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Workshop On Sanctuary & Immigration

Workshop On Sanctuary & Immigration

A community workshop on sanctuary and immigration, held Sep. 29th at Miami Friends Meeting, was “very successful,” writes Kathy Hersh of Miami Meeting. The day-long workshop, titled “Building Support and Relationships With Immigrant Communities…,” was held to examine immigration and sanctuary issues, and find out what support Friends can give…

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SEYM Secretary Job Opening

SEYM Secretary Job Opening

SEYM is searching for a new Administrative Secretary, to begin in June of 2019. This is a part-time job, working from home. Benefits include salary and reimbursement for use of internet and office space. This is a service position with two sets of responsibilities: Administrative Secretary and Web Secretary. The…

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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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