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Upcoming Events

Extended Worship, Online February 18th

Extended Worship, online February 18th

Join us online for an Extended Meeting for Worship! Early Friends often sat for hours at a time in worship.  In limiting our worship time to an hour or less, has the power of the experience been diminished for today’s Friends?  What might we discover by sitting in worship for an extended period of time?  Come and see! On Saturday,…

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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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October 27th Online Workshop: Growing Transgender Allyship in SEYM

Participants will be asked to identify their transgender ally goals and explore our their own barriers to engaging in trans ally work. We will discuss micro-aggressions that hurt trans people and educate on affirming language and behaviors. We will conclude with interactive role plays to help develop concrete trans ally skills and bystander intervention approaches. Facilitators: Stephanie Preston (Orlando)(she/her), Vincent…

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