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Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting – Fall Gathering Sept. 17, 2016

When: Saturday, September 17, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Michigan Friends Center (7748 Clark Lake Rd, Chelsea, MI 48118)

Program includes:

o   Natalie Holbrook , American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Michigan Director to talk about the Michigan Criminal Justice Program, including The Good Neighbor Project

o   Singing led by Thomas Taylor (Ann Arbor)

o   Walking the trails of Friends Lake

o   Updates on the upcoming clerking workshop led by Art Larrabee; on Michigan Quakers for Environmental Action (MQEA), and on Friends School

o   Meeting for Worship for the Conduct of Business

o   Lunch arranged by Birmingham Friends ($7.50 suggested donation)

o   Youth program by Red Cedar Meeting

o   Time to get to know and to form bonds with fellow Quakers and with the natural world.

Questions? Please contact Raelyn Joyce, GPQM incoming clerk, at raejoyce10 at or 269 345-0489.

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Save the Date: GPQM Mid-Winter Gathering Feb. 27

Grand Rapids Friends Meeting invites all Green Pastures Quarterly Meetings for the Mid-Winter Gathering to be held 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Genesis United Methodist Church, 1601 Galbraith Avenue SE (2 miles east of I-96, off Cascade Road SE), Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Our topic will be “How do I know you? How do you know me? Seeing that of God through our Stories” featuring storytelling & story-sharing, music & dance, interactive & inter-generational fun. For more information, contact

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