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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FCNL Opportunities for Young Adults

The Friends Committee on National Legislation has opportunities for young adults to work for peace and justice. Advocacy CorpsYoung adults (19-30 years old) lead local grassroots campaigns to influence members of Congress. Participants receive a financial stipend and commit to 25 hours a month for 10 months plus a 10-day immersive training in community organizing, media outreach, and…

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Winter Bulletin Now Available

The Winter LEYM Bulletin is now available here as a pdf. It includes a Clerk’s Message from Jo Posti, an introduction to the Visioning Committee report that will be the focus of Representative Meeting (virtual, April 3), a preview of Paula Palmer’s keynote address at this summer’s Annual Meeting, a request for Annual Meeting workshop proposals, LEYM’s Epistle from…

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New Bible Study Program Begins February 20th

Come, Engage with the Bible Join other LEYM members to explore ways to Engage with the bible, led by Maryann Concannon, Red Cedar MM. We will be using the book Engaging Scripture: Reading the Bible with Early Friends by Michael Birkel from Earlham. You will get the most out of the sessions by pre-purchasing the book. The program will…

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Jan 18 Civil Rights Teach-in

CIVIL RIGHTS TEACH-IN: Unsung Civil Rights Hero(ine)s The Peace and Social Action Committee at North Columbus Friends Meeting (NCFM) is hosting a “Civil Rights Teach-In” to be presented on Martin Luther King Jr Day (January 18 at 7pm) to recognize and honor unsung civil rights heroes and heroines. The Teach-In will start with an historical overview and contextualization of racism…

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2020 Annual Records Now Available

The 2020 edition of the Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Annual Records has at last been published. Among the features are minutes and reports from both the Representative Meeting in April and the Annual Sessions in July/August, a full slate of committee officers, committee members, and representatives, and useful information on all of our monthly meetings and worship groups, giving details…

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LEYM Bulletin Seeks Submissions

SUBMISSIONS FOR LEYM WINTER BULLETIN DUE JAN. 15, 2021 Please send articles, essays, reports, or artwork for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s Winter 2021 Bulletin to the editors, Jeff Cooper and Peggy Daub, by Friday, January 15, 2021 (send to bulletinleym@gmail.com)   As always, we welcome items reflecting the business of the Yearly Meeting, such as reports and announcements from committees.  Reports on activities in monthly meetings…

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Quaker Records Collection at Ancestry.com

Friends may be interested to learn that Ancestry.com now has a special collection of historical records related specifically to Quakers. A helpful research guide provides information about the types of available records and how to interpret the various terms and abbreviations used. Information sources include meeting minutes, births, marriages, burials, memberships, records related to discipline,…

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FWCC Seeks New General Secretary

The Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) has opened a global search for its next General Secretary. They ask: Are you ready to provide both spiritual and administrative leadership to FWCC’s small and thriving international Quaker organization? Applications due by Jan 4, 2021. To find out more, and how to apply, to go here. http://fwcc.world/about-fwcc/general-secretary-search…

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Green Pastures Quarterly Special Called Meeting

Joe Mills has requested a Special Called Meeting of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting on behalf of Friends School Detroit Trustees to discuss the following issues: Amending the bylaws of Friends School in Detroit such that:The minimum number of Trustees for Friends School be reduced from 9 to 3Eliminate the provision that a trustee serving for 3 consecutive full terms must…

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