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Update: Miami Welcomes Salvadoran Refugee

Update: Miami Welcomes Salvadoran Refugee

Miami Friends report some good news in an update to last week’s post, Miami Welcomes Salvadoran Refugee> Morena has been reunited with her son, Antonio, who is now with her in Miami after having spent almost three months in a New York detention center. On Sunday, July 22, Friends celebrated…

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June Executive Committee Highlights

June Executive Committee Highlights

20 Friends gathered for the June 9th Executive Committee meeting, hosted by Tampa Friends. It was a productive day, with our new EC/IBM Clerk, Elaine Martin (Jacksonville), facilitating discernment on several items of business. Highlights included: •  How to finance the Youth & Young Adult Coordinator position was a major…

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“Pray & Play” Regional Gathering A Joyful Success

“Pray & Play” Regional Gathering a Joyful Success

On Saturday, May 19th, 27 Friends, including twelve Friends from nearby meetings, joined with the members of Clearwater Friends Meeting for a regional gathering on the theme of “Pray and Play.” In the morning there was silent worship followed by worship sharing focused on friendship. After lunch, the afternoon was…

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The Art Of The Beloved Community

The Art of the Beloved Community

‘The Art of the Beloved Community’ is the theme for this year’s national art project of the Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts (FQA). From May to December of 2018, Quaker artists and Meetings around the country will host public events celebrating how we communicate with art--- displaying works of…

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Peacebuilding En Las Américas Update

Peacebuilding en las Américas Update

This is the most recent update from Monica Maher, the PLA Coordinator: I write on the national weekend of mourning in Ecuador; the country is in shock after a journalist team of the country’s largest newspaper were assassinated by FARC guerilla dissidents in Esmeraldas near the Colombian border.   The three…

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SEYM 2018 Gathering Highlights

SEYM 2018 Gathering Highlights

Friends felt spiritually renewed at the SEYM Gathering as we participated in retreats, deepened our understanding and witness in workshops, worked on important issues, felt inspired by Sa’ed Atshan’s lecture, and enjoyed our time together in worship, worship sharing, and just relaxing and having fun. Highlights of Yearly Business Meeting…

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Peace & Social Concerns Offers Mini-grants

Peace & Social Concerns Offers Mini-grants

Seeking to encourage and support Peace and Social Concerns programs and actions within our SEYM Monthly Meetings, the SEYM Peace and Social Concerns committee met at Yearly Meeting and approved offering mini-grants from our committee yearly funding allocation to SEYM meetings for projects related to Peace and Social Concerns.   This…

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