FUM News Blog

Fees Announced for 2020 Triennial

Announcing the schedule of fees for attending next summer's Joint Triennial of Friends United Meeting, Quaker Men International, and the United Society of Friends Women International, to be held in Kisumu, Kenya, July 12–18, 2020.

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Introducing the Global Impact Fund

We are teachers and healers, students and evangelists, publishers and peacemakers, innovators and faithful sustainers. Together, the Global Ministers of Friends United Meeting are preaching and living the Gospel, bringing wholeness and hope into places of despair and inviting new Friends into our beloved fellowship.

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Kira Young to be Manager of Financial Services

We are pleased to announce that Kira Young has joined the FUM team as our Manager of Financial Services at the Richmond office. She started her work on August 19th, and is being trained by Barbara Smith, our outgoing Financial Manager.

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A New Principal for Belize Friends School

After seventeen years with Belize Friends School, Candi Young left her position as Principal at the end of the last academic year, and Liz Ayuso, Clerk of the School Board, has announced that the Board has hired Frank Tench as the next Principal.

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Tickets Bought—Nikki Holland Begins Service in Belize

We are so happy to announce that Nikki Holland and her family are going to Belize on time, because of the incredible generosity of so many of you! Over the last few weeks and months, you have responded to the clear evidence of God’s anointing in Nikki’s life, and together we have met the fundraising goal that will allow her to begin her ministry in Belize on schedule.

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Why Nikki? Why August 15th?

I’m convinced that Nikki Holland is the person God has anointed for the unique role of Director of Belize Friends Ministries. Nikki has a teachable spirit and a caring heart, making her an excellent fit for the work of shepherding and encouraging our gifted ministry team in Belize and helping each one of them unleash the full flowering of their giftedness in mission. Nikki has extensive international and cross-cultural experience and is a professional writer. Most important of all, she loves Jesus and seeks, with radiant energy, to live each day in faithfulness to God’s call in her life and in obedience to what God is doing in her community.

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