"Promoting the Quaker vision of a peaceful
and just society by providing educational seminars,
opportunities for dialogue, and simple, inexpensive lodging
for those who come to the area to learn, lobby, or
StatementWilliam Penn House is a Quaker center for exploring and making visible the Quaker Testimonies of peace, community, simplicity, equality and truth.
The William Penn House:
__ Nurtures and celebrates those who "Speak Truth to Power" in pursuit of peace and social justice,
__ Has a special ministry to youth,
__ Connects visitors from the United States and around the world with the service and with the service and witness resources of Washington D.C.
__ Serves as a communication center for Friends' meetings in the Washington area.
The William Penn House is a hospitality center on Capitol Hill rooted and grounded in Quaker faith and practice.
Monthly Pot-Luck & Dialogue
Sunday May 7, 2006
Witness for Peace
You are invited to attend a potluck and Quaker dialogue with Debby Churchman, a member of Friends Meeting of Washington. Debby will share her spiritual journey
to becoming a witness for peace.
Debby, through singing and drumming and her gifts as a story teller, will
share her adventures as a peace activist.
Our monthly potluck is the first Sunday of each month at 6:30 PM.
This is an opportunity for fellowship among Quakers and attenders.
Bring a dish to share; family members and friends are always welcome.
Note: William Penn House is an alcohol and tobacco free facility.
Washington Quaker Workcamps
WQW recently relocated their offices to the William Penn House. For more information on workcamping check out their web site at http://wqw.quaker.org.
Seek Peace and Pursue It
A silent vigil is held each Saturday on the west lawn of the Capitol from noon to 1pm.