GPQM invites you to Early-Spring Gathering, April 8, 2023, on Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting Early-Spring Gathering from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2023. We will share a program, Friendship, and one item of business. The Zoom link can be obtained by writing us at .

Our presenter, Desiraé Simmons, will speak on Black Lives Matter—What Are We Called to Do? Desiraé is co-director of the Interfaith Center for Peace and Justice in Ann Arbor.

Since moving to Ypsilanti from Boston, she has co-hosted a resistance march focused on the love, resilience, and history of activism in the community; organized for affordable housing, keeping a school within the Ypsilanti Community School district, and a Community Benefits Ordinance; ran for City Council as a nonpartisan candidate; and she currently holds leadership positions within the Washtenaw County Democratic Party and serves on a citizen committee for housing affordability and accessibility. (See bio:

Our plan for the day:

  • Worship
  • Report on Michigan Friends Center
  • Presentation by Desiraé Simmons on Black Lives Matter – what are we called to do?
  • Small group discussion
  • Lunch socializing
  • Closing worship

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