Washington Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology has been meeting annually in February since 1977. We are a “miniconference” of Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology which has been meeting in Pennsylvania since 1943. Similar to our parent organization, Washington FCRP is a smaller conference which seeks ways to strengthen the inner life of the Spirit. We are part of a spiritual community which seeks to discover and nourish our own deepest process, and to uncover ways in which this process can help us live in the everyday world more focused and grounded in our spiritual reality.
Themes of the conference incorporate the Quaker belief in the Inner Light, as well as the principles of depth psychology, with particular emphasis on the work of C.G. Jung. Meeting for worship, plenary sessions, group drumming, small group experiences, and informal dialogue nurture our conference community and help us to understand the life of the Spirit. Affiliation with the Religious Society of Friends is not necessary to attend.
The Conference is organized and administered entirely by a Planning Committee composed of conference attendees who volunteer their services. The Committee meets several times during the year. The Committee welcomes the participation of any attendee who wishes to become part of this process. To contact the current WFCRP Planning Committee please visit the Contacts page.
The conference met at the Wellspring Conference Center near Germantown, MD until its closing in 2011. For the past few years we have met at the Bishop Claggett Center in Buckeystown, MD, but we are returning to Wellspring for the 2018 Conference.