Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2017"

Every year, Friends World Committee for Consultation hosts World Quaker Day! This year, it was held on 01 October, with the theme of “Gathering in Worship Around the World.” Quakers throughout the beloved community of Friends United Meeting joined together with our fellow Friends around the world in celebrating this day. Here are a few…(Read More)

quaker jobs

Director of Student Ministry (Youth Minister) Opening Spiceland Friends Meeting is searching for a part-time Director of Student Ministry (Youth Minister).  Anyone interested in the position that would like a copy of the job description or more information, please contact Cathy Harris, and send a resume to Cathy (see below). The salary will be…(Read More)

Every three years, the 34 member Yearly Meetings and Associations of Friends United Meeting name representatives to serve on the General Board. Together, these Friends work in partnership to provide essential governance for our global fellowship. Like every good board, they help set direction, make policies, and provide accountability for the staff, as FUM ministers…(Read More)

Dear Friends, Your partnership in the work and witness of Friends United Meeting is making an important difference in the lives of many Quakers around the world and in the communities they serve. • In Belize: an expanded school, array of new ministries and a church planting effort is making inroads into a needy community.…(Read More)

Since 1970, Friends have been building community with the pastoralist Turkana people in northwestern Kenya. Nineteen Quaker churches meet for worship in the Turkana region under the care of the Turkana Friends Mission. The Director of the Mission is John Moru, the first Turkanan to hold this position. At one of the Turkanan Friends churches…(Read More)

FUM’s first major campaign in nearly thirty years was a success! We set out to raise $3,000,000, and thanks to your generosity and your prayers, we’ve raised all of that and a little bit extra. One of the images that emerged from our fundraising work was that of a Place at…(Read More)

With gratitude for God’s provision, Friends United Meeting announces the appointment of Shawn and Katrina McConaughey to share the field staff position of Africa Ministries Programme Officer in the Kisumu, Kenya, office. Shawn and Katrina are both life-long Friends from the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. They have served together in…(Read More)