Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2017"

Belize Goal Met!

Oscar Mmbali will fly tomorrow! We’re excited to announce that Oscar Mmbali’s pledge raising is complete! Thanks to donations from Friends across East Africa and North America, Oscar will be getting on his plane on August 1st to start his work in Belize City. We have been blessed and encouraged by the way…(Read More)

Students gather around Oscar and his computer during Oscar's April visit to the Belize Friends School.

Update from Eden Grace, Thursday, July 26: “We’re at $433 as of this morning. Yay!” Update from Eden Grace, Wednesday, July 26: “We’re now down to $580 per month. I love momentum! Let’s keep it up.” July 25, 2017—Oscar Mmbali is FUM’s recently-called pastoral minister for Belize—and he…(Read More)

Cliff Loesch welcomed Friends to Sunday morning worship at University Friends Meeting, just a few blocks away from the campus of Friends University. There were too many visitors gathered to introduce, from communities of Friends around the world, but Cliff did acknowledge two very important visitors: his parents, who were visiting from Texas for the…(Read More)

Welcome Friends! As we worship this evening, may the Light of Christ spark something new and beautiful among us. May our prophetic voice find new expression. May our hands be used to build a more just and peaceful world. May our feet be used to bring Good News to those most desperate to hear it…(Read More)

Ruthie Tippin led the worship again on Friday evening, bringing her gifts of song and word to the gathered body of Friends. She and her husband, Jon, shared in music for the offertory. The offering collected was designated for North American Ministries, and all the gifts were doubled by a generous donor to the capital…(Read More)

Ruthie Tippin of Western Yearly Meeting opened our evening worship with music and a reading from Thomas Kelly’s The Eternal Promise.  She welcomed David Alexander, the Vice President of Advancement at Friends University, to the podium. He brought the blessings and well wishes of the school administration and trustees. David was followed by an…(Read More)

Anjeline Okola, a Kenyan Quaker, has recently been appointed as the new international coordinator of the Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (EDAN). EDAN is an outreach of the World Council of Churches in the program area on mission and unity. Anjeline has been with EDAN since its inception in 1999, and takes over as coordinator from…(Read More)

quaker jobs

JOB OPENING: Young Adult Field Secretary for New York Yearly Meeting The Young Adult Field Secretary works with and supports the young adults in New York Yearly Meeting, serving as a locus for networking and disseminating information; assisting in multi-generational community development; doing mentoring, pastoral care, coordinating, and outreach; and helping young adult Friends…(Read More)

Welcome to Wichita!

If you’re traveling to Wichita, Kansas, for the 2017 Triennial—good news! Several of the Meetings and Churches hosting the Triennial have prepared an e-booklet lovingly introducing you to their home. Complete with coffee shops, ice cream, restaurants, and a description of Friday’s Wichita service projects, you can view it online here…(Read More)