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Junior & Young Friends’ 2016 Epistle

Junior & Young Friends' 2016 Epistle

To Friends Everywhere: We conquered our fears by jumping off a 30’ pole – The Leap of Faith – and were caught by our friends. We climbed a rock wall and worked together to climb Giant’s Ladder. We made bee hotels out of bamboo to encourage pollination. One even had…

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2016 YAQ Epistle (Young Adult Quakers)

2016 YAQ Epistle (Young Adult Quakers)

To Friends Everywhere: The YAQs arrived Thursday night and set up their tent before the storm. The YAQs slept with four mosquitos. Aurelio had a far less peaceful night than Michelle. Friday morning was very eventful and filled with excitement as the YAQs and the teens climbed the ropes course.…

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2016 Teens’ Epistle

2016 Teens' Epistle

To Friends everywhere: The teen program started out with a bang on Friday on the high ropes course. We enjoyed the challenges of the giant’s ladder, leap of faith, and the rock wall. Two Young Adult Quakers (YAQs), Michelle and Aurelio, led a great workshop on their experience with FCNL and…

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SEYM 2016 Epistle

SEYM 2016 Epistle

Loving Greetings to Friends Everywhere: Southeastern Yearly Meeting gathered in Fruitland Park, Florida, in Third Month 23-27, 2016 with 133 Friends in attendance, including 17 children. The joyous comments about the beauty of our setting by visitors from Quaker organizations, reminded us to appreciate how fortunate we are to meet…

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Take The ProNica Witness Tour – You’ll Love It!

Take the ProNica Witness Tour - You’ll Love It!

In early December of 2015, Jim and I boarded a plane from Miami to Managua, Nicaragua. I was amazed a how short the flight was! Just a few hours to a wonderfully different culture, language and environment. We were picked up in a van and whisked to Quaker House, a…

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Invitation From Peace & Social Concerns

Invitation from Peace & Social Concerns

The SEYM Peace and Social Concerns Committee wants to hear from you. We are interested in hearing from you as an individual and also hearing from your Meeting. What does peace and social justice look like? In your neighborhood? community? or nation? Are there issues that you or your meeting…

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Petition For Mental Health Care For Incarcerated Service Members & Veterans

Petition for Mental Health Care for Incarcerated Service Members & Veterans

Quaker House of Fayetteville is asking Friends to help them raise awareness about the lack of mental health care for the estimated 700,000 veterans and service members in the US prison system, many of whom suffer from PTSD and other issues related to their military service. In so many cases,…

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