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Intermountain Yearly Meeting Epistle Intermountain Yearly Meeting Epistle: June 21-25, 2023

On Healers (August 2023)

Listening for the Yearly Epistle “We’re not really watching,” said a member of the Watching Committee several years ago.  “What we’re really doing is listening.” Not only was the term “listening” more accurate in describing the work of composing an epistle for our yearly meeting, it also struck a friendlier chord. Earlier generations of Friends no doubt had good reasons for the names they chose, but for us “Watching Committee” suggested an oppressive sense of authority as in “Big Brother is watching you.” So, we proposed, and Intermountain Yearly Meeting later approved, the name change to “Listening Committee.”

On Words (November 2021)

North Pacific Yearly Meeting Epistle North Pacific Yearly Meeting Epistle: July 8-11, 2023

On Healers (August 2023)

Pacific Yearly Meeting Epistle Pacific Yearly Meeting Epistle: July 21-26, 2023

On Healers (August 2023)