News from FWCC EMES
Among Friends Issue 129
The new issue of Among Friends has just gone to the printers. You don’t have to wait for the printed version though to enjoy it! Here is Issue 129 Spring 2014
A statement by Friends in Moscow on the crisis in Ukraine
Moscow Monthly Meeting of Friends asks you, dear Friends, to pray and work with us for peace in Ukraine. We propose the following principles to guide our prayers and our advocacy:
Quakers in Central and Southern Africa Yearly Meeting remember Nelson Mandela
A Statement by the Central and Southern Africa Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Kathy Bergen Recognised for three decades of work in the Middle East
Kathy Bergen, until recently the Co-ordinator of the Friends International Center in Ramallah, received two awards in October 2013 for her work on peace and justice for the past 30 years.
Among Friends Issue 128
The new Issue 128 Autumn 2013 of Among Friends is now ready for download.
22 Jul – 21 Aug 2014
On the 2014 Pilgrimage, a group of 16 to 18 year-olds will travel, worship and work together for a month as they explore the regions of South America where Quakers live and worship. The pilgrimage will be a month-long, from July to August 2014. Through their time together and their encounters with local Friends they will experience the diversity of Friends’ traditions, and strengthen their relationship with God.
5 – 12 Apr 2014
You are invited to come to Brussels and Strasbourg in April 2014 to learn, discuss, and reflect on what Europe, the European Union, and the Council of Europe mean to you!
12 – 19 Apr 2014
European and Middle Eastern Young Friends (EMEYF) invite Young Friends in the region aged 18-35 (and those who are interested in Quakerism) to Lake Ohrid, Macedonia for our Spring Gathering 2014. It will be from 12th to 19th of April 2014.
EMEYF builds closer links, encouraging exchange on spiritual matters and international friendship between Quakers aged 18-35 living in Europe and the Middleeast. EMEYF crosses geographical boundaries, discovering both unity and diversity in our Quaker community.