Chico Friends Meeting has established a Quaker Fund for people affected by the Camp Fire in northern California. See the Chico Friends Meeting website for additional information.
Checks may be made payable to:
Chico Friends Meeting
and note “fire fund” in memo line.
Chico Friends Meeting
1601 Hemlock Street
Chico California 95926
Posted by Sharon Gates, PYM Assistant to the Clerk
11/25/18, revised 12/8/18.
Dear PYM Committee Clerks, Officers, and Reps,
We have a Zoom (video conferencing) account available for PYM-related business.
If you would like to request to schedule a zoom time block, contact the Assistant to the Clerk at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Include the following information:
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Dear Friends throughout Pacific Yearly Meeting,
**Please share this widely and encourage others to respond**
The PYM Youth Programs Committee (YPCC) is taking time to reflect on the expectations of the Youth Programs Coordinator (YPC) position, the roles of the committee and coordinator, and how to improve PYM’s ability to effectively operate as an employer. For these reasons, we are sending this invitation to participate in our program evaluation along with the announcement of Alyssa Nelson’s resignation from the YPC position.
Continue reading “Evaluation of PYM Youth Programs — Responses Requested by 12/30/18 from Individuals, Meetings, Committees, Organizations, and other Groups”
Updated post 5/16/19:
May 15, 2019 was Alyssa Nelson’s last day in the YPC job. You can read more in her farewell letter, YPC Epistle XIII – May 2019.
The Youth Programs Coordinating Committee will be making an announcement about the new YPC shortly. At the end of Alyssa’s final epistle contains contact people for the interim.
Updated post 1/9/19:
Alyssa Nelson has agreed to postpone her resignation from the Youth Programs Coordinator position, originally slated for January 31, until later in the Spring in order to continue supporting youth and children’s committees as they prepare for upcoming events.
We are actively recruiting for a new Youth Programs Coordinator and ask your assistance in circulating the following job posting:
- Pacific YM Seeks Youth Programs Coordinator: Pacific Yearly Meeting is accepting applications to fill the full-time position of Youth Programs Coordinator. The role of the Youth Programs Coordinator is to enhance the spiritual development and nurture of youth (‘youth’ being defined as children, teens, and young adults) and intergenerational community within the Yearly Meeting. The full position announcement, job description, and application process are posted here. The position will remain open until filled, however priority will be given to applications received by February 15, 2019.
Original post 11/5/18:
We are writing you as co-clerks of the PYM Youth Programs Coordinating Committee with an announcement that might come as a surprise, along with a request for input into our program evaluation by December 30th.
Continue reading “Youth Programs Coordinator Resignation Announcement”
Annual Session and Representative Committee “Minutes and Reports Packets” are now available for the years 2013-2018. There is also a new standalone list of all PYM Minutes of Action for the years 2001-2018. Links to these documents can be found on a new page dedicated to PYM Minutes.
Continue reading “Status Report on PYM Minutes Packets”
The Faith and Practice Revision Committee invites you to engage in the “rolling revision” process of prayerfully discerning how our Faith and Practice can support meetings and individuals as we seek to live an authentic Quaker spirituality. The first round of revisions is now ready for your consideration.
We request that monthly meetings and other bodies review the proposed revisions together and send us those points upon which they found unity. If no unity is found, a brief description of the feel of the meeting is welcome. We anticipate that this process will occur three (or so) times per year, as new revised pieces are presented.
Continue reading “Launch of the Faith and Practice Revision Process – A Request”
The following resources on racial justice are recommended by the Racial Justice Subcommittee of the Ministry and Oversight Committee. Continue reading “Racial Justice Resources”
Our Annual Session is a gathering of the Beloved Community where Friends labor and rejoice together in discerning the will of Spirit. For us to go deep into worship and community, we must create a safe and healthy container. Please use these reminders to make Annual Session a joyful occasion for all.
We ask that all Friends uphold the following expectations:
Continue reading “Community expectations for PYM Annual Session 2018”
Quick links for 2018 JYM:
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