Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2017"

We’re preparing for our Triennial gathering in Wichita, Kansas, USA, and we hope that someone from your Meeting or Church (maybe even YOU!) will be planning to attend. We have a great line-up of speakers: Miriam Khamadi Were, C. Wess Daniels, Jan Wood, and our own Colin Saxton! We’re working on some…(Read More)

With roughly 45 days remaining in the Energize, Equip and Connect Campaign we are now within $175,000 of our $3,000,000 goal! Thanks to all of you who helped get us this far! For others, please make your gift or pledge today and join the rest of us in strengthening and sustaining the…(Read More)

Young Adult Friends (aged 18–27) who are interested in the Friends movement and in developing their leadership experience could gain significant benefit from participating in the Stewards Program offered during the Triennial. The program will be facilitated by Pat Byers, Assistant Superintendent, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and will include significant time working alongside those leading…(Read More)

ramallah friends meeting

On June 20, the annual Living Letters service-learning trip to the Ramallah Friends School departs for an experience of just over two weeks. The interfaith and intergenerational group will first visit the Galilee on its way to Ramallah. There they will stay at the Melkite school of Abuna Elias Chacour, learning about the lives…(Read More)

Good news: the deadline for registration for Stoking the Fire has been extended until May 31! Late registration fees won’t be charged until June 1. If you aren’t excited yet about this spiritual experience, check out some of the information available on our Stoking the Fire website. Here are comments made by Friends…(Read More)

quaker jobs

Wilmington Yearly Meeting is seeking an Interim Office Administrator:  “After much thought, and prayerful consideration, the Executive Committee has approved the hiring of an Interim Office Administrator while a search for a new Executive Secretary is conducted. This position will be part-time for a period of at least 6 months. It is the hope…(Read More)

You are a living letter of Christ, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on human hearts. -2 Corinthians 3:3 Think, for a moment, about the excitement you feel when you receive a letter in the mail. Not a bill, not an advertisement…(Read More)

The Cuban Quaker Institute of Peace (Instituto Cuáquero Cubano de Paz or ICCP) is a program in the care of Cuba Yearly Meeting that promotes the development of a culture of peace within Latin America. ICCP provides programming and courses for conflict transformation training for community leaders and others. The institute also seeks to…(Read More)

To all Friends everywhere,   For the last several years, I have been privileged to serve as general secretary of Friends United Meeting. FUM is an amazing fellowship—a global community joined together in common work and witness and learning to live into our shared fellowship in Christ. I have come to love this community and…(Read More)