LEYM Lightning Stand-in Bulletin Released

The just-released LEYM Lightning (available on the Bulletins page) is a speedy digital-only substitute for our typically-produced Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Bulletin made necessary due to a temporary leadership gap. Our multi-talented clerk Susan Loucks made the lightning happen. This special edition will only be electronic (available as a pdf), although we will be returning to print…

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New Quakerism 101 Series

Join in a Collaborative Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Experience! The LEYM Advancement & Outreach Committee (A&O) is pleased to announce an interactive Quakerism 101 monthly series beginning on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, from 7:00-8:30pm exclusively on-line. A new way to learn and teach about Quakers, Quakerism, and deepening faith practice.This fully online experience will feature presentations, discussions…

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World Quaker Day is October 1st

World Quaker Day – 1 October 2023 – is almost here. Friends everywhere will learn, pray and act, as they prepare to come together as a global family of Friends at the FWCC World Plenary Meeting in South Africa and online August 5-12, 2024. The theme for both World Quaker Day and the World Plenary Meeting is Living the Spirit of Ubuntu:…

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Fall Gathering of GPQM Saturday, Sept 16

PLEASE SHARE IN YOUR MEETINGS AND WORSHIP GROUPS Fall Gathering of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting Saturday, Sept. 16  The Fall Gathering of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will take place on Saturday, September 16, at Michigan Friends Center (7748 Clarks Lake Rd, Chelsea).  Worship and business meeting in the morning will be followed by lunch (provided) and an afternoon session consisting…

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Dayton Friends Meeting Co-sponsoring Alternatives to Violence Community Workshop

The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a core practice within Friends Peace Teams (FPT) and currently LEYM Friends in both Michigan and Ohio are active facilitating workshops in a range of settings including with community groups, in prisons and in alternative schools. Several members of LEYM monthly meetings are planning on attending the upcoming November workshop in Dayton…

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Upcoming Events of Interest

As we move into Fall, a number of events of interest to Friends are appearing on our calendars. Here’s a summary of a few great opportunities that LEYM Friends are welcome to participate in. AFSC-hosted Meeting for Worship with attention to Witness and Solidarity Wednesday, September 13 at 2:00 pm ET This event is hosted by the American Friends Service…

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Quaker Call to Action Update

The Quaker Call to Action group has issued an update and Alert and ask that Friends consider taking action in ways that they are moved to. An upcoming September 28 Zoom call will feature words from Parker Palmer. Here’s the latest announcement from the group. Update, July 2023 The Urgent Call Steering Committee continues to hold our…

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GPQM Upcoming Events

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting is hosting some upcoming events that Friends may wish to participate in. WORSHIP IN BATTLE CREEK, SUNDAY, AUGUST 6:All are invited to Worship with Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting at our annual summer gathering to remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki:Sunday, August 6, 11am, at historic Quaker Park, Battle Creek (63 Groveland…

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