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Circus McGurkis, Reborn & Reinvented

Circus McGurkis, Reborn & Reinvented

Circus McGurkis, “the People’s Fair,” was reinvented and reborn for 2017, becoming a deliberately smaller, simpler, community-centered event. Its theme was Circus McGurkis: The Next Generation. Organized by St. Petersburg Friends since 1971, this year’s fair was held on Nov.…

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Half Yearly Meeting 2017

Half Yearly Meeting 2017

The annual SEYM Half Yearly Meeting gathering, held over Thanksgiving weekend (November 23 -26), again was celebrated at the Youth Camp in Wekiwa Springs State Park. Thanksgiving Day itself was rainy and misty but the fog burned off by Friday with refreshing…

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Voting Rights Restoration Petition

Voting Rights Restoration Petition

  • October 21, 2017
  • News

The League of Women Voters has reached out to SEYM, asking our Peace & Social Concerns Committees to circulate a petition for the Voting Rights Restoration Amendment. Florida has the highest disenfranchisement rate in the country; the state permanently bars…

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FWCC Traveling Ministry Corps

FWCC Traveling Ministry Corps

  • October 13, 2017
  • News

The SEYM Worship and Ministry Committee recommends that each Monthly Meeting consider taking advantage of a great resource available for them, the FWCC Traveling Ministry Corps. A program of the FWCC Section of the Americas, the Traveling Ministry Corps is…

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2017 SEYM Epistle

2017 SEYM Epistle

Loving Greetings to Friends Everywhere: Southeastern Yearly Meeting gathered in Fruitland Park, Florida, USA, Fourth Month 12-16, 2017 with 162 Friends in attendance, including 21 children. There were many first-time attenders at our sessions, as well as Friends who we…

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2016 Half Yearly Meeting Report

2016 Half Yearly Meeting Report

The four-day gathering at Wekiwa Springs State Park from 24 – 27 November, 2015 was a notable success: an opportunity for quiet reflection, physical activity, learning, and political action. Programs were offered that had an emphasis on the environment, global…

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