World Quaker Day is October 3

Friends around the world are celebrating World Quaker Day, a project of the Friends World Committee for Consultation, on Sunday, October 3, 2021. You are invited to join in. The theme this year is Resilience and hope: drawing strength from our Quaker faith. You can learn more and see reports of activities at worldquakerday.org.

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Detroit Friends Plan New Meetinghouse

After years of discernment and uncertainty over the path forward, the Detroit Friends Meeting (DFM) is enthusiastic about building a new meetinghouse to provide a permanent spiritual home in Detroit that will serve the community and generations of future Quakers. Detroit Friends Meeting has had a presence in Detroit since the early 1920s. DFM’s twenty-five current members, along with a…

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Broadmead October Retreat to Feature Christopher Sammond

The annual Broadmead Monthly Meeting Friends Fall Retreat is scheduled for October 1-3 2001 on the theme “Openings to Transformative Worship.” The event, to be held at the St. Francis Spirituality Center in Tiffin, OH, features retreat leader Christopher Sammond. Christopher Sammond is a member of Poplar Ridge Monthly Meeting, New York YM. He has facilitated workshops and…

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Fall Spiritual Formation Retreat Details

LEYM Spiritual Formation Program Opening WorkshopGoing Deeper Togetheronline Sept 10-12, 2021with Marcelle Martin The LEYM spiritual formation planning committee invites all of you to participate in this year’s spiritual formation program. The year’s program is kicked off with a weekend fall retreat in September and culminates in a one-day spring retreat in May. In between the two retreats, small…

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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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GPQM Annual Worship and Picnic, August 8, in Battle Creek

Every year in early August Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting remembers the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and celebrates peace in the historic Quaker Park in Battle Creek. GPQM will hold an in-person worship planned for 11 a.m., August 8, outdoors at Quaker Park. Worship will be followed by a picnic, with Friends may bring a chair/blanket,…

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FCNL 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) has released their 2021 Report to Yearly Meetings. Many Friends within LEYM have been active on FCNL Advocacy Teams or via participation in some of FCNL’s ongoing events series. This report includes some of the highlights of this year’s work, made possible by the advocacy, engagement, and financial support of…

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AFSC to Offer New Youth Opportunities

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is developing an exciting new program for young Quakers and Quaker college students and alumni, ages 18-25. To help them develop this program, AFSC is inviting young Quakers and current and former students from Quaker colleges to participate in an upcoming Zoom focus group on either May 11 or May 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. If…

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Quaker House at Chautauqua ready for 2021 Season

Sue Tannehill is sharing the good news that the new Quaker house at Chautauqua is ready for the 2021 Chautauqua Season. She writes: Dear Quakers and other interested F/friends, It is with great joy that we are now accepting requests to stay at Quaker House at Chautauqua for the 2021 season!!  Please note all visitors must be fully…

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Register for April 2-3 Representative Meeting

The 2021 LEYM Representative Meeting will be held online this year, beginning on the evening of Friday April 2 (for the Executive Committee), followed by the broader gathering of Friends on Saturday, April 3 from 10am to 3pm. This year we will be hearing from the ad hoc Visioning Committee on their work considering an updated structure for LEYM. It will be a…

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LEYM on Social Media

Looking for ways you can meaningfully impact the cause of racial justice? Sign up now for Aiming for Justice: Race Reparations and Right Paths with K. Melchor Quick Hall and her team.
https://pendlehill.org/events/aiming-for-justice-race-reparations-and-right-paths-4/
#pendlehill #friends #quaker #Reparations #racialequity #racialjustice

On Thurs, November 4, at 6 p.m. ET, join AFSC online to hear from leaders of the #PoorPeoplesCampaign and see how Quakers across the U.S. and AFSC staff can together take action for economic, racial & gender justice.
https://www.afsc.org/action/poor-people’s-campaign-quaker-support-then-and-now

Register now for FCNL Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2021 NOVEMBER 17 - 21, 2021 ONLINE https://www.fcnl.org/events/annualmeeting2021

LEYM Environmental Interest Group session coming this Saturday - The 3rd Battle for Lake Erie
October 9, 2021  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm https://leym.org/pje-interest-group/

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Related Organizations

  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation - fcnl.org
  • Friends General Conference - fgcquaker.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: Section of the Americas - fwccamericas.org
  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: World Office - fwcc.world
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org