Funds can be requested for involvement in Friends activities such as Friends General Conference Gathering, Northern Yearly Meeting, Pendle Hill, and travel for Friends concerns, such as representation on Friends committees. The 2016 TCFM budget for scholarships/travel is $2500. In the past, the committee has met in early May, considered all the requests it has… Read More
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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
TWIN CITIES FRIENDS MEETING Development Committee Click here to make a pledge 9th Month 2008 Dear Friends: The TCFM Development Committee has begun the task of preparing the Meeting’s budget for 2009 and needs to know how much money Friends are willing to contribute to support the Meeting and its activities. As you may remember,… Read More
For a number of years, the community of Twin Cities Meeting (TCFM) has been struggling to understand and accept the joys and difficulties of being a large meeting. Slowly, in fits and starts, through faith and doubt, we are coming to terms with what we are. One Friend spoke of the “blessings of bigness,” and… Read More
Committee positions are generally for one or two year terms, starting in September. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact nominating committee.
In this mutual exploration, there are disciplines which help us. Friends wishing to speak raise their hand. When the clerk recognizes them, they rise, and, when ready, speak their mind. If the clerk asks for silence, all Friends return to worship seeking understanding and openness; in this silence, one speaks only if led.