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A Conversation Regarding Two Dormant Committees: Peace and Social Action, and Community Service

Notes from Feb. 13, 2010 Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business Notes from May 9, 2010 Adult Education Peace Testimony – approved chapter from upcoming Faith and Practice Add your comments to the conversation February 13, 2010 – Meeting for Worship for Business – Nominating Meeting Worship Sharing Regarding our two dormant committees –… Read More

Monteverde, Costa Rica: Visiting and Donating

The information below was provided by the Fjelstad-Ferguson family following their sojourn in Monteverde, Costa Rica ending last year. More information will follow. [nggallery id=3] Website and contact information for Costa Rica Study Tours, the Quaker tours started in 1984: http://www.crstudytours.com. The website provides links to their January tours, custom tours, tour photos and an… Read More

Marriage at Twin Cities Friends Meeting

Marriage at Twin Cities Friends Meeting (approved by Twin Cities Friends Meeting, January 8, 2010) Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM), of which Twin Cities Friends Meeting (TCFM) is a member, adopted a chapter on marriage for its book Faith and Practice in May 2008. It is presented in its entirety below. Particular concerns which have arisen… Read More

Minute for Marriage Equality

Holding to our longstanding Testimonies of equality and integrity as they relate to justice for all peoples, we recognize the discomfort we feel when we provide civil marriage for straight couples but are unable to do the same for same-sex couples within the state of Minnesota. The Quaker tradition is one of Spirit-led activism on… Read More

MOMSAH Update, June 14, 2009

Work proceeds well. Mold work is nearly completed. Roof work has started. Details of heating and ventilation systems are being finalized before installation. Stucco will soon be replaced around FIR west window and back entry wall. Biggest news: it’s now become clear we must plan to be out of the meetinghouse until mid-October. Inspector requires… Read More

MOMSAH Update, May 10, 2009

A contract has been signed with Whole Builders, and they have obtained a permit for the work. We expect a dumpster on site and work to begin May 11. We will receive a work timetable in the next few days, after which we will be able to let Friends know what work will be done… Read More

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