We joyfully embrace the full spectrum of the light within, made visible through the participation of people of all beliefs, cultures, backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities and races, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
No FORUMS July - Aug 27th
8/27 - What's up downstairs? The Building and Grounds Committee will provide an update on the renovation of the lower floor of the Meeting house. Moderator: Catherine Alguire
9/3 - Meeting Benevolences Participants will be led to share their leadings regarding the Meeting's benevolences and benevolence process. Led by Tom Munk and Naveed Moeed, Peace and Justice Committee. Moderator: Carolyn White
9/10 - Friends House Moscow Karen Porter, Board member and past Clerk for Friends House Moscow, will talk about Quaker efforts in the Russian Federation today. Quakers, though few in number in Russia, coordinate many projects that benefit, for example, refugees, prisoners, orphanages residents, and families. Although military service is required, Russian law provides for conscientious objection; and FHM supports education about alternative service.
FHM also sponsors international Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) programs in Russia and Ukraine. Moderator: Andrea Wuerth
9/17 - NO FORUM - Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business (9am)
9/24 - Honoring the elders in our Meeting - peace and justice in the 60s The elders of our Meeting have been invited to tell us what they did when they were young - 50 to 60 years ago! We have the whole range of people from staying home to getting arrested, what they have in common is they all did something that mattered. Moderator: Catherine Alguire