GPQM Spring Meeting online May 21

The spring Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting will be online beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2022. Contact gpqmcommunications@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link.

We will hear from our Nominating Committee and receive other reports. Then our special presenter will be organic farmer Jane Bush, who will discuss how earth justice and Quaker testimonies influence her farming and associated businesses. Jane is a Red Cedar Friends Meeting member and the founder of an ag co-op. 

Learn more about Jane and the Grazing Fields Cooperative.

Proposed agenda:

  • Query
  • Roll call
  • Previous Meeting’s Minutes
  • Treasurer Report
  • Draft Budget for 2022-2023
  • Nominating Committee
  • Michigan Friends Center update
  • Michigan Quakers for Environmental Action report
  • Presentation by organic farmer Jane Bush

Check out the latest GPQM Newsletter here.

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FGC is hiring a Conference Director. Apply by Feb 22 https://www.fgcquaker.org/2023/01/24/conference-director/

Pendle Hill is hosting an online event featuring Beverly Ward speaking on The Battered Earth on Feb 6 at 7:30 Details at https://pendlehill.org/events/the-battered-earth-injury-loss-and-healing/

Bookings are open for the 2023 @QuakerUNOffice summerschool in Geneva, which has changed the lives of many participants. 20-26 year olds from anywhere in the world can apply.

More info here: https://quno.org/timeline/2023/1/quaker-united-nations-summer-school-2023-applications-now-open

Reminder: FCNL’s Young Adult Program Assistant Fellowship opportunity application deadline is Feb 10th. Great opportunity for young friends interested in public policy and good causes! https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

2023 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival and Forum starts Saturday, Feb 4th, runs through April 8. See all the details at https://quakerfahe.com/2023/01/13/2023-black-quaker-lives-matter-film-festival-forum/

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