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You are welcome in Southeastern Yearly Meeting! We are a diverse and inclusive community of people who support each other in our spiritual journeys and work for positive change in the world.

SEYM is a community of  25 unprogrammed Quaker Meetings and Worship Groups in Florida, southeast Georgia, coastal South Carolina, and Managua, Nicaragua.

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The Youth Program needs donations to fund Youth and family events and programs throughout the year, and to support the Youth & Young Adult Coordinator position.

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SEYM offers quality books and pamphlets for sale, including our Faith & Practice and pamphlets of our Walton and Michener Lectures.

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SEYM is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Your contributions are tax-deductible. You may contribute directly to any of our programs.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the monthly meetings of Southeastern Yearly Meeting are on the unceded lands of many different indigenous peoples.

In what is now Florida, coastal Georgia, and South Carolina, the original inhabitants were indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.  Early peoples in this area were hunter-gatherers, who shifted over time to growing corn, squash and beans for a large part of their food. Well before European invasion, indigenous peoples of these lands– the Timucua (Tee-MOO-qua), Calusa (ca LOO-sa), Tequesta (tuh-KES-tuh), Ais (ah-EES), Jaega (YaY-ga), and others– had well developed trade networks, refined ceramic and metal working techniques, and other visual arts traditions. In Nicaragua, Managua Worship Group meets on the traditional territories of the Chorotega (chore-oh-TAY-ga). Invading Europeans decimated these pre-contact peoples through disease, violence, enslavement, and forced removal, and claimed their land for European settlement.

We acknowledge the Seminole (SEM-in-ol) and Miccosukee (mick-uh-SOO-kee) Tribes, who continue as peoples, and as protectors of South Florida’s land and water. Their fierce and sustained resistance to European invasion and the physical and cultural processes of colonization and land theft continue to this day.

We acknowledge that Native individuals of many nations and peoples live throughout this region today.

We in Southeastern Yearly Meeting have committed ourselves to an ongoing process of decolonization. We repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, commit ourselves to a deeper understanding of Quaker involvement in the genocide of indigenous peoples, and seek way forward in deepening commitment and solidarity with Native peoples.

Supporting Standing Rock: Updates & What You Can Do

Supporting Standing Rock: Updates & What You Can Do

SEYM minuted our support for the Standing Rock Sioux in protesting the DAPL pipeline at our Fall Interim Business Meeting. Since then, SEYM Friends have provided updates and ways Friends can help. Update: Kody Hersh (Miami) has been to the Standing Rock encampments twice as…

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Peace & Social Concerns Retreat, Jan. 13, 2017

Peace & Social Concerns Retreat, Jan. 13, 2017

The SEYM Peace and Social Concerns Committee will be holding a one day retreat for not only current committee members, but also anyone who is interested in working with the SEYM P&SC committee either by becoming a member of the committee or as a point…

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Of Concern: The Sabal Trail Project

Of Concern: The Sabal Trail Project

“What was rumored is real... and while my eye has been on Standing Rock, we’re being drilled... get out the word widely....”  ---Brad Stocker, Co-Clerk SEYM Earthcare Committee “Friend, I think your job just became far more interesting.” ---Bill Carlie, Co-Clerk SEYM Earthcare Committee According…

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Give Them A ProNica Gift From The Heart For Christmas

Give Them a ProNica Gift from the Heart for Christmas

In case you were wondering what to get certain friends and family members for Christmas this year, when you donate in someone’s name, ProNica will send a them heartwarming card with a hand written note: “A donation has been made in your honor to ProNica"…

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Peace, Peace, Peace: A Song By Peter Crockett

Peace, Peace, Peace: a song by Peter Crockett

After Bridget Moix spoke on "Active Peace" at the 2016 SEYM Gathering, Peter Crockett (St. Petersburg Meeting) was inspired to start writing a song. He finished it just recently while traveling across the country with Davida. He sends us this video of "Peace, Peace, Peace:"

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