Quaker Heritage Day

Quaker Heritage Day is an annual event sponsored by Berkeley Friends Church that focuses on some aspect of Quaker faith, spirituality, and/or history.

Announcing Quaker Heritage Day 2019!

Saturday, February 23, 2019

9 AM – 3:30 PM

Topic: The Prophetic Voice of John Woolman

Speaker: Jon Kershner, PhD


Dr. Kershner teaches in the Religion Department at Pacific Lutheran University.

Other positions:  Dr. Kershner is a member of NSFC, the editor of Quaker Religious Thought, an Associate Editor of Religious Thought and Philosophy for the Brill Research Perspectives in Quaker Studies and co-chair of the Quaker Studies Program Unit at the American Academy of Religion.

Schedule for the Day:

8:30 am  Gather

9:00 Program begins

Session 1:  John Woolman and the Apocalypse of the Heart

Session 2:  John Woolman and Wilderness:  A Quaker Sacramental Ecology

12:30 pm  Lunch

Session 3:  Living the Dream:  How Woolman (Re)Made History in his Sleep

3:15  Closing Worship

Please register using the form below to let us know you’re coming! 

Your RSVP helps us plan a great event! Please get your registration to us by January 23 to have lunch and/or childcare provided.

Program is free and open to all. Suggested donation: $25 with lunch; $20 without.
Donations are welcome, gratefully accepted, and support our annual Quaker Heritage Day event. Payment will be collected at the event. Make checks out to Berkeley Friends Church and put “QHD” in the memo line.

Archives related to this event and previous years’ events can be found here.

A complete list of Quaker Heritage Speakers from recent years can be found here.