Urban African Quakerism—the ministries of Nairobi Friends

July 8 – July 12

Experience the contrast between large urban Friends churches and Quaker ministries in the slums and among the most vulnerable members of society. Meet leaders and members from a variety of urban ministry contexts, and visit the sites where Friends are making an impact in their communities. Worship on Sunday morning at one of the Friends Churches in Nairobi before flying to Kisumu in time for the Triennial registration.

Start date: 8 July 2020, departing from the airport hotel in Nairobi after breakfast.

End date: 12 July 2020, arriving at the Triennial venue in time for registration.

The latest date on which you should plan to arrive in Nairobi is 7 July.

Cost: $520

Cost includes:

·       Four nights lodging in Nairobi

·       All meals

·       All transportation

·       All activities

·       All tips

·       Bottled water

·       Airfare from Nairobi to Kisumu on 12 July

Cost does not include:

·       Offerings at worship services

·       Lunch on 12 July (plan to buy something in the airport on the way to Kisumu)

Lodging: The group will stay at Savelberg Retreat Center (http://savelbergretreatcentre.org/) or a similar conveniently-located facility.

Leaders: Edgar Ala, Sussie Agoi, and Jane Mutoro (all are leaders in Nairobi YM)

Minimum/maximum number of participants: minimum 4 participants, maximum 10 participants.

To learn more, see http://friendschurchnym.org/

Register here