Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2016"

The Ramallah Friends Schools recently unveiled a new and updated web site. It can be found at Their Facebook post about the new site calls special attention to their new aerial footage of both the Ramallah & Al-Bireh campuses, which can be accessed through their home page. &nbsp…(Read More)

  A record 60 students graduated during the 73rd commencement of Friends Theological College, in Kaimosi, Kenya, on October 22, 2016. The graduates included 29 students from the FTC branch campuses in Samburu, Nairobi, and Lugulu. The graduates were also commissioned for ministry by John Muhanji, director of the Friends United Meeting Africa Ministries Office…(Read More)

To All Friends Everywhere: A gathering of Quaker Women in Public Ministry met from October 21 to 23, 2016 at Rolling Ridge Conference Center in North Andover, Massachusetts, with the intention to listen for our gathered condition.  The Unconference Model shaped our time together and created a space that invited all voices to lift up…(Read More)

In an epistle to Friends everywhere, Uganda Yearly Meeting celebrates that at their recent annual meeting, September 7–11, 2016, incoming leaders peacefully assumed the responsibilities of the outgoing leadership. The Yearly Meeting writes: The UYM has made phenomenal history at its 30th Annual General Meeting (September 7 to 11, 2016) at the Mbale Friends…(Read More)

In response to strong and consistent requests from all stakeholders in the Ramallah Friends School community, Friends United Meeting is creating a new field staff position titled “Ramallah Quaker Life Coordinator.” This long-term field staff position, to be filled by a mature Christian Quaker, will include the following responsibilities: Coordinate the ethics curriculum across…(Read More)

This Friday, October 7, Friends Theological College will be having a Harambee—a community fundraiser—for the building of a new men’s residence hall (hostel). The goal is to raise 30 million Kenya shillings (approximately $300,000 USD) in three phases of 10 million Kenya shillings each. Funds raised in the first phase are…(Read More)