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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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Kenyan Friends Peace Initiatives With David Zarembka

Friends and others are invited to the Friends United Meeting headquarters in Richmond for an evening with David Zarembka. Join us on May 14, 2013 from 7pm – 9pm in the Welcome Center as David updates us on the peace efforts carried out by Friends during the recent Kenyan election. Kenyan Friends’ Programs to Prevent Election Violence during the March…

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5th Annual Northeastern Christ-Centered Friends Gathering, 8/30-9/2

“FOLLOW ME” – JOHN 21:19 EXPLORING RADICAL DISCIPLESHIP 5th Annual Northeastern Christ-Centered Friends Gathering for both the committed and the curious AT POWELL HOUSE: 524 PITT HALL ROAD, OLD CHATHAM, NY 12136 FRIDAY-MONDAY, AUGUST 30TH – SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 This fifth annual gathering of Christ-centered Friends from the Northeast at Powell House will explore the radical discipleship among those early “friends” and how we might…

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First Friends Meeting (Richmond, Indiana) Seeks Pastor

First Friends Meeting, Richmond, IN, a semi-programmed Quaker Meeting which values its theological diversity and open worship, is seeking pastoral leadership. First Friends is looking for leadership which will challenge and nurture their experience of the Spirit, of community and of outreach. For more information, please see the First Friends Meeting website. If interested, please direct a cover letter, references…

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Friends United Meeting Announces New Global Ministries Director

Dear Friends United Meeting community: As many of you know, we have been holding a search process for a new Richmond-based, Global Ministries Director for the past few months. A search team was assembled including Friends from Kenya, Iowa, New England and Indiana who helped me in the work of screening candidates and participating in the interviews of our finalists….

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