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Africa Ministries Field Officer Job Description

Friends United Meeting JOB DESCRIPTION revised April 2014 Job Title: Field Officer—Africa Ministries Office Department: Global Ministries Employment Status: Full time/non-exempt Qualifications: o Passionate understanding for and practical experience in holistic mission work o Cultural competence and humility, with previous cross-cultural experience preferred o Willingness and ability to relocate to Kisumu Kenya and to travel extensively throughout East Africa o…

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FUM Announces Africa Ministries Field Officer Position

Position Announcement Friends United Meeting Field Officer—Africa Ministries Office Friends United Meeting (FUM) is reopening the search for qualified applicants from North America to serve as Field Officer in the Africa Ministries Office. This full-time, Kisumu, Kenya-based staff person will receive a competitive salary, including benefits. A successful applicant for this position will possess: o Passionate understanding for and practical…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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Double Your Impact This Spring

The results are in from the 40 Days of Prayer: Friends want and need FUM as a resource to local churches and meetings. Friends United Meeting is being called on to undertake wide-ranging leadership development in all of our mission fields, including North America. As a worldwide Quaker movement, FUM is building capacity for outreach, teaching and intervisitation that is…

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Minute of Greeting and Support to Friends in Cuba from the General Board of Friends United Meeting – February 2013

The following Minute of greeting and support was approved to be sent to Cuban Friends. It will be translated into Spanish also. “We send you our loving greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We rejoice with you in the inauguration of the Cuba Quaker Institute of Peace and its mission to promote the transformation of conflict in the Latin American context. We congratulate Cuban Friends…

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Minute to Friends in Indiana Yearly Meeting from North American General Board of FUM – February 2013

Dear Friends:   The Friends United Meeting General Board/North America met for their winter gathering earlier this month in Richmond, Indiana. During our executive committee meeting, we discussed the Indiana Yearly Meeting reconfiguration process. Several matters were considered, including FUM’s hope and active interest to have IYM and any new association/Yearly Meeting continue to be committed and vital partners within…

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Minute to Friends in Kenya from the North American General Board of Friends United Meeting – February, 2013

Dear Friends: The following minute comes from the Friends United Meeting General Board/North America meeting in Richmond, Indiana on February 8, 2013. It arose out of our, prayers, fellowship with and concern for our Friends in Kenya. Greetings in our Lord Jesus Christ to our Friends in Kenya. We send you our loving greetings, and our prayers that those who…

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