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Bulletin 06.08.2018

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Bulletin 06.08.2018
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Traveling Friends
C. Wess Daniels and Lloyd Lee Wilson are traveling in the ministry among Friends in the Pacific Northwest, looking for opportunities to worship with Friends, offer encouragement, renewal, and other forms of ministry in service to Christ. This is an opportunity to get together and see what happens with the present Christ in our midst. Here is a brief look at where they’ll be:

Freedom Friends at 6 tonight, Salem
The Bock home at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, Newberg
Reedwood Friends on Sunday morning, June 10, Portland
Multnomah Monthly Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, Portland
Bible study at Multnomah at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 11, Portland
Eugene Friends at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 11, Eugene

 

 
Visiting Friends
Would you be interested in representing Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting to other yearly meetings? Email the clerks, or reply to this email if you would like to serve as an official visitor to any of the following:

Northwest Yearly Meeting: July 22–26, Newberg, OR
North Pacific Yearly Meeting: July 25–29, Tacoma, WA
Baltimore Yearly Meeting: July 30–August 5, Frederick, MD
New England Yearly Meeting: August 4–8, Castleton, VT
 

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Always start
at the beginning,
let go of pride.

All things arise
from Spirit.
Out of nothing
can come something
wonderful.

Jim Teeters in Because of This


Announcements

Religious Education in Action: Activism, Outreach and Parenting – How do we take the lessons of Quaker religious education beyond the meetinghouse? Where do life-long spiritual formation and activism, outreach, and Quaker parenting intersect? 5th Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) Conference and Retreat 17–19 August 2018 at Powell House in Old Chatham, New York http://www.powellhouse.org/index.php/site-map/articles/adult-family-programs/5th-qrec-conference-retreat

FWCC invites you to join Quakers around the world on 7 October for World Quaker Day, in its 5th year. The theme, Crossing Cultures, Sharing Stories draws us into our shared experience of worship, celebrating our wonderful diversity of expression. Church to church, meeting to meeting, country to country, and section to section, we feel the power of God collecting us into a faithful family. We welcome all expressions of Quaker worship! http://www.worldquakerday.org/

Reedwood Friends Church, an independent, multi-cultural Quaker Church, located in southeast Portland, Oregon, and until recently a part of Northwest Yearly Meeting, is seeking applications for a full-time pastor.  We are seeking an experienced Christ-centered pastor who has a proven track record in effective community building and organizing, a strong ability to recruit, supervise and energize volunteers, experience working with cross cultural and inter-generational communities, delivers challenging and inspiring sermons and shows a demonstrated ability to pursue active, continuous personal, professional and spiritual development. For complete job description go to www.reedwood.org. Applications may be made by sending a cover letter, CV/resume, and written statement showing personal commitment to Quaker values and testimonies to jobs@reedwood.org.

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