Annual Sessions 2020 – IMYM, NPYM, & PacYM

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Intermountain Yearly Meeting (IMYM) - June 18-21, 2020
Pacific Yearly Meeting (PacYM) - July 10-15, 2020
           Registration for PacYM has closed.
           Schedule here.
           Interest Group descriptions here.
North Pacific Yearly Meeting (NPYM) - July 22-26, 2020
           Registrations open through July 13.
           Schedule here.
           Interest Group descriptions here.
(Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends (SCYMF) - June 12-14, 2020)

 

Highlights:

IMYM Keynote Talk

C. Wess Daniels, Quaker author, educator, intellectual, and theologian, spoke to IMYM on June 20,2020. Wess, 41, is Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guildord Collge in Greensboro, North Carolina. A self-described convergent Friend, Wess probes the roots of Christianity and Quakerism and how to integrate these truths into the faith and practice of living as Friends in today's world. Wess spoke to IMYM about his recent analysis of and reflections on the book of Revelation and its relevance to Friends Today. Click here to watch a recording of this talk. Click here to view the accompanying slides.

PacYM Keynote Talk

Mica Estrada is a member of Strawberry Creek Friends Meeting. She is a Social Psychologist whose early work focused on conflict resolution, forgiveness, and problem solving. Mica's current work on social influences that increase care of our planet and greater equity in the world of education are newer expressions of her leaning toward reducing conflict and supporting the positive in our world. Mica will speak about practicing radical inclusivity through staying awake to the spirit of love and kindness within each of us.

NPYM Keynote Talk

Kenya Casanova Sales, from Cuba Yearly Meeting and Friends World Committee for Consultation, will provide a prerecorded keynote talk to the NPYM Annual Sessions 2020.

SCYMF Minute of Concern

On June 13, 2020, Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends approved a Minute for Black Lives, noting that some Friends were uncomfortable with it. Click here to read the minute.

 

August Interest Groups:

Love Your Neighborhood

Thursday, August 6, 2020
7:00 PM Pacific Time, which is 8:00 PM Mountain Time (90 min)

Hosted by Anthony Manousos and Western Friend

The Call to Western Friends Today, session one

Monday, August 10, 2020
7:00 PM Pacific Time, which is 8:00 PM Mountain Time (90 min)
Hosted by the Western Friend Board of Directors

The Landscape of Online Ethics

Thursday, August 20, 2020
7:00 PM Pacific Time, which is 8:00 PM Mountain Time (90 min)
Hosted by Mary Klein, ditor of Western Friend

The Call to Western Friends Today, session two

Saturday, August 29, 2020
3:00 PM Pacific Time, which is 4:00 PM Mountain Time (90 min)
Hosted by the Western Friend Board of Directors

 

(This page was last updated on 7/7/2020.)

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