Epistle from Senior Conference, a gathering of Friends aged fifteen to eighteen

‘It was evident that the Spirit was here.’

Photo: the ‘Minis-tree’, a large sheet drawn by an elder. Participants were invited to share ministry outside of epilogue by placing sticky notes on the tree.

The poetics of the oppressed is essentially the poetics of liberation – Augusto Boal.

Friends, our experiences are all connected; our oppression, our pain, and our privilege are all entangled in a web of power systems and hierarchies which make up our society. In order to be liberated, these systems which oppress so many must be deconstructed. However, it is not just systems which must change: we all have a part to play in society’s evolution.

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