New Series: Digital Issues Awareness for Friends

As part of our ongoing Interest Group Series, LEYM is offering a new series of workshops focusing on digital and online practices of possible concern for Friends. The three Saturday afternoon (2:00-3:30pm) workshops will be held January 14, February 11, and March 4th. See descriptions below. Presented by LEYM’s Digital Communications Facilitator, the sessions will draw heavily…

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GPQM offers Weathering the Storm one-day retreat on Oct. 29, 2022

Join us on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the Michigan Friends Center near Chelsea for Weathering the Storm, a one-day, in-person retreat offered by Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting for Friends from throughout Michigan.For more than two years we have had very few opportunities to worship, learn, and connect in-person with Friends beyond our local meetings and worship groups. Weathering the…

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Celebrate World Quaker Day Oct 2nd

World Quaker Day will take place on Sunday October 2, 2022 with the theme Becoming the Quakers the World Needs. World Quaker Day is an annual event where we celebrate the diversity of Quakerism around the world and build connections to make our community stronger. For World Quaker Day 2022 the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) is encouraging…

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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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Broadmead Fall Retreat

Broadmead Monthly Meeting Friends Fall RetreatOct. 28th – 30th 2022Retreat Theme: The Power of EnoughPresenter: Jackie Stillwell Friends are invited to join this in-person weekend retreat, to be held at the St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St Francis Ave, Tiffin, Ohio. Details and registration information are in the attached event announcement brochure. Biography of Jackie StillwellJackie Stillwell is the…

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Register Now for Annual Sessions

We hope you’ll go to leym.org/annual and get registered for the 2022 Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions, scheduled for July 27-31. We’re meeting online and there’s really something for everyone this year including worship opportunities, workshops (10 to choose from!), bible study, Quaker organizations panels, lunch hangouts, our keynote plenary with Christian Acemah and more. Whether you come…

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Opening in Ann Arbor Friends Meeting’s Residential Community

The Quaker House Residential Community attached to the Ann Arbor Friends Meetinghouse has a vacancy. The house, near the University of Michigan’s central campus, has rooms for six residents. Shared kitchen, dining room, living room, laundry facilities, and backyard with vegetable garden. This intentional community strives to embody commitments to “multicultural/racial/ethnic/LGBTQ inclusivity; simple, economical, and environmentally friendly living; mature, stable…

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2022 Annual Sessions Page Now Open!

Excitement is building for this year’s LEYM Annual Sessions, scheduled to be held July 27-31 online. The webpage supporting this year’s event is now available for review. While formal registration doesn’t open until July 1st, Friends are encouraged to check out the great schedule of offerings in advance so that you’ll know what part of the program…

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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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