Quaker Lecture Presenter Christina Repoley to Address 'Coming Alive'
She Will Share Her Personal Process of Spiritual Discernment
January 6, 2014
Christina Repoley will speak on her lengthy, personal process of spiritual discernment that came to fruition with the founding of Quaker Voluntary Service Jan. 30, 7 p.m., in Wilmington College’s T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.
Her presentation, titled “Coming Alive,” is the latest installment in WC’s ongoing Quaker Lecture Series.
Repoley serves as executive director of Quaker Voluntary Service, which is described as “boldly and deeply Quaker — grounded in worship, and forming leadership for the present and the future of Friends.”
QVS is “passionately engaged” in service and social justice, both helping change the world and being transformed together through the experience.
Repoley grew up in the Charlotte Friends Meeting and is now a member of the Atlanta Friends Meeting (Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association).
She has served on staff in the Peace Building Program of the American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional office and previously worked out of AFSC’s Philadelphia office as the coordinator of the Mexico Summer Project, one of AFSC’s last remaining work camps for young adults.
Repoley has worked professionally for several faith-based nonprofit organizations. She served on Friend’s General Conference’s Youth Ministries Committee for six years and recently served on FGC’s Stoking the Spiritual Fire of Quakerism Capital Campaign Steering Committee.
She was a Woodruff Fellow at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, where she received a Master of Divinity in 2011, and recently completed a ministry fellowship with the Fund for Theological Education.
Repoley lives in Atlanta with her husband, Dean, who is the founding principal of the Kindezi School.