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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2022 Annual Business Sessions

We’re meeting online via Zoom for our 2022 Business Sessions. Further down the page you will find a proposed topical agenda prepared by the Clerk. Here’s the basic schedule. Business Session 1 – 7/28/2022 10:30amBusiness Session 2 – 7/29/2022 10:30amWhat Can We Say Together – Anti-Racism – 7/30/2022 10:30amBusiness Session 3 – 7/31/2022 1:00pm Documents in Advance LEYM committees…

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Register for LEYM April 2nd Representative Meeting

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Representative Meeting is on the horizon!  This gathering is a time for people from every Monthly Meeting in LEYM (as well as committees) to consider important matters together and to build or strengthen our relationships.   This year, Representative meeting will be held virtually on Saturday April 2.  Here’s the agenda. Business will be from 10:00am to 3pm  (with an…

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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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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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Resources for Ministry and Nurture

Ministry and Nurture of LEYM will be hosting sessions of a Clerks’ Chat via Zoom. We invite Monthly Meeting Clerks, Assistant Clerks, and Worship Group Conveners to join us for any or all of the 1 ½ hour sessions. These will be a time of fellowship and informal conversations on topics of interest and concern to those attending at each…

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Advance Registration for Representative Meeting (due March 13)

UPDATE: Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s executive committee has discerned that we will hold our Rep. Meeting that had been scheduled 4/3 & 4/4 in #Pittsburgh via @zoom_us to reduce #COVID19 exposure. More details to follow in coming days. The 2020 LEYM Representative Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 4 at Pittsburgh Friends Meeting, 4836 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA…

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Policies and Procedures Manual Updated

An updated version of the LEYM Policies and Procedures reflecting current practice is now available as a pdf file. With the exception of a few minor changes in wording, all of the changes in text were approved by the Executive Committee at its November meeting. Please let Jeff Cooper know of any errors you may discover, especially in the…

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LEYM on Social Media

FGC is hiring a Conference Director. Apply by Feb 22 https://www.fgcquaker.org/2023/01/24/conference-director/

Pendle Hill is hosting an online event featuring Beverly Ward speaking on The Battered Earth on Feb 6 at 7:30 Details at https://pendlehill.org/events/the-battered-earth-injury-loss-and-healing/

Bookings are open for the 2023 @QuakerUNOffice summerschool in Geneva, which has changed the lives of many participants. 20-26 year olds from anywhere in the world can apply.

More info here: https://quno.org/timeline/2023/1/quaker-united-nations-summer-school-2023-applications-now-open

Reminder: FCNL’s Young Adult Program Assistant Fellowship opportunity application deadline is Feb 10th. Great opportunity for young friends interested in public policy and good causes! https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

2023 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival and Forum starts Saturday, Feb 4th, runs through April 8. See all the details at https://quakerfahe.com/2023/01/13/2023-black-quaker-lives-matter-film-festival-forum/

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