Please share with your meetings and invite f/Friends:
Paula Palmer (Boulder Friends Meeting, Intermountain Yearly Meeting) will be traveling in the ministry among Northern California PYM Friends, March 28 – April 17, 2018. In addition to leading a weekend workshop at Ben Lomond Quaker Center, she will be offering workshops, presentations, and film discussions at many local meetings. Please see list below and links to further information.
Continue reading “Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples — Paula Palmer visiting California, March 28-April 17, 2018”
Friends are invited to the upcoming, 42nd session of the General Meeting of Friends in Mexico (RGAM) to be held May 5 and 6 in San Nicolás de los Garza in the northeastern state of Nuevo León. This year’s theme is “Are our young people called to serve God?”
Continue reading “Reunión General / General Meeting of Friends in Mexico (RGAM), May 5-6, 2018”
Update posted 4/19/18 at new link (click here).
Original post below:
2/1/18 – To Meeting Representatives and Clerks of Monthly Meetings,
At Pacific Yearly Meeting Annual Session in 2017, Ministry and Oversight Committee (M&O) brought forward for discernment the question of Pacific Yearly Meeting’s affiliation with Friends General Conference. During the consideration of this question at the 2017 Annual Session, some Friends asked for additional information and time for seasoning at the monthly meeting level. Ministry and Oversight Committee has prepared materials to aid in our continued discernment at the 2018 Annual Session.
In order to be well prepared for discernment, M&O is now asking monthly meetings to season the matter of affiliating between now and April 30, 2018 by reflecting on these queries:
Continue reading “Additional Information about FGC Affiliation and a Request for Monthly Meetings to Season”
Clerk’s Call to
PACIFIC YEARLY MEETING 72nd ANNUAL SESSION
Walker Creek Ranch, Petaluma, California
Friday, July 13 to Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PDF version of this page
Link to General Information about Annual Session
Continue reading “Clerk’s Call to PYM Annual Session 2018”
5th Annual Spring Youth Service Learning Camp
March 26-30, 2018
(Monday-Friday leading up to Easter weekend)
Quaker Oaks Farm
Visalia, CA, USA
A partnership of Quaker Oaks Farm, the Wukchumni Yokuts Tribe,
and Pacific Yearly Meeting Youth Programs
See the Quaker Oaks Farm website for details and online application.
Come explore and learn about the Land, Plants and Indigenous People of Pa’an. We will learn how to use the Plants around us for Food, Tools and Fun. We will work to restore the Earth and understand the ways we are bound together with all Creation. We will share our Histories and Love one another across Seeming Divides, all through Fun, Interactive Activities.
WAYS TO HELP:
- Help a potential camper APPLY ONLINE (Deadline for Priority Registration has ended, but we are accepting additional applications. Time is of the essence if you want to be considered for the remaining openings. )
- Post the FLYER at your Meeting House, School, Clubhouse, etc.
- SHARE our Fundraising Appeal Letter
- VOLUNTEER: Contact Melissa Lovett-Adair, email@example.com
- Request our model “Letter to Teachers” for a student who wants to take time off from school to participate in camp and/or get school credit
- SPREAD this message among friends!
Continue reading “Spring Youth Service-Learning Camp with Wukchumni Tribe, Quaker Oaks Farm, March 26-30, 2018”
PDF version: Clerks Call to RepCom 2018
Clerk’s Call to
PYM Representative Committee 2018:
FAITHFULNESS: A CALL TO PRACTICE RADICAL VULNERABILITY
Continue reading “Clerk’s Call to PYM Representative Committee 2018”
The following progress report from the PYM Communications Committee is addressed to all PYM committee clerks, officers, representatives and staff. We are seeking feedback specifically from those “office holders” within PYM. But others may wish to know this information as well, so we post the report here as well.
Dear Pacific Yearly Meeting Committee Clerks, Officers, Reps and Staff,
PYM Communications Committee is writing to report on our progress towards reinstating role-based email addresses for PYM positions such as yours and to solicit your timely feedback before we move too far along.
Continue reading “Role-based Email Addresses for PYM – A Progress Report and Request for Feedback”
Purpose of this Document
This document describes the process for getting interest groups onto the schedule for the Pacific Yearly Meeting Annual Session. For Annual Session 2020 the deadline for proposals is Sunday, March 8, 2020. Continue reading “How to Schedule an Interest Group at PYM Annual Session”
Cathy Walling’s Reports to YPCC and PYM 2017 on Travelling in the Ministry to Australia (PDF)
These two reports (combined in one document) from Cathy Walling to PYM and the YPCC are also included in the (forthcoming) supplement to the YPCC Report to PYM Annual Session 2017, all to be posted on the Annual Session 2017 webpage.