Tuesday, December 18, 2012

If I haven't been on this blog...where have I been ???

OK, it's been dark here for a while. I'm back!

I have been working on collecting and compiling surveys of the Young Adult Friends in NYYM.  151 to be precise!  THANK YOU to all who participated!!

Here is a list of other visits I have made...

·      Princeton to elder for a YAF-- I had the pleasure of supporting a YAF in his ministry this Summer.  It is a gift to me to see such faithful work. 
·      Chatham Summit MM for gathering of All Friends and NJ Families -- This fall, five families with children ranging from 18 months to high school age, met for worship sharing, a potluck and fellowship.  We had the worship sharing in the nursery, all we welcome to participate.  The younger ones of us popped in and out.  It was a great opportunity to meet other families, and get to know each other a little better.  We hope to do it again.
·      Powell House Cultivating Ministries weekend  This was a wonderfully rich weekend, and there were several YAF in attendance.
·      Saratoga MM where I led a program about the work I am doing, the survey I conducted, and how to think differently about YAF and Families in our Meetings, Regions and Yearly Meeting.
·      Fall Sessions
·      Nine Partners RM—I was thrilled to do a program for Nine Partners RM focusing on Knowing each other better, and building intergenerational community.
·      Dover Randolph MM—I visited with Friends at their monthly Breakfast Forum and we talked about the work I am doing and the interview project I am conducting.
·      15th Street MM (twice!)— Both times I was supporting the faithful work being done at that meeting.  15th Street has started an under 40 gathering once a month at a local eatery.  The other time was an intergenerational discussion on gifts and leadings.  Both were rich and well attended!

Would you like me to come to your Meeting, or Region?  Would you like someone to support the work that is already being done there?  I am eager to travel to do a program, support an existing program, or simply sit and listen.  Contact me at nyym.yafs@gmail.com