[Sayma-Discuss] [Sayma-Announce] Reminder: Atlanta Friends Meeting seeks a Friend in Residence. Applications due May 15!

Geeta Jyothi McGahey mcgahey at yancey.main.nc.us
Mon May 14 08:04:14 EDT 2012

Hi Jonah,
Recently back from Kenya and just got to this.  I will circulate to
my meeting if you are extending the deadline.
Hope to see you at YM.
In the Light,
Geeta Jyothi

300 Dharma Way
Burnsville, NC 28714

> *Reminder:  Atlanta Friends Meeting seeks a Friend in Residence.
> Applications due May 15!*
> With excitement and joy, the Atlanta Friends Meeting is searching
> for a new
> Friend in Residence (Resident). We invite Quaker applicants who feel
> led to
> share their spirits and ministries with our spiritual community. The
> Resident must live at our Meetinghouse and be a welcoming presence
> for
> visitors. In keeping with the tradition of a released friend, the
> Meeting
> will support the Resident’s call to religious service, which can
> either be
> their own particular ministry or one of those already supported by
> the
> Meeting.
> Examples of AFM programs that the Friend in Residence could engage
> in
> include, but are not limited to:
> ● Quaker Voluntary Service, a new national program for young adult
> Friends
> being
> piloted in Atlanta
> ● Support of refugee families
> ● Religious Education and First Day School
> ● The peace and social justice movement in Atlanta – working with
> Georgia
> Peace & Justice Coalition and Occupy Atlanta
> ● Work on concerns of race and racism, in particular the connection
> between
> race
> and incarceration which calls for prison reform
> ● Work on environmental concerns with our Green Friends group
> For full details, see our website, http://atlanta.quaker.org
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