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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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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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. General Secretary…

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Looking Deeply at Thanksgiving event

English colonists first touched land on New England soil some 400 years ago. The 400 Years Project, Beacon Hill Friends House, and Justice & Witness Ministries of the S. New England UCC are offering a unique opportunity to hear and reflect on Indigenous voices around Thanksgiving next week. The program will be led by two Wampanoag leaders joined by…

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New Interest Groups Project Underway

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting’s Executive Committee approved a virtual interest group discussion forum for the upcoming year to focus on topics relating to Peace, Justice and Earthcare.   The purpose of this newly formed interest group is to provide a space where members/attenders of monthly meetings can have a virtual Zoom platform to discuss important Peace, Justice…

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World Quaker Day 2020

October 4th we will be celebrating another World Quaker Day hosted by the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Join Friends from around the world exploring the theme “What does it mean to be a Quaker today? Living a Faithful Life in a Changing World.” Get more information here: worldquakerday.org The FWCC Section of the Americas is inviting Friends…

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School of the Spirit Job Opening

The School of the Spirit is seeking a new administrator, and we want to reach out to as many Quakers as we can to search for interested candidates. The position is part time, with $27,000 annual recompense. We have no geographical requirement for this person. Our last administrator lived in Durham, NC, and our current one lives in Lancaster, PA.

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2020 Retreat: Spiritual Companions within an Ecology of Quaker Practice

Each year LEYM hosts a Spiritual Formation Retreat. This year, the theme is Spiritual Companions within an Ecology of Quaker Practice, with leadership from Cassie Cammann, Nadine Hoover and Mark Hoover. Given the continued restrictions of the pandemic, the Fall 2020 retreat will be virtual, with recognition of the limitations of online connection and sensitivity for everyone’s…

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North Columbus Friends Meeting Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, 1920-2020

North Columbus Friends Meeting Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, 1920-2020 Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 7:00-8:30 p.m. North Columbus Friends Meeting invites you to join them via Zoom in commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment as we explore the story of several Quaker suffragists, the suffrage movement and commit ourselves today to helping every citizen have…

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LEYM on Social Media

Did you miss our Radical Acting in Faith e-course? The online, self-study version of this course is now available for individuals and small groups. We encourage you to check it out, and engage with the materials and course work!
https://www.afsc.org/radicalAIF

AFSC event “Under the Mask: How communities are resisting authoritarianism during COVID-19” set for Jan 26 http://www.afsc.org/action/register-today-under-mask

Special Quaker Records Collection available on Ancestry website https://leym.org/quaker-records-collection-at-ancestry-com/

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