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Bulletin 07.05.2019

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Bulletin 07.05.2019
 
Silverton to join Sierra-Cascades

At a meeting for worship through business last Sunday, Silverton Friends Church approved joining Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends. The recording clerk, Erin Wilson, offered the following for context:

“After a threshing meeting regarding affiliation with SCYMF, several SFC members attending SCYMF annual sessions, and other discussions that have taken place, SLC recommends that we affiliate with SCYMF.... Silverton Friends Church approves joining SCYMF. Approved.”
 


AFSC Clerk position

The American Friends Service Committee is seeking a new presiding clerk of the Corporation and the Board of Directors to be appointed in October of 2019 by the Board, and to begin service in April of 2020. We are asking all of you in the Quaker and AFSC communities to help identify potential nominees who can help lead the AFSC in the coming years.

Click here for more information.
 


 

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A central truth
in the Kingdom—
the greatest is the one
who serves.

Like a sea,
the streams pour into it.
Its greatness
comes from its low position.

When we bow,
offer friendship,
nurture the little ones,
welcome the stranger—
when we serve others,
we become great
in the Kingdom.

Jim Teeters in Because of This


Announcements

North Pacific Yearly Meeting is July 17–21, at Linfield College in McMinnville. The theme is Abyss: Faith, Hope, Kinship; and their clerk offers a video welcome. Click here for more details.

Registration is OPEN for the 2019 Quaker Religious Education Collaborative Conference and Retreat, Claiming the Living Roots of our Faith. August 9-11, 2019, at Powell House in Old Chatham, NY. Click here for more information.

Come walk with West Hills Friends into the future. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our welcoming and uniquely diverse Quaker community as a full-time released minister. If you are interested in learning more about this position, go to https://westhillsfriends.org/jobposting.

Newberg Emerging Friends Church is seeking to fill three part-time positions. 
  1. Youth Pastor
  2. Children's Ministries Coordinator
  3. College and Young Adult Ministries Coordinator
Please review links for job descriptions and application information. For additional questions, please contact Steve Fawver at sfawver@gmail.com.

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