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FsEarthcare Processing

fsEarthcare Processing

Thoughts, musings, queries, and other troubles on my mind... The approval of my employment as the Field Secretary for Earthcare for Southeastern Yearly Meeting has touched me deeply on many levels. One of my first jobs was working with the clerk of Groveland Baptist Church, Birmingham (AL). This early link…

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Tallahassee YAQ Serving On FCNL Advocacy Corps

Tallahassee YAQ Serving on FCNL Advocacy Corps

Aurelio Anderson (Tallahassee MM) is currently working as a member of the FCNL Advocacy Corps. After undergoing an intensive training over the summer, this group of 18 young adults from all over the country are employed by FCNL for one year to organize in their communities and lobby national legislators. This year…

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Tampa Meeting Open House, Oct. 30th

Tampa Meeting Open House, Oct. 30th

Tampa Friends invite SEYM Friends to an open house for their new meeting space. They write: "You are joyfully invited to join the Tampa Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends for worship, lunch, and an open house celebration of our new worship space. Your support and prayers have…

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Field Secretary For Earthcare Hired!

Field Secretary for Earthcare Hired!

Beverly Ward, of Tampa Meeting, has been hired as Southeastern Yearly Meeting’s Field Secretary for Earthcare! Friends gathered at Fall Interim Business Meeting celebrated as Barb Letsch read this minute from the Search Committee: “It is with joy and a sense of Spirit that the SEYM FSE Search Committee recommends…

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Fall Interim Business Meeting Highlights

Fall Interim Business Meeting Highlights

About 50 Friends gathered at the Palm Beach Meetinghouse for Fall Interim Business Meeting on October 1st. Palm Beach Friends provided gracious overnight hospitality, as well as delicious breakfast and lunch.

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Miami Friends Minute Support For Standing Rock Sioux

Miami Friends Minute Support for Standing Rock Sioux

Miami Friends Meeting, at their Meeting for Business on September 18, approved this minute of support for the Standing Rock Sioux in their actions to block the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL): "The Dakota Access pipeline, which is being built by the Dallas-based company Energy Transfer Partners, endangers…

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Colombian Peace Accords & Peacebuilding En Las Americas

Colombian Peace Accords & Peacebuilding En Las Americas

Cece Yocum (Tampa), currently serving as clerk of Peacebuilding En Las Americas and our SEYM Representative on Friends Peace Teams, sends us news that the Colombian Peace Accords are opening many new needs and opportunities for their peace-building and reconciliation work. While the signing of the Peace Accords ends the…

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