GPQM Spring Meeting is May 16 at 9 AM

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting is holding their Spring Meeting virtually on Saturday, May 16th starting at 9 AM. In preparation for the event, a number of new documents have been made available on the GPQM Documents page, including: Notes from September GPQM meeting GPQM_Website_Communication_Coordinator_Proposal_2020-05-09.pdf GPQM_Proposed_ByLaws_2020-05-09.pdf GPQM_proposed_policy_manual_2020-05-10.pdf The Zoom meeting connection information has been sent out to Monthly Meeting Clerks…

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Francisco Burgos Named Executive Director of Pendle Hill

The Pendle Hill Board of Directors have announced that Francisco Burgos will become Executive Director of Pendle Hill, effective September 1.  Traci Hjelt Sullivan will continue as Interim Executive Director until that date. Burgos is currently Director of Education at Pendle Hill, a position he took up in 2017.  “Francisco has done a splendid job of giving new energy and…

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Worship with LEYM Online

Worship online with LEYM Update: Now that many local meetings have established their own online Meetings for Worship, LEYM will no longer be hosting our Sunday online worship. You can find other online worship opportunities here. For the health and protection of our LEYM Meeting community and to support the public health of the wider community in the face…

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April Representative Meeting will be held online

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s executive committee has discerned that we will hold our Representative Meeting that had been scheduled 4/3 & 4/4 in Pittsburgh via Zoom, the online meeting platform, to reduce #COVID19 exposure. We will now meet on Zoom Saturday morning (April 4) with the Executive Committee convening at 9:00 AM, followed by the full body at 10:00 AM.

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Advance Registration for Representative Meeting (due March 13)

UPDATE: Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s executive committee has discerned that we will hold our Rep. Meeting that had been scheduled 4/3 & 4/4 in #Pittsburgh via @zoom_us to reduce #COVID19 exposure. More details to follow in coming days. The 2020 LEYM Representative Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 4 at Pittsburgh Friends Meeting, 4836 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA…

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Upcoming Contemplative Retreat

LEYM Friends are invited to join in April 16-19, 2020, for All Shall Be Well: Contemplation in an Age of Crisis, a contemplative retreat in the manner of Friends at the Siena Retreat Center in Racine, Wisconsin. During the retreat, participants will experience the distinctly Quaker manner of knowing soli­tude in community. There will be individual silent time…

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Spiritual Resources for Connecting with and Restoring the Earth – talk by Gretel Van Wieren

The theme of the Feb 1, 2020 Winter Gathering of the Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting was “Finding Our Spiritual Foundation for Environmental Work.” The featured speaker was Associate Professor Gretel Van Wieren from the Religious Studies program at Michigan State University. Dr. Van Wieren teaches courses on religion, ethics, and the environment and is the author of Listening at Lookout…

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LEYM Winter Bulletin now available

The Winter 2020 LEYM Bulletin can be downloaded here. This issue includes: A Clerk’s Message asking how Executive Committee can help our monthly meetings and worship groups Information on Representative Meeting (at Pittsburgh Meeting on April 4) A preview of the Annual Meeting theme and plenary speaker News from the Executive Committee Descriptions of LEYM scholarships and…

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