Quality Specialist To Share Her Spiritual Journey At Newtown Friends

Jennifer Hubbard, a quality specialist with the Law School Admission Council, will present her spiritual journey at the Newtown Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street, at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2024

Jennifer Hubbard has a bachelor's degree in English, a graduate level certificate in Christian counseling, and will receive her certification as a Spiritual Director from Oasis Ministries in May.  She lives in Newtown with husband Greg, an attorney.

“I’m honored to be sharing my spiritual journey story,” said Hubbard. “I will be giving some historical background of growing up as a pastor’s kid in California during the Jesus movement, moving to the East Coast during college, discussing how my faith and spirituality have evolved, and how I discovered Quakerism and have become a convinced Friend.” 

Following the presentation, there will be worship in the manner of Friends at 11:00 a.m. with people speaking out of silence as they are moved to do so. The public is welcome at all events. For additional information, visit newtownfriendsmeeting.org

Hubbard worked at a publishing company until she had three children and became a full-time caregiver until they were all in school. 

She recently answered the call to become a spiritual director and is currently training at Oasis Ministries where she will receive her certification in May. 

Hubbard and her husband, Greg, live in Newtown. Their three children are now young adults. And the couple has one “adorable cat.” Jennifer enjoys reading, listening to music, attending concerts, hiking, watching basketball, and traveling.

Jennifer has a bachelor’s degree in English and a graduate-level certificate in Christian counseling. 

Newtown Friends Meeting, co-founded by the Quaker artist and minister, Edward Hicks, in 1815, holds services every First Day (Sunday). During the school year, First Day classes for children and adults are at 9:45 a.m. and Meeting for Worship is at 11 a.m. Professional childcare is provided. All meetings are open to the public and visitors are warmly welcomed.

Norval ReeceCommunity Contributor

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