Friends World Committee for Consultation - Europe & Middle East Section

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Epistle of EMES Annual Meeting 2017

Epistle from EMES Section Annual Meeting
held at Haus Venusberg, Bonn, Germany 4 – 7 May 2017

To all Friends everywhere greetings. We wish you vibrancy in your meetings: Vivacita! Zivost! Vitalite! Liewenskraaft a vitaliteit! Elinvoima! Medryckande /vibrerande! Die strahlende Lebendigkeit! Beogacht! !Vibrantes con mucha vida! Opgewekt en blijmoedig!

Among Friends Issue 139

Among Friends Issue 139Summer 2017 is now available to download.

Residential Volunteers Wanted in France

The Centre Quaker de Congenies, in the south of France, is seeking long term volunteer Resident Friends. Accommodation at the centre is offered in exchange for managing the house, organizing events and hosting guests.

Quaker Response to Conference of European Churches' open letter on the Future of Europe

Quakers gathered together for their annual meeting considered this response to an open letter published by the Conference of European Churches last year.

Northern Europe Quaker service committees meeting

Representatives from Quäker-Hilfe (Germany), Quaker Hulpfonds (Netherlands), Quaker Service Sweden and Quaker Service Norway met over the weekend 8-9 April to deepen our knowledge of each other’s work and to explore possibilities for collaboration.

Calendar Highlights

Woodbrooke On-line Meeting for Worship

16 Nov 2016 – 17 Nov 2017

A regular opportunity to join in a virtual Meeting for Worship. Fridays, 1pm Greenwich Meantime November till March, 1pm British Summer Time April till October.

World Quaker Day 2017

1 Oct 2017

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) invites every Quaker meeting and church around the world to celebrate World Quaker Day (WQD) on October 1, 2017. The theme, Gathering in Worship Around the Globe, focuses on uniting Friends in different parts of the world and from different traditions in one big virtual worshiping community. Whatever you do as a worshiping community, we hope you will share this with others through FWCC. You can find lots of ideas and information at the World Quaker Day website.

German Yearly Meeting 2017

2 – 5 Nov 2017

The gathering of German Yearly Meeting will take place in Bad Pyrmont

Sanctuary Everywhere - A Quaker Conference in Brussels

1 – 3 Dec 2017

Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) and Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) are holding a joint conference in Brussels in December. Sanctuary is a place of refuge and safety. This conference will look at how we transform Europe into a continent of sanctuary, both for all the people who currently live here, and for other people seeking protection.

Grenztreffen CH-D

6 – 8 Apr 2018

German-speaking | deutschsprachig

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