AFSC Quaker Engagement Tour Comes to Michigan

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) hired a new director for Quaker Engagement a year ago, and he (Brian Blackmore) has undertaken a Monthly Meeting visitation tour. This month that tour travels through Michigan. LEYM Friends are invited to join AFSC presentations that are being hosted by Red Cedar Friends Meeting (May 4th) and Ann Arbor Friends Meeting (May 5th).

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April Quakerism 101 Session Details

The LEYM Advancement and Outreach Committee will be offering two more sessions of the Quakerism 101 series this spring. The sessions are offered via Zoom. We are looking forward to Wednesday, April 17 (7-8:30 pm), when Susan Loucks of the Pittsburgh Friends Meeting presents a session on “Meeting for Worship with Attention to…What???” Any casual attender can see that…

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Quakerism 101 Returns Feb 20th

We are looking forward to Tuesday, February 20 at 7pm, when the Ann Arbor Meeting will present a Quakerism 101 session on Guides to Faith and Practice written by Friends (get flyer here). The session will explore the history of how our non-creedal society came to create and use such documents; the experience of Friends who have created, developed, and revised these guides;…

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New Quakerism 101 Series

Join in a Collaborative Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Experience! The LEYM Advancement & Outreach Committee (A&O) is pleased to announce an interactive Quakerism 101 monthly series beginning on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, from 7:00-8:30pm exclusively on-line. A new way to learn and teach about Quakers, Quakerism, and deepening faith practice.This fully online experience will feature presentations, discussions…

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Quakerism 101

The LEYM Advancement & Outreach Committee (A&O) is pleased to support an interactive Quakerism 101 monthly series. The current series runs October 2023-May 2024, except December, and is open to all via a Zoom connection. North Columbus Friends Meeting presented the first two sessions, following a format they have used with success since 2021. Beginning in January 2024, other LEYM…

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Dayton Friends Meeting Co-sponsoring Alternatives to Violence Community Workshop

The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a core practice within Friends Peace Teams (FPT) and currently LEYM Friends in both Michigan and Ohio are active facilitating workshops in a range of settings including with community groups, in prisons and in alternative schools. Several members of LEYM monthly meetings are planning on attending the upcoming November workshop in Dayton…

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Detroit Friends Have a New Meeting House!

Dear Friends,The members and attenders of the Detroit Friends Meeting are excited to announce that after ten years of being on a relocation journey, a way opened in Fourth Month! We have a new spiritual home! We purchased an existing building at 19309 Greenfield Road in the City of Detroit. We are hoping to begin renovations immediately and move into…

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