GPQM Spring Meeting online May 21

The spring Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be online beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2022. Contact gpqmcommunications@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link. We will hear from our Nominating Committee and receive other reports. Then our special presenter will be organic farmer Jane Bush, who will discuss how earth justice and Quaker testimonies influence her farming and associated…

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Reminder: LEYM Bulletin Submissions Due by May 15th

Our editors ask that contributors please submit items for the LEYM Spring Bulletin by Sunday, May 15.  This issue will include lots of information on the upcoming Annual Sessions, which will once again be virtual (July 27-31).  Reports and announcements reflecting the business of the Yearly Meeting are the most basic parts of the Bulletin.  We also feature reports on…

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Some Resources Shared During Representative Meeting

LEYM Friends participated in a lively and informative Representative Meeting on April 2nd. Appreciation goes out to our amazing clerk and all the committee and special project leaders who helped organize the event and share their good works. A number of resources, not all of which are easy to find, were shared during the session, some visually, and others…

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April Interest Group Explores Michigan’s First Peoples Campaigns

Michigan’s First People’s Social and Environmental Justice Campaigns Saturday, April 9 2:00-3:30 PM The April PJ&E program will feature talks by two leaders in Michigan’s First Peoples campaigns. A spokesperson from the Anishinaabek Caucus will discuss their environmental campaigns, including opposition to the Enbridge Line 5 across the Mackinac Strait, other legislative campaigns for clean water,…

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Register for LEYM April 2nd Representative Meeting

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Representative Meeting is on the horizon!  This gathering is a time for people from every Monthly Meeting in LEYM (as well as committees) to consider important matters together and to build or strengthen our relationships.   This year, Representative meeting will be held virtually on Saturday April 2.  Here’s the agenda. Business will be from 10:00am to 3pm  (with an…

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Friends Respond to War in Ukraine

As a community committed to peace, the War in Ukraine is of deep concern to Friends around the world. Friends General Conference has posted a Message to Friends About Aiding Ukraine that provides helpful links to various aid organizations. The American Friends Service Committee is also speaking out, seeking to dampen the ongoing push to escalate via military…

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Food Security, Food Justice event set for March 12th

SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2:00-3:30 pmFood Security, Food JusticeHosted by Lake Erie Yearly Meeting and North Columbus Friends Meeting Our March Interest Group session is set for Saturday, March 12th starting at 2:00 pm. The speakers will provide an informational overview of the larger issues around food sovereignty, food security, food justice, etc., before diving into concrete strategies…

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LEYM Winter Bulletin Now Available

The Winter 2022 issue of the LEYM Bulletin is now available in PDF from leym.org (See https://leym.org/leym-bulletins/ for all recent issues). Paper copies will soon arrive at addresses for monthly meetings and worship groups, or directly to those who have requested it in that form. Contents include a message from Clerk Susan Loucks on Quaker business meetings, a…

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Winter GQPM Program – Updated

NEW: PRESENTATION POSTPONED Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Feb 19 GPQM First Nations presentation has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date. A shortened GPQM event will still be held. Michigan’s Anishinaabe People’s Social and Environmental Justice Campaigns Join Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting online for worship, socializing, an important program and small…

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LEYM on Social Media

Your meeting may be wrestling with matters related to virtual and hybrid gatherings. A workshop was held on Saturday May 7, and we returned to the questions about navigating the new normal through the ongoing pandemic. https://www.pym.org/workshop-on-gathering-virtually/

AFSC is partnering with the Poor People’s Campaign to support the June 18 Mass Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington. They are seeking to mobilize attendance and have buses ready to take people. See https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/june18/ to get involved.

AFSC’s Michigan Criminal Justice Program is hiring a Program Coordinator for the ending life and long sentences project. Apply by May 16 at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/AME1068/JobBoard/34b788f5-e07e-3fb3-8e73-08c36602a07b/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f1994089-620c-4f9a-b4ff-8c3d3ba303dc

Quaker Worship Sharing online this Thursday! All are welcome https://quakerearthcare.org/event/worship-sharing-with-quaker-earthcare-witness-and-friends-general-conference-3/

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