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Hospitality Committee takes off

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2008 in Meeting News

Our Meeting’s newest standing committee is looking for a few good, err, Friends! The Hospitality Committee is organizing our Meeting’s greeting, meeting, and eating, and would like to hear from community members willing to commit to helping once every few weeks. Their intention is to try to share these “opportunities” with a number of people so one person isn’t overburdened. Hopefully we will deepen our sense of community in our Meeting with these activities.

  • Greeting: The committee seeks volunteers to greet people as they come into Meeting for Worship. This commitment involves arriving early and forgoing the singing prior to worship.
  • Meeting: After worship volunteers are needed to meet those people who have identified themselves during announcements as newcomers to our area. They would be provided with information about the Meeting and literature about Quakers if they want it.
  • Eating: The committee seeks to better organize the provision of food and beverages for Sandwich Sunday and Business Meeting. This would entail bringing some food, serving and cleaning up. If there are enough volunteers we could have snacks on the other Sundays as well. Of course others from the Meeting would be welcome to contribute food without prior arrangement with the Committee.

If you agree to be put on the calendar, please e-mail Margaret N stating what you are volunteering for and which Sundays you would NOT be available in the coming months. Also, if you know of anyone not in the Directory who might be interested in helping, please let her know.

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Young Friend headed to Africa

Posted by admin on Jul 22, 2008 in Passages

Meeting has agreed to provide a $2000 scholarship to help Stephanie Gossett reach another milestone in her journey. After her next semester at Earlham, she will be headed to Ghana for an intense semester of Women’s Studies. As she intends to pursue a career of service to women in Africa, this is a great milestone indeed!

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Alice Brown

Posted by admin on Jul 21, 2008 in Passages

Our beloved Friend Alice Brown passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Solace Center on the night of 7/20/2008. Several of her family members were with her at the time of her passing. Please hold her loved ones in the Light during this time of loss.

A CD recording of her March 2007 first hour presentation as part of the “spiritual journey” series is available. Contact Steve L to obtain a copy. No charge, love offering to Meeting general fund requested.

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The July 2008 Newsletter now available!

Posted by admin on Jul 1, 2008 in newsletters

The July 2008 Newsletter is now available for your viewing pleasure.

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