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

Bob McGahey rmcgahey at main.nc.us
Fri Sep 27 10:39:51 EDT 2013


Dear Friends,
     My apology for hastily sending a reply to what I took as a personal 
request.  Time for more contemplation, less fast play on the web....  
Rachel Weir, however, to whom I allude, is a fine interpreter with a lot 
of FWCC experience.

bob

On 09/27/2013 10:30 AM, Bob McGahey wrote:
> 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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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