Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2016"

A query on Facebook about interest in a retreat for Quaker Women in Public Ministry has lead to plans for an actual retreat, October 21–23, 2016, at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, in North Andover, Massachusetts. Details from the planning committee, and a link to their website: What: A gathering of Quaker Women in Public…(Read More)

Hello Friends! FUM has been nominated to share in Everence’s 2016 Rebate for Mission award. You can help us receive one of two $16,200 grants by clicking on this link and casting your vote for FUM today. Voting ends on June 17. The two organizations with the greatest number of votes receives an…(Read More)

On Friday, May 6, the Friends Theological College community gathered in prayer to dedicate two new vehicles for use in the ministry. The Toyota Land Cruiser seats 10 people and will be a tremendous asset to FTC and its outreach activities. The Subaru Forester will provide much-needed transportation for the Business Manager who serves…(Read More)

Jamaica Yearly Meeting invites all Friends to their 75th Anniversary Yearly Meeting Dear Friends, I am excited to be writing you on behalf of the Jamaica Yearly Meeting Planning Committee to share with you the awesome plans we are making for our 75th Yearly Meeting – Diamond Jubilee Celebration! Since it is our 75th Yearly…(Read More)

Friends United Press is pleased to announce a new curriculum publication, Queries for Reflection: A Study Guide Companion to Unlacing the Heart. Henry Freeman and Colin Saxton offer this new study as a means to examine the barriers we’ve created around ourselves and encourage them to crumble. “I believe in you.” Through the thread…(Read More)

Friends Theological College (Kaimosi, Kenya) has just received a significant shipment of donated books from the Theological Book Network, an ecumenical organization committed to providing theological resources for the formation of leaders called to serve the global church. The donated collection specifically engages biblical perspectives on Poverty and Stewardship, and comes in response to FTC…(Read More)

to the newest meeting in Friends United Meeting. Nakabosan Village Meeting was launched on April 15, 2016, as part of Katilu Monthly Meeting, East Africa Yearly Meeting (North). Nakabosan is in the southern part of Turkana County in northwestern Kenya. John Moru, Director of Turkana Friends Mission, led the inaugural worship under the tree that…(Read More)