[Sayma-Discuss] [Sayma-Announce] FWCC amazing connection Opportunities

Bob McGahey rmcgahey at main.nc.us
Fri Sep 27 10:30:20 EDT 2013


Will you be back?  It's a busy month, with Indian Springs, Oregon, and 
beyond.  Maybe Reachel?  Jane?  do we have to be the only ones? Thoughts 
recently about carbon footprint...?
     I'm feeling a strong need to be rooted more (physically).
Bob

On 09/27/2013 09:37 AM, Geeta Jyothi McGahey wrote:
> 1."Save the dates! Friends World Committee consultations coming to
> four corners of the Quaker world in the Americas
>
> The 2014 dates and locations for four Section consultations are now
> confirmed:
>
> February 21-23 in San Ignacio, El Salvador
> March 14-16 in Sacramento, California, USA
> March 28-30 in La Paz, Bolivia
> April 11-13 in High Point, North Carolina, USA
>
> Part of the local arrangements committee for El Salvador visiting
> sites with Robin Mohr in May
> In a departure from the tradition of holding an annual meeting in
> March, the Section of the Americas will offer four open
> consultations between February and April 2014 to examine together
> some mutually shared issues as well as topics of interest to each
> region. Continuing with the theme "Let the Living Water Flow!
> Friends serving God's purposes", all four conferences will offer
> workshops for Friends to develop our intercultural communication
> skills for intra-Quaker dialogue and our everyday lives, and for
> supporting Quaker leadership in the 21st century.
>
>
>
> Other workshops, specific to different locations, will include
> topics such as Quaker history and identity, conflict resolution, the
> environment and service project opportunities. All four
> consultations are weekend-long, residential conferences that will
> include worship, plenary addresses and small group discussion in
> addition to the workshops. Each consultation will also aim for
> intervisitation by Friends from outside the general area or country.
> A study book will be ready by the end of 2013. All Friends are
> invited to participate. Online registration will open later this
> year.
>
>   Keep checking our website for details http://fwccamericas.org
>
> 2.  2014 Quaker Youth Pilgrimage to Bolivia & Peru
> Cradles of Andean Quakerism
>
> July 22 -August 21, 2014
> The Quaker Youth Pilgrimage Program Committee is deep in the
> planning of a 2014 experience to be hosted by Andean Friends in Peru
> and Bolivia. We are working carefully and prayerfully to construct
> the first QYP experience to be held entirely in evangelical yearly
> meetings as well as the first Quaker Youth Pilgrimage in South
> America.
>
> Application forms now available for pilgrim and leader applicants
> Click here for pilgrim application. [177kb pdf] Apply by December 1,
> 2013
> Click here for leader application. [163 kb pdf] Apply by November
> 15, 2013.
>
> 3.  Spanish speakers encouraged to participate.
> In the Light,
> Geeta
>
>
>
> Geeta and Tim,
>
> I was unsure if I could make this meeting.  My workplace has a major
> event
> in a few days and as it turns out, I'll need to do extra work to be
> prepared.  That issue combined with the fact that everyone from the
> Asheville area was unable to make the trip, so there's no carpool.
> Anyway,
> do either of you have info for an FWCC report? Does anything need to be
> presented?  The only thing I'd want to know is if we have anyone
> planned to
> go on the youth pilgrimage to S. America.
>
>
>
> We could announce the upcoming Section Consultation, April 11-13 in
> High
> Point, North Carolina, and the growing need for interpreters and
> translators.
>
>
>
> Michael
>
>
>
> Michael Galovic
>
> 828-989-5571
>
> galovic at indylink.org
>
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>
> GeetaJyothi
> http://changeinsights.wordpress.com/
>
> Geeta Jyothi McGahey,MD
> 300 Dharma Way
> Burnsville, NC 28714
> 828-675-5535
>
>
>
> GeetaJyothi
> http://changeinsights.wordpress.com/
>
> Geeta Jyothi McGahey,MD
> 300 Dharma Way
> Burnsville, NC 28714
> 828-675-5535
>
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