There will be a memorial service for our beloved Doris Emerson this Saturday, February 7, at 3:00pm.
Due to the large attendance anticipated we are encouraging car pooling and parking at Bartram or at a little distance from the Meeting House, so as to reserve the Meeting's parking area for the people who are less able bodied.
Note - this event has been canceled due to illness.
In the 9:30 hour on February 1st Karen Putney and Lou Putney will present “The World We Seek,” where we shall carefully consider the FCNL statement of policy which embodies FCNL's beliefs and provides the foundation of their/our witness in Washington. You can read the full statement here on the FCNL website.
Then after rise of meeting, from 12 to 1:30, they will lead a workshop titled ”Friendly Persuasion - Lobby Training,” offering basic skills on building relationships with lawmakers based on a model called the ladder of engagement.
Elias Hicks Workshop
A reminder that we are now accepting registrations to attend Paul Buckley's upcoming workshop on Elias Hicks on February 28th. Refer to the calendar event for details and a flyer. Contact clerk Andrea Hoskins to register.
Reminder: the memorial service for Steve Mendoza will be held this Saturday, January 31, beginning at 2:30pm at the Miami Friends meeting house. Music and refreshments to follow.
A memorial service will be held at the meeting house on 1/31 beginning at 2:30 for our friend Steve Mendoza. In the spirit of celebrating his life, music and refreshments will follow.
With sadness we also learned of the passing of Doris Emerson on January 19th at Eastridge Retirement Village. A memorial service is being planned, possibly on February 7th, but the date and place are not confirmed yet.
AFSC Presentation This Friday
On the evening of the 23rd there will be a welcome potluck for Lucy Duncan of AFSC at 6 pm at the Diaz residence, Her presentation on the work of AFSC follows at 7. Please refer to last week's newsletter for details, including the address and map.
Silent Auction This Firstday
Friends should scour their closets for white elephants for our Silent Auction on Sunday the 25th of January. Funds raised will be donated to FCNL and/or Quaker House (to be determined). Bring your items to Meeting on the 25th, for Eating Meeting the same day we ask that friends bring finger food as we will need the tables for the auction.
Special Meeting for Learning and Workshop
Winter Interim Business Meeting, Jan. 17, 2015, in Orlando, FL and our 45th Annual Michener Lecture, Jan. 18, 2015
And how dost thou want that interpreted?"
For more information ► http://seym.org/
Download the flyer here ► http://seym.org/2015-
WIBM Documents In Advance