Students at Ramallah Friends School in silent worship.
Members of the United Society of Friends Women at Kalokol in Turkana.
A student at Belize Friends School.
Jamaica Highgate Friends Church.
Marriage ceremony at Wilmington, Ohio, Friends Meeting.
Students at Lindi Friends School in the Kibera slum, after the fire that destroyed the main school building.
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Well Watered Gardens in a Sun Scorched Land

The Lord will guide you always. he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Isaiah 58:11

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Kirénia Criado Pérez's Message for the FUM Triennial 2023

I would like to thank God for the opportunity to share this Triennial time and for allowing Cuba Yearly Meeting to be present, acknowledging and thanking the support FUM has always provided.The truth is that I still wonder why God brought me here? What is he trying to tell me or what is he trying to tell us through me?

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2023 Joint Triennial Opens in Nakuru, Kenya

FUM General Secretary Kelly Kellum opens 2023 Triennial by reminding Friends that today is the day of the Lord.

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Remembering Eden Grace in Turkana

The FUM global community is grieving the passing of Eden Grace. Her legacy continues to make a transformative difference in lives and places where she served. This is especially true in Turkana. She was instrumental in starting the Girl Child Education program, supporting the training of pastors, assisting in the development of the board, and raising funds for the mission. Eden was always proud of her Turkanan name, Mama Ekile, meaning “mother to the healthy boy.”

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Thirty Days of Prayer - Day Twenty Two

GATHERED IN CHRIST - As One Who Abides Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. (John 15:4-5 NRSV)

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Thirty Days of Prayer - Day Eighteen

The Psalmist says that, “it’s good and pleasant for brethren to dwell together in unity. This attracts God’s blessing (Psalm 133). Our gathering together as FUM, QMI, and USFWI will touch God’s heart and cause as to have an open heaven with showers of blessing and at the end of the gathering each one of us will have a story of praise to the Lord.

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Thirty Days of Prayer - Day Nineteen

The triennial theme is so relevant and captivating, “Come, Abide, Go”. These are words of Jesus Christ in the spirit of Gathering a special Community from ordinary people, Building and establishing them in the faith, and Releasing them in the world for Ministry work. Looking at Quakermen theme text, it paints a picture on how God is so committed and ready to partner with men in his ministry. The scriptures are so explicit that immediately Jesus begun his ministry he invited men to follow him “Come, follow me,” and “I will make you fishers of men.” (Matt. 4:19).

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An Enduring Truth

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Throughout our history, the people known as Friends (or Quakers) keep rediscovering an essential and enduring truth: There is one who speaks to our most basic needs and most significant hopes—Christ Jesus the Lord. Both individually and communally, we are learning to know and follow the Voice that guides us in the way we should go. Together, we seek to understand and obey that truth which sets us free. As a people, we share in the experience of that powerful life which makes all things new. Maybe you are searching for an authentic and transforming faith and community to call home—if so, come in and join us as we seek to know and follow Christ.

Our Mission

Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved, and obeyed as Teacher and Lord.

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