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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Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting planned for Saturday, Sept 17, 2022

The Fall Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be held online beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2022. For the Zoom link, contact gpqmcommunications@gmail.com. The meeting will feature a discussion on Quakers in business. Agenda Roll Call (Kevin Miller)Approval of previous meeting’s Minutes (Maryann Concannon)Treasurer’s report (Jeff Cooper)Finance Committee will present a proposed budget (Bob Orr)Nominating Committee (Peggy Daub)—Approval of…

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GPQM Summer Gathering, Sunday, August 7, 2022

Friends are invited to the Summer Gathering of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting (GPQM), on Sunday, August 7, at Quaker Park in Battle Creek, Michigan. 11:00 meeting for worship under the trees, followed by a picnic and fellowship. Every year GPQM remembers the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and celebrates peace in this historic Quaker meeting place. All…

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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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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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