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Way of the Spirit Online

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Online with Way of the Spirit 2020-21
Prayer and Learning for Quaker Spirit-Led Action

Accessible online mini-courses will explore essential Way of the Spirit themes—Quaker discernment, prayer, beloved community, and leadings in everyday ministry. Each course will stand alone. Attend any one, or continue through all the courses in a year. With a uniquely collaborative and experiential approach, we’ll build encouraging spiritual community over the miles.  

NPYM Friends on Online Worship

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On Friday, July 24, 2020, about a dozen Friends gathered in an interest group – sponsored by the2020 Annual Session of North Pacific Yearly Meeting – to share their recent experiences with online Quaker meetings. These are some notes from that session.

from Mary Klein, Western Friend (8/6/2020)

Friends in Guatemala – Update

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Dear Supporters of Friends in Guatemala,

At our July 30 meeting, the staff and board of directors of PROGRESA, the Friends Guatemala Scholarship Program, agreed that an in-person program is not feasible this year. Because of the success of Progresa’s virtual programming so far this year, we have decided to launch an on-line Teaching English experience for students and volunteers from November 30 through December 4, 2020.

To bring everyone up-to-date on what’s happening with our program in Guatemala, we wish to invite you to a Zoom meeting:

Quaker Horoscope

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I was talking to a man about the pain in his leg and through our conversation we realized we were both Virgos and born the same day. 

The next time we talked, I started to mention my rising sign, but instead blurted out “Quaker” and we both looked surprised. I said, oops, Quaker isn’t one of the chart options, though I am one. He asked, are they the ones with horse and buggy and I said no that’s the Amish.

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