Layout Image

FUM News in Brief – November/December, 2013

Bio-sand Water Filter Project in Uganda A simple technology can transform the health of a whole community. Through a four-way collaboration between Uganda Yearly Meeting, Friends United Meeting, High Point Friends Church and Friendly Water for the World; 44 local residents of Bugiri District of Eastern Uganda were trained in sanitation, hygiene and the construction of bio-sand water filters in…

Read More→

FUM Fall Update 2013

Dear Friends, Thank you! Thank you for the many, many ways you bless and sustain the ministry of Friends United Meeting. Thank you for the countless prayers offered on behalf of the staff in Richmond and those serving around the world. Your prayers are deeply appreciated. As I travel, many of you share your commitment to pray for the whole…

Read More→


Bridging the Gaps 2013 Agenda

The 2013 Bridging the Gaps conference for youth and young adult workers will be held Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd at Quaker Hill in Richmond, Indiana. This is an overview of our time together. We hope that this agenda will be helpful in giving a sense of what the conference will be like, and to help Friends plan…

Read More→

Cuba Yearly Meeting

Cuba Work Team 2014

This January 20th-February 1st, join Friends United Meeting, on an enriching encounter in Cuba. This experience might just increase your faith, encourage more frugal approach to life, and set you on fire to share with others. As a participant you can expect to work on the  construction of the three-story building in Holguin to house the seminary, retired pastors and yearly…

Read More→

Position Announcement: Field Officer – Africa Ministries Office

Friends United Meeting (FUM) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Field Officer. This full-time, Kisumu, Kenya-based staff person will receive a competitive salary, including benefits. A successful applicant for this position will possess:  Passionate understanding for and practical experience in holistic mission work  Cultural competence and humility  Willingness and ability to relocate to Kisumu Kenya…

Read More→

Job Description: Field Officer – Africa Ministries Office

Job Title: Field Officer—Africa Ministries Office Department: Global Ministries Employment Status: Full time/non-exempt Qualifications:  Passionate understanding for and practical experience in holistic mission work  Cultural competence and humility  Willingness and ability to relocate to Kisumu Kenya and to travel extensively throughout East Africa  Experience in fiscal management and budget preparation  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills…

Read More→

Summer Mission Project 2013

  Dear Friends, As you may know, Friends around the world joined together to pray for peaceful elections in Kenya. Those prayers, alongside the faithful presence and witness of Friends in the country, helped minimize violence and promoted peace and reconciliation in many places. As a result, hopeful signs of change are emerging. Can continual peacemaking efforts strengthen and expand…

Read More→

FUM News in Brief – May/June 2013

Friends United Meeting Announces New Global Ministries Director Current FUM Field Staff member, Eden Grace, will soon be serving as the FUM Global Ministries Director. Along with her ministry experience and service abroad, Eden possesses a deep love for Jesus and a relentless conviction that Christ seeks to use FUM to both proclaim and demonstrate the good news to the…

Read More→

Triennial 2014 Richard Foster_1

Friends United Meeting Triennial 2014

The 2014 FUM Triennial was a resounding success! Read the full minutes here. June 11-15, 2014 Indiana Wesleyan University – Marion, Indiana   Imagine! Quakers all over the world gathered together in Christ, in Community, for Mission. Imagine! A time where we are gathered together in prayer, reflection, discussion and planning. Imagine the possibilities that could arise as we come…

Read More→

Web and Communications Volunteer Position Announcement

Job Title: Web and Communications Volunteer Reports to: Web and Communications Specialist Employment Status: Volunteer Location: Online Summary: The Web and Communications Volunteer will work alongside Friends United Meeting’s Web and Communications Specialist, helping to coordinate FUM’s ongoing web presence, social media strategy, and creative forms of new media outreach that help to promote unity throughout a diverse association of…

Read More→