Issue 65, October 2020
Friends Center Newsletter
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S NOTE
I hope you are enjoying the turn to fall weather and colors, and that you and yours are staying healthy and doing well. Thank you for continuing your good work even in the face of continued uncertainty. It’s as important as ever!
Also, I would once again like to express gratitude to our dedicated Friends Center staff and contractors for continuing to provide essential facility management services during the coronavirus pandemic. Thank you!
With prayers for peace, justice, and health for all.
– Chris Mohr, Executive Director
AROUND FRIENDS CENTER
EQUITY PARTNER NEWS
Join AFSC New Hampshire Program for their annual event virtually!
I Will Not Conform, I Will Transform: Finding Joy in the Journey Towards Justice will feature guest speaker Eroc Arroyo-Montano.
Friday, Oct. 16 @ 7 PM ET Register here
A free event designed for students engaged in the college search process, the 2020 Quaker College Panel (aka the Quaker College Fair) will be held 11:00 am – 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 17th over Zoom. After the panel discussion, representatives from several college admissions will be available to speak with interested attendees via breakout groups.
Quakerism 101: Quaker Spirituality, Theology, and the Bible
Saturday, October 24th 2020 from10:00am – 12:00pm
Description: Session 2 of our Quakerism 101 course. George Schaefer from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting staff and Helene Pollock will present on Quaker Spirituality, Theology, and the Bible, and lead a discussion. Lunch break: 12–1 pm.
SCATTERGOOD FOUNDATION ARTICLE
“Our systems can and must be better. Centering the dignity and value of human life must guide how we create policy and build systems of care.”
FRIENDS WORLD COMMITTEE FOR CONSULTATION (FWCC): Quaker Conversations
Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC), the world office for our own Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas, presents Quaker Conversations 4: Quaker Advocacy: Peace, People, Planet. This will be the next in a monthly webinar series with Friends around the world. Saturday October 17, 2020. 1-2:30 pm