Exploring Hybrid Worship Models

LEYM’s Ministry and Nurture Committee has been exploring the many ways that Quakers are adapting to a more virtual life of the spirit as groups adopt online meeting practices. Quakers are worshiping online across the globe, as these extensive lists of worship opportunities compiled by Western Friends and Friends World Committee on Consultation make clear. As more…

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FCNL 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) has released their 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings. Many Friends within LEYM have been active on FCNL Advocacy Teams or via participation in some of FCNL’s ongoing events series. This report includes some of the highlights of this year’s work, made possible by the advocacy, engagement, and financial support of…

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Spring Bulletin Submissions Due May 15

MAY 15, 2021:  DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO LEYM SPRING BULLETIN  Please send articles, essays, reports or artwork for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s Spring 2021Bulletin to the editors, Jeff Cooper and Peggy Daub, by Saturday, May 15, 2021 (send to bulletinleym@gmail.com)    This issue will provide information about Annual Meeting – the program, schedule, workshops, etc.  Remember, those sessions will again be virtual, from Wednesday, July 28, through Sunday,…

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AFSC to Offer New Youth Opportunities

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is developing an exciting new program for young Quakers and Quaker college students and alumni, ages 18-25. To help them develop this program, AFSC is inviting young Quakers and current and former students from Quaker colleges to participate in an upcoming Zoom focus group on either May 11 or May 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. If…

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Spring Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting spring business meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2021, via Zoom (see below for link). In addition to business items, Friends will hear updates from the Michigan Friends Center and the Michigan Quakers for Environmental Action. To add an item to the agenda, please contact one of our Co-Clerks, Deb…

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Quaker House at Chautauqua ready for 2021 Season

Sue Tannehill is sharing the good news that the new Quaker house at Chautauqua is ready for the 2021 Chautauqua Season. She writes: Dear Quakers and other interested F/friends, It is with great joy that we are now accepting requests to stay at Quaker House at Chautauqua for the 2021 season!!  Please note all visitors must be fully…

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Register for April 2-3 Representative Meeting

The 2021 LEYM Representative Meeting will be held online this year, beginning on the evening of Friday April 2 (for the Executive Committee), followed by the broader gathering of Friends on Saturday, April 3 from 10am to 3pm. This year we will be hearing from the ad hoc Visioning Committee on their work considering an updated structure for LEYM. It will be a…

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AFSC April Workshop Series for Friends

The American Friends Service Committee invites you to join them for a week of events and workshops on the occasion of AFSC’s annual meeting, a virtual program exploring different dimensions of “Making New Worlds: Pursuing Peace with Justice,” from Sunday, April 11 through Thursday, April 15.In six workshops, one panel presentation, and one plenary address AFSC will explore questions…

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Possibilities of Peace Education Event in May 2021

Are you a teacher, youth worker, young adult, volunteer, parent/carer interested in peace education? Would you like to meet people from across Europe and beyond, share practice and ways to strengthen the call for peace education? The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) invite you to their conference “The Possibilities of Peace…

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LEYM on Social Media

You can now find photos and stories from World Quaker Day 2021 on the http://www.WorldQuakerDay.org website!

Please share your Quaker Day photos and story with Friends around the world by emailing them to submit@worldquakerday.org.

Healthcare, Healing and Anti-racist Standards is the theme of Saturday’s Interest Group Session. Join us at 2pm for the informative event. https://leym.org/november-interest-group-session/

Looking for ways you can meaningfully impact the cause of racial justice? Sign up now for Aiming for Justice: Race Reparations and Right Paths with K. Melchor Quick Hall and her team.
https://pendlehill.org/events/aiming-for-justice-race-reparations-and-right-paths-4/
#pendlehill #friends #quaker #Reparations #racialequity #racialjustice

On Thurs, November 4, at 6 p.m. ET, join AFSC online to hear from leaders of the #PoorPeoplesCampaign and see how Quakers across the U.S. and AFSC staff can together take action for economic, racial & gender justice.
https://www.afsc.org/action/poor-people’s-campaign-quaker-support-then-and-now

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Related Organizations

  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation - fcnl.org
  • Friends General Conference - fgcquaker.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: Section of the Americas - fwccamericas.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: World Office - fwcc.world
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org