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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Digital Issues Awareness Workshop coming Feb 11

UnFriendly Persuasion: Digital Dark Patterns Awareness workshop will be online Saturday Feb 11 at 2pm. Details here.

About Lake Erie Yearly Meeting

Welcome. Lake Erie Yearly Meeting is an organization of Quaker meetings and worship groups in Ohio, Michigan, and western Pennsylvania. Everyone is welcome at a Quaker meeting for worship.

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Today's Quaker Query

Do I live in thankful awareness of God’s constant presence in my life? How often do I pray, giving thanks for all the blessings I have received? Do I hold others in the Light? Am I open to continuing revelation and the possibility of change and religious transformation?

— LEYM Advices and Queries

Welcome Friends

Welcome to the web site of Lake Erie Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Lake Erie Yearly Meeting is an organization of Quaker meetings and worship groups in Ohio, Michigan, and western Pennsylvania. Friends gather for worship weekly in expectant silence. Everyone is welcome at a Quaker meeting for worship.

In this site you will find a Directory of the monthly meetings that make up the yearly meeting, introductory materials to Quakerism, information on yearly meeting activities, electronic versions of the yearly meeting’s newsletter, The Bulletin, and various other documents produced by the yearly meeting such as the Policies & Procedures Manual. We are pleased that you found us and hope that you find this site useful.

Quakers come together in silent worship knowing that the Spirit is present among us and in us, and can be experienced today to give meaning, hope and power to our lives. We are placed in unity with each other by this experience and by our commitment to the Quaker way of living it brings to us. With all our hearts, we affirm that God is expressed in every human being. We welcome to our fellowship and worship all persons of whatever sexual orientation, race, religion or gender who seek after truth and who are in sympathy with this way of living. Moreover, our experience directs us into the world to sever the bonds of hatred and division and to work toward the goals of universal love and blessing in society and in creation.

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RECENT POSTS FROM LEYM

FGC is hiring a Conference Director. Apply by Feb 22 https://www.fgcquaker.org/2023/01/24/conference-director/

Pendle Hill is hosting an online event featuring Beverly Ward speaking on The Battered Earth on Feb 6 at 7:30 Details at https://pendlehill.org/events/the-battered-earth-injury-loss-and-healing/

Bookings are open for the 2023 @QuakerUNOffice summerschool in Geneva, which has changed the lives of many participants. 20-26 year olds from anywhere in the world can apply.

More info here: https://quno.org/timeline/2023/1/quaker-united-nations-summer-school-2023-applications-now-open

Reminder: FCNL’s Young Adult Program Assistant Fellowship opportunity application deadline is Feb 10th. Great opportunity for young friends interested in public policy and good causes! https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

2023 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival and Forum starts Saturday, Feb 4th, runs through April 8. See all the details at https://quakerfahe.com/2023/01/13/2023-black-quaker-lives-matter-film-festival-forum/

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1420 Hill Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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