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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Looking Deeply at Thanksgiving event

English colonists first touched land on New England soil some 400 years ago. The 400 Years Project, Beacon Hill Friends House, and Justice & Witness Ministries of the S. New England UCC are offering a unique opportunity to hear and reflect on Indigenous voices around Thanksgiving next week. The program will be led by two Wampanoag leaders joined by…

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Fall LEYM Bulletin Now Available

The LEYM Bulletin for fall 2020 is now available. On the website, go to the tab for “News” and choose “Bulletins,” and check out the newly designed website while you’re there! This issue includes a clerk’s message on “Living in the Next Normal,” highlights of the 2020 Annual Meeting, news from monthly meetings, and more. Please…

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World Quaker Day 2020

October 4th we will be celebrating another World Quaker Day hosted by the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Join Friends from around the world exploring the theme “What does it mean to be a Quaker today? Living a Faithful Life in a Changing World.” Get more information here: worldquakerday.org The FWCC Section of the Americas is inviting Friends…

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2020 Retreat: Spiritual Companions within an Ecology of Quaker Practice

Each year LEYM hosts a Spiritual Formation Retreat. This year, the theme is Spiritual Companions within an Ecology of Quaker Practice, with leadership from Cassie Cammann, Nadine Hoover and Mark Hoover. Given the continued restrictions of the pandemic, the Fall 2020 retreat will be virtual, with recognition of the limitations of online connection and sensitivity for everyone’s…

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North Columbus Friends Meeting Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, 1920-2020

North Columbus Friends Meeting Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, 1920-2020 Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 7:00-8:30 p.m. North Columbus Friends Meeting invites you to join them via Zoom in commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment as we explore the story of several Quaker suffragists, the suffrage movement and commit ourselves today to helping every citizen have…

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Broadmead MM Friends Fall Retreat Oct 2-4

Broadmead Monthly Meeting Friends Fall Retreat Oct. 2nd – 4th 2020 Retreat Theme:  Transformative Worship Presenter:  Christopher Sammond Biography of Christopher Sammond Christopher Sammond is a member of Poplar Ridge Monthly Meeting, New York YM. He has facilitated workshops and retreats for over thirty years in a wide variety of Friends’ contexts, including Powell House, Woolman Hill, ESR, the…

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LEYM 2020 Business Sessions – Documents in Advance

Documents in Advance for our LEYM 2020 Business sessions are now available here. Business Session Documents: http://leym.org/annual-meeting-info/2020-business/ We’re trying out a new color-coded communication system in this year’s business sessions which invites participants to hold up various colored items to indicate the type of question or comment they have. See attached document for details: LEYM2020ColorCommSystem…

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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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