Quakerism 101 Series Evaluation Request

Hello Friends:In May, the LEYM Quakerism 101 series, coordinated by the Advancement & Outreach Committee, finished up its year-long program which ran from Oct 2023-May 2024.  We would like to express our gratitude for all who were able to participate in the program and to extend our appreciation to the Monthly Meetings who facilitated sessions and generated specific topics…

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LEYM Seeks Database Manager

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting is seeking a part-time database manager, with an immediate opening. The pay is $26/hour.  The job description is below. The database manager is named by the Nominating Committee to serve a three-year term,  renewable indefinitely, usually one year at a time. The database manager works under the oversight of the Publications & Archives Committee, but is not necessarily…

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GPQM Spring Gathering set for May 18th

SPRING GATHERING OF GREEN PASTURES QUARTERLY MEETING SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024 Friends in Michigan will gather for the Spring meeting of Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting on Saturday, May 18, at Michigan Friends Center (7748 Clarks Lake Rd, Chelsea 48118).We’ll start with Business Meeting at 11 am, followed by lunch (bring your own bag lunch), and Meeting for Worship. Then, everyone…

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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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Upcoming Young Adult Friends Gathering

An exciting international Young Adult Friends gathering is being planned by Matt Rosen and the Oxford Young Friends (18-35) based in the UK. It will be held at Jordans Meetinghouse and Center (outside of London) this August 21-25. According to the organizers, accommodation will be at a Friendly budget rate, and we will be preparing our own meals. Kitchen access and…

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Shared Quaker Vision for Peace in Israel and Palestine

On April 12th, eight Quaker organizations released a new statement entitled “A Different Future is Possible: Shared Quaker Vision for Peace in Israel and Palestine.” The organizations are the American Friends Service Committee, Canadian Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Friends World Committee for Consultation, Quakers in Britain, Quaker Council on European Affairs, Quaker Peace and Social…

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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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Spring 2024 Bulletin now available

The Spring issue of the LEYM Bulletin has been released. In it you’ll find the Clerk’s message, a report on Representative Meeting, information on small LEYM worship groups and how you can visit them, and lots of material on the 2024 Annual Meeting. The issue provides a broad overview of the coming Annual Meeting, registration instructions,…

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