Clerk’s Call to 66th Annual Session

CALL TO THE 66TH ANNUAL SESSION OF PACIFIC YEARLY MEETING
WALKER CREEK RANCH
1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
August 13-18, 2012

Come, ye thankful people come.  Come to the 66th Annual Session of Pacific Yearly Meeting for a week of Spirit led worship and activities.  We will meet at Walker Creek Ranch, www.walkercreekranch.org, from Monday, August 13 to Saturday, August 18, 2012.  The site has miles of hiking trails, a creek, a lake, pastures and trees.  Many of our small meetings will be outside.

 John Calvi will speak to us on the topic of ‘The Dance Between Hope and Fear Amidst Friends’.   While his healing current work is primarily in the context of trauma from torture, he has years of experience of helping people release physical and emotional pain in everyday living.  In addition to speaking to us in a plenary session, he will lead an interest group and have time with Young Friends and Junior Yearly Meeting.

We will also hear from people who attended the FWCC World Gathering of Friends in Kenya, from AFSC, FCNL and others.

At the beginning of the week, business for which we need to make decisions will be presented, seasoned and acted upon near the end of the week.  All reports will be here on the website, www.pacificyearlymeeting.org, by July 30th for us to read in preparation for the week.  Look to the website for Registration materials or check with your meeting’s representative.  Please register even if you’re not certain that you’ll be able to attend.  It is easier to plan for the greatest possible number of attendees than to scramble to find accommodations for latecomers.

Come with open hearts and minds that in the Spirit, we may share our deepest selves with one another.

Yours in the Light,

Marilee Eusebio,

Presiding Clerk,

Pacific Yearly Meeting