GPQM Spring Meeting online May 21

The spring Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be online beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2022. Contact gpqmcommunications@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link. We will hear from our Nominating Committee and receive other reports. Then our special presenter will be organic farmer Jane Bush, who will discuss how earth justice and Quaker testimonies influence her farming and associated…

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Winter GQPM Program – Updated

NEW: PRESENTATION POSTPONED Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Feb 19 GPQM First Nations presentation has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date. A shortened GPQM event will still be held. Michigan’s Anishinaabe People’s Social and Environmental Justice Campaigns Join Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting online for worship, socializing, an important program and small…

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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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Spring Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting spring business meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2021, via Zoom (see below for link). In addition to business items, Friends will hear updates from the Michigan Friends Center and the Michigan Quakers for Environmental Action. To add an item to the agenda, please contact one of our Co-Clerks, Deb…

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Green Pastures Quarterly Special Called Meeting

Joe Mills has requested a Special Called Meeting of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting on behalf of Friends School Detroit Trustees to discuss the following issues: Amending the bylaws of Friends School in Detroit such that:The minimum number of Trustees for Friends School be reduced from 9 to 3Eliminate the provision that a trustee serving for 3 consecutive full terms must…

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GPQM Annual Worship and Picnic, August 9 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, Michigan. With the park now open, GPQM is able to continue this tradition with in-person worship planned for 11 a.m., Sunday, August 9, outdoors at Quaker Park. Worship…

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GPQM Spring Meeting is May 16 at 9 AM

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting is holding their Spring Meeting virtually on Saturday, May 16th starting at 9 AM. In preparation for the event, a number of new documents have been made available on the GPQM Documents page, including: Notes from September GPQM meeting GPQM_Website_Communication_Coordinator_Proposal_2020-05-09.pdf GPQM_Proposed_ByLaws_2020-05-09.pdf GPQM_proposed_policy_manual_2020-05-10.pdf The Zoom meeting connection information has been sent out to Monthly Meeting Clerks…

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Spiritual Resources for Connecting with and Restoring the Earth – talk by Gretel Van Wieren

The theme of the Feb 1, 2020 Winter Gathering of the Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting was “Finding Our Spiritual Foundation for Environmental Work.” The featured speaker was Associate Professor Gretel Van Wieren from the Religious Studies program at Michigan State University. Dr. Van Wieren teaches courses on religion, ethics, and the environment and is the author of Listening at Lookout…

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Registration for Midwinter Gathering of GPQM Now Open

Midwinter Gathering of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be at Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.  The theme is “Finding Our Spiritual Foundation for Environmental Work” and the featured speaker is Prof. Gretel Van Wieren, who teaches courses on religion, ethics, and the environment.  More information, a…

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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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