2021 Annual Business Sessions

Upcoming LEYM Business-related Sessions Note: Zoom Meeting Access for most business sessions will be available via https://bit.ly/leym2021business See Agenda for Business Sessions (docx) or Agenda for Business Sessions (pdf) LEYM Executive Committee Meeting – Wed July 28 3:00 PMBusiness Session 1 – Thu July 29 11:00 AMBusiness Session 2 – Fri July 30 11:00…

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Annual Sessions Registration Now Open

LEYM 2021: Healing Through Truth – https://leym.org/annual/Quakers affiliated with Lake Erie Yearly Meeting gather annually for fellowship, worship, to conduct business and to see how the Spirit moves among us. This year, from Wednesday July 28 – Sunday Aug 1 LEYM Friends will gather online via Zoom.  The Program Committee has prepared a wonderful program for us, with expanded…

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Read Epistles from Friends around the globe

As groups of Quakers gather in their annual sessions, they often write something known as an “Epistle” that is then shared with other Friends around the world. Back in the 17th century the Quaker movement revived the Gospel use of this word to mean an advisory or admonitory letter, sent to a group of people. In modern usage, you can…

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Request for Proposals for 2021 Annual Meeting

Request for Workshop Proposals 2021 Annual Meeting The Program Committee of LEYM is requesting proposals from Friends for workshop presentations at our 2021 Annual Meeting, to be held Wednesday evening, July 28 – Sunday, August 1 by videoconference. The theme of this year’s meeting is Healing Through Truth. The deadline for submission is Monday, February 15th. We cannot guarantee that…

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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 2020 Business Sessions – Documents in Advance

Documents in Advance for our LEYM 2020 Business sessions are now available here. Business Session Documents: http://leym.org/annual-meeting-info/2020-business/ We’re trying out a new color-coded communication system in this year’s business sessions which invites participants to hold up various colored items to indicate the type of question or comment they have. See attached document for details: LEYM2020ColorCommSystem…

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LEYM on Social Media

Your meeting may be wrestling with matters related to virtual and hybrid gatherings. A workshop was held on Saturday May 7, and we returned to the questions about navigating the new normal through the ongoing pandemic. https://www.pym.org/workshop-on-gathering-virtually/

AFSC is partnering with the Poor People’s Campaign to support the June 18 Mass Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington. They are seeking to mobilize attendance and have buses ready to take people. See https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/june18/ to get involved.

AFSC’s Michigan Criminal Justice Program is hiring a Program Coordinator for the ending life and long sentences project. Apply by May 16 at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/AME1068/JobBoard/34b788f5-e07e-3fb3-8e73-08c36602a07b/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f1994089-620c-4f9a-b4ff-8c3d3ba303dc

Quaker Worship Sharing online this Thursday! All are welcome https://quakerearthcare.org/event/worship-sharing-with-quaker-earthcare-witness-and-friends-general-conference-3/

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