Monday, February 27, 2012

Technical difficulties...

Ok, so this continues from the previous post, because, well, computers confuse me and I messed it up.
I was talking about all sorts of great things happening in Friends General Conference...
This June, something VERY EXCITING. A 6 day intensive conference at Pendle Hill. So cool. the topic is earth care witness. I think it will be a magical time. More info to come!

Quaker Voluntary Service is starting up the new program this fall! It is an opportunity to live and work in community and grow spiritually. Check out the website. they are accepting applications now.

Young Friends in Residence is looking for interns. Live in community, lead exciting programs, live simply. Check out the links.

I will add more soon. So many awesome things going on!

Next week I am off to Meetings for Discernment in Ithaca, and then worship and fellowship with Poplar Ridge. Will I see you there??
I am dusting off my blog, and cannot believe how long it has been since I was last here!
I have wandered much, and will not list all my visits here. I will, however talk about the last 2 amazing weeks!

February 18-19 I went out to Long Island. What a great trip! I had dinner and great conversation with the Jackofsky Family. What a talented family. Here is a link to their band. A real live Quaker Bluegrass band!
One daughter, a YAF, makes soap!
Another daughter is a knit wear designer, and I am knitting one of her shawls right now! I love the gifts in our Yearly Meeting.
That night I stayed at a Quaker owned establishment, a lovely bed and breakfast in Port Jefferson. If you are ever out on the Island, maybe visiting Conscience Bay MM, look into staying there! Check it out!
I then worshipped with Conscience Bay MM, and there were 9 YAF there! We had a lovely time getting to know each other, and were provided a lovely potluck, as only Quakers can do! I love worshipping in all the places I do. This was a lovely meeting house, and great company as well! I found the worship nourishing.

This past weekend, I participated in an FGC consultation with 26 other YAFs from 11 Monthly meetings in the US and Canada. It was so amazingly energizing. We talked about our vision for Quakerism, and the YAF community,and we talked about great things already happening. For example,