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The recent statement issued by Kenyan Quaker leaders—calling into question the hostile rhetoric being used by both of Kenya’s national leaders and asking for restraint in politicking and language—was featured in Kenya’s national news. You can see an excerpt here, read the statement here, sign the petition here. &nbsp…(Read More)

Friends United Meeting is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Siema Mmbali to serve as the first pastoral minister for the Friends work in Belize. Oscar is a member of Nairobi Yearly Meeting, in Kenya. He first learned of FUM’s work in Belize in 2004 through reading articles in Quaker Life magazine while…(Read More)

On October 26, the Lower School of Ramallah Friends School, having been awarded the Green School Award for the academic year of 2016–2017 as part of Ramallah Municipality’s environmental program, was officially named Ramallah’s 2016 Healthy and Environmentally-Friendly School. The recognition events included a special flag and flag-raising ceremony at…(Read More)

Farmington Friends Church, a Quaker meeting in Farmington, New York, is seeking a full-time pastor to begin in April, 2017. Located in Upstate New York’s Finger Lakes Region, Farmington Friends supports both a programmed and unprogrammed service and is actively engaged in the process of ongoing continuing revelation about its place in the…(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)

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