The following are some of the major upcoming events taking place within Friends United Meeting in North America. These events help to strengthen us as part of the worldwide Body of Christ. Don’t see an event that should be listed? Let us know!
Creating vibrant congregations and flourishing ministries require the passionate interest and generous investment of the members who are part of the community. Leadership plays a vital role in cultivating a spirit of generosity and faithful stewardship that is intimately connected to the mission and vision of each unique community of faith.
This October 31-November 1, 2014, join Henry Freeman, Colin Saxton and other church leaders as we explore congregational stewardship from the perspective of releasing God’s abundance in harmony with God’s leading for the community.
November 10 – 19, 2014, visit among Friends Meetings in eastern Cuba and celebrate the founding of Cuba Yearly Meeting. This week with Cuba Yearly Meeting will provide an opportunity to be immersed in the rhythm and hum of Quaker worship in the sanctuary and on the street. The WORK of this group will be to gather with both the FUM team members and the FUM Cuban Quakers and build community. Some stamina is required for travel and likely some longer walks, as well as multiple meetings each day.
This January/February, 2015, visit and work among Friends Meetings in eastern Cuba, particularly in Holguin and Gibara at sites where Cuban Friends meet for camp, yearly meeting sessions and pastoral training. Some stamina is required for unskilled construction tasks, travel, longer walks and multiple church gatherings.