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Upcoming Events

Youth & Families Retreat, July 21-24

Youth & Families Retreat, July 21-24

SEYM Youth and Families are invited to a 3-day weekend retreat at Camp Chowenwaw Park in Green Cove Springs, Florida - a beautiful 150-acre recreation site on Black Creek, just south of Jacksonville. We’ll stay in air-conditioned cabins, share meals, and have a lot of fun! Activities include: Swimming pool Campfires Hiking Games All-ages worship The weekend will begin with…

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Young Adult Retreat, June 3 – 5, 2022

Young Adult Retreat, June 3 - 5, 2022

Young adults (18 to about 35) from across the SEYM region (Florida, coastal Georgia and South Carolina) are invited to a weekend retreat June 3-5 at St. Petersburg Friends Meetinghouse. Program plans include workshops, worship opportunities, shared meal prep and clean-up, informal fellowship time, and lots of outdoor and beach time! St. Petersburg Friends Meeting is located at 130 19th…

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Young Adults’ Workshop: Exploring Ecospirituality

Young Adults' workshop: Exploring Ecospirituality

Join Hayley Hathaway, of Quaker Earthcare Witness, for Exploring Ecospirituality: Old & New Ways to Imagine & Transform, a workshop for young adults (ages 18-40). The workshop will be held online, Thursday, February 17, 7:30 – 9 pm Eastern Time. “The world is not a problem to be solved; it is a living being to which we belong. The world…

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Update! Youth & Families Retreat Online Jul. 31-Aug. 2

Update! Youth & Families Retreat Online Jul. 31-Aug. 2

Due to pandemic-related safety concerns and resulting logistical challenges, the SEYM Youth Committee has decided to cancel the in-person portion of this summer’s Youth and Families Retreat, which had been scheduled for July 24-26. An online Youth & Family Retreat will be held the following weekend, July 31-Aug 2. Remote retreat participants will receive a care package of supplies in…

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June 23rd Online Workshop: Climate, Covid 19 & Environmental Justice in the Midst of an Uprising

Facilitator: Shelley Tanenbaum (Quaker Earthcare Witness) We are living in rapidly changing times, facing challenges of monumental proportion: a global pandemic, climate change and related ecological disasters, and institutional racism and violence. These challenges are connected and we cannot address any one of them without addressing all of them. What can we learn from our experience with Covid19, and how…

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July 28 Online Workshop: Collaborative Conflict Resolution Strategies, from Interpersonal to Earthcare

Conflicts are universal features of human interaction. After discussing definitions of conflict, we’ll explore the various types and levels of conflict that we may experience or observe, then discuss when to use collaborative conflict resolution strategies. We’ll consider some procedures for resolving conflicts, and analyze some conflict scenarios, including environmental conflicts. For each scenario, we’ll identify some strategies that we…

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August 25th Online Workshop: ‘No Way to Treat a Child’

Co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the ‘No Way to Treat a Child’ campaign advocates against the mistreatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military detention. One current goal of the campaign is to have 100 meetings take action on this issue in the next year. We will view a 50-minute film, "Imprisoning a Generation," and discuss how individual Friends…

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September 22nd Online Workshop: Building Multigenerational Spiritual Relationships

Join Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) Alum and Development Coordinator, Claire Hannapel, for a hands-on workshop exploring deepening relationships across generations. Participants will have the opportunity to reframe multigenerational spiritual mentoring relationships and practice skills to connect more deeply (all ages welcome, though best suited for age 18+). Facilitator: Claire Hannapel (Quaker Voluntary Service) Tuesday, September 22nd • 7 pm Eastern/6 pm…

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