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Quaker Institute for the Future

Quaker Institute for the Future

The Quaker Institute for the Future (QIF) is holding its Summer Research Institute on Zoom from August 16-20. They are also, for the first time, offering $300 stipends to applicants aged 18 to 35 years old  to make a presentation on research that resonates with the QIF mission of advancing a global future of inclusion, social justice, and ecological integrity through Spirit-led participatory research and discernment. – CYFYM Dear Friends, Please mark your calendars!  The Quaker Institute for the Future’s 2021…

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CYFYM – Atlantic Friends Gathering/Western Half Yearly Meeting

CYFYM – Atlantic Friends Gathering/Western Half Yearly Meeting

CYFYM – Atlantic Friends Gathering/Western Half Yearly Meeting (May 21-23)  The weekend of May 21-23 CYFYM will be holding virtual space for young people to gather, coinciding with Atlantic Friends Gathering and Western Half Yearly Meeting. A group of us are meeting to plan some activities taking place online and offline. Details on the program and how to attend are forthcoming.

Virtual Young Friends Retreat – Embodying Spirit: Senses, Relationships and Sexuality

Virtual Young Friends Retreat – Embodying Spirit: Senses, Relationships and Sexuality

May 8 – Embodying Spirit: Senses, Relationships and Sexuality A One-day Young Adult Friends Retreat On Saturday, May 8, 2021, all Young Adult Friends (YAFs aged 18 to 35ish) are welcome to join this relaxed, one-day event of attending to and nourishing our senses, bodies, spirituality and relationships.    Schedule & Events (all in Eastern Time) Friends are invited to attend events as they are able. Note, however, that we won’t be on Zoom for most of the 11 –…

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CYFYM Course Funding

CYFYM Course Funding

During the Pandemic CYFYM has discerned to provide funding for any young Friend wishing to register for a Quaker related online course. Check out the Woodbrooke Course list for some examples of what is available! Pendle Hill also offers courses, as well as Friends General Conference. Please contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have a course you’d like to take!

CYFYM Meeting for Worship

CYFYM Meeting for Worship

CYFYM is currently holding Meeting for worship via Zoom every other Saturday from 10:30-11:30am EST and every other Sunday from 7:30-8:30pm EST. These events will alternate weeks. Zoom Link: (Saturday) Join Meeting (Sunday) Join Meeting Next Meetings: Sunday April 11th Saturday April 17th

Representative Meeting

Representative Meeting

Just to let Friends know that there will be additional Representative Meetings this year. If you are not a representative you are still welcome to attend as an observer. Please contact email hidden; JavaScript is required to receive the Zoom Link. What is it? Representative Meeting is a gathering of named representatives from each Monthly Meeting across Canada. They meet to do business and make decisions when Yearly Meeting is not in session. Next Representative Meeting: Saturday January 23rd 2021…

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Yearly Meeting Cancelled 2020

Yearly Meeting Cancelled 2020

We must announce, with regret, the cancellation of our yearly gathering scheduled for Winnipeg this August. Yearly Meeting is normally where much of our business is attended to – and an opportunity for all sorts of fun socializing and spiritual enrichment. For details about this difficult decision, please see the message below from the Clerks of Yearly Meeting. As we plan next steps together, please stay safe and supportive of one another. For updates on how sessions will be held…

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