New Series: Digital Issues Awareness for Friends

As part of our ongoing Interest Group Series, LEYM is offering a new series of workshops focusing on digital and online practices of possible concern for Friends. The three Saturday afternoon (2:00-3:30pm) workshops will be held January 14, February 11, and March 4th. See descriptions below. Presented by LEYM’s Digital Communications Facilitator, the sessions will draw heavily…

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LEYM Annual Records Now Available

The volume of LEYM Annual Records 2022 is now available, containing minutes of Representative Meeting and Annual Meeting, summaries of the plenary address and workshops at the annual sessions, State of the Meeting reports from monthly meetings and worship groups, memorial minutes, and lots of contact information for meetings and those active in Yearly Meeting. If you wish to have…

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Fall Bulletin Now Available

FALL LEYM BULLETINS ARE AVAILABLE The Fall LEYM Bulletin is now available in PDF with paper copies soon arriving at addresses for monthly meetings and worship groups. You can see all the recent issues here: leym.org/leym-bulletins The current issue recaps what happened at our Annual Sessions at the end of July, including the Epistle and summary of actions…

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GPQM offers Weathering the Storm one-day retreat on Oct. 29, 2022

Join us on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Michigan Friends Center near Chelsea for Weathering the Storm, a one-day, in-person retreat offered by Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting for Friends from throughout Michigan.For more than two years we have had very few opportunities to worship, learn, and connect in-person with Friends beyond our local meetings and worship groups. Weathering the…

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Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting planned for Saturday, Sept 17, 2022

The Fall Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be held online beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2022. For the Zoom link, contact gpqmcommunications@gmail.com. The meeting will feature a discussion on Quakers in business. Agenda Roll Call (Kevin Miller)Approval of previous meeting’s Minutes (Maryann Concannon)Treasurer’s report (Jeff Cooper)Finance Committee will present a proposed budget (Bob Orr)Nominating Committee (Peggy Daub)—Approval of…

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Celebrate World Quaker Day Oct 2nd

World Quaker Day will take place on Sunday October 2, 2022 with the theme Becoming the Quakers the World Needs. World Quaker Day is an annual event where we celebrate the diversity of Quakerism around the world and build connections to make our community stronger. For World Quaker Day 2022 the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) is encouraging…

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Announcement about Spiritual Formation 2022-2023

LEYM’s spiritual formation program will not be holding its fall retreat this year due to a number of stumbling blocks confronting the committee.  We encourage current spiritual formation groups to continue to meet throughout the coming year.  Many groups meet twice a month, once to share responses to material all group members are reading and once to share about their…

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Broadmead Fall Retreat

Broadmead Monthly Meeting Friends Fall RetreatOct. 28th – 30th 2022Retreat Theme: The Power of EnoughPresenter: Jackie Stillwell Friends are invited to join this in-person weekend retreat, to be held at the St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St Francis Ave, Tiffin, Ohio. Details and registration information are in the attached event announcement brochure. Biography of Jackie StillwellJackie Stillwell is the…

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Opening in Ann Arbor Friends Meeting’s Residential Community

The Quaker House Residential Community attached to the Ann Arbor Friends Meetinghouse has a vacancy. The house, near the University of Michigan’s central campus, has rooms for six residents. Shared kitchen, dining room, living room, laundry facilities, and backyard with vegetable garden. This intentional community strives to embody commitments to “multicultural/racial/ethnic/LGBTQ inclusivity; simple, economical, and environmentally friendly living; mature, stable…

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GPQM Summer Gathering, Sunday, August 7, 2022

Friends are invited to the Summer Gathering of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting (GPQM), on Sunday, August 7, at Quaker Park in Battle Creek, Michigan. 11:00 meeting for worship under the trees, followed by a picnic and fellowship. Every year GPQM remembers the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and celebrates peace in this historic Quaker meeting place. All…

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