FUM News Blog

Friends Church Dandora Sanctuary Officially Opened

Friends Church Dandora Sanctuary has officially been opened to the congregation. In a function presided over by the Presiding Clerk of the Nairobi Yearly Meeting, Stephen Magwilu, assisted by the Nairobi Yearly Meeting General Superintendent, Pastor Churchil Malimo, on Sunday 3rd February 2019, the congregants were called upon to embrace Unity and forge peace amongst all.

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Friends Visiting Tanzania

The next ten years are being dedicated to mapping out a strategy of planting new churches in five regions within Tanzania, to train disciples and to lead leaders. May God bless our calling to obedience in this endeavor.

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Nicholas and Dorcas Otieno, New Living Letters

We are excited to announce that Nicholas and Dorcas Otieno have recently been named as Living Letter missionaries, sent from Kenyan Friends to serve in Tanzania Yearly Meeting. By sending them as Living Letters, we can invite members of the FUM community to support and pray for their ministry. The initial support for their work is provided by Indiana Yearly Meeting; however, the FUM Africa Ministries Office has plans for Kenyan Friends to increase their support for the Oteieno’s ministry over time.

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Sad News from FUM

The global community of Friends United Meeting grieves the loss of Dale Graves, who died on December 10, 2018, eleven months after receiving a cancer diagnosis.

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2018 Summer Mission Project

After a last-minute donation of $2.97, we can announce that the 2018 Summer Mission Project raised $16,000.01... over sixteen grand! The Communications Department, which organizes the Summer Mission Project each year, thanks all Friends for their support.

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Nikki Holland Travelling in Indiana

The Witness and Service Committee of West Richmond Meeting hosted a gathering for all three Richmond-area meetings. Twenty-one Friends gathered at Louise Beede's home to enjoy Belizean snacks and to hear Nikki share about how God has called her and her family to Belize.

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