Friends in Fellowship is a series of free talks and lectures that bring Friends—and friends of Friends—together for fellowship, wine, refreshments, and networking. There will be short talks that highlight how our Quaker beliefs are relevant to what we choose to do in our everyday personal and professional lives.
Lecture Dates & Programs
Living Well: A Panel Discussion on Tools for Wellness
April 12, 2018, 7-8:30 P.M. at Arch Street Meetinghouse
Glenn Ellis is a wellness expert and medical ethicist with a weekly WURD radio health program on wellness strategies and well-being.
Robert Smith, Ph.D. is the author of several books including The Vitamin Cure for Arthritis and the Vitamin Cure for Eye Disease. A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, Robert studies how retinal circuitry processes visual signals, using simulation to reconcile the retina circuit’s known physiological properties with the function of its neural components. He is a member of Germantown Monthly Meeting.
Katy Hawkins Katy approaches yoga by engaging body, mind, and spirit through the themes of light and space – a kind of fearless, Quakerly, spiritual spelunking. She is a member of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting.
The Human Genome & Health Disparities
May 10, 2018, 7-8:30 P.M. at Arch Street Meetinghouse
Max Muenke, a member of Lansdowne Monthly Meeting, will speak about efforts to address disparities in health care. Dr. Muenke has directed medical genetics, first at CHOP/Penn, and later at NIH. His lab made seminal discoveries in normal and abnormal brain development in humans by identifying several genes important in craniofacial disorders. More recently, his lab has identified susceptibility loci for ADHD, with further research focused on predicting severity, treatment response, and long-term outcomes.
Follow the links below for descriptions and audio recordings of our previous talks and lectures
- Teaching to the Heart, Teaching to the Mind
- Taking Tyrants to Court: Human Rights Restitution in the Philippines and Korea
- Quaker Farming: Quaker Seeds
- Wissahickon Habitat Repair: Plants and Birds and Rocks and Things
- The Art of Persuasion