city/country of origin.
An FWCC youth pilgrimage is an opportunity to…
- Develop your relationship with God
- Gain understanding of Quaker process
- Explore Quaker history
- Experience different Friends’ traditions and forms of worship
- Form a community and lasting friendships
- Participate in a service project