News from FWCC EMES
Among Friends Issue 138
Among Friends Issue 138 Spring 2017 is now available to download.
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.
Young Adult Leadership Programme at Woodbrooke
Applications for the 2017-18 programme are now open. The programme is in its sixth year and there is a growing number of Young Adult Friends who have completed it – one of last year’s participants said: “YALP has given me a much needed grounding space where I’ve been able to be in my spiritual community. The taught input has given me space to think about what that means for me at this stage of my life.
EMES Annual Report 2016
The EMES Annual Report 2016 is now available. Read about what has been happening in Quaker Meetings and organisations in Europe and the Middle East during 2016.
We are recruiting!
In partnership with the FWCC World Office we have a vacancy for an Organisational Assistant to support us with communications, event and database management.
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.
4 – 7 May 2017 | 4.00pm – 1.30pm
The Annual Meeting of EMES in 2017 will take place in Haus Venusberg just outside Bonn, Germany.
12 – 14 May 2017
This event will take place in Flanders.
19 – 21 May 2017
The gathering of Friends in the Netherlands will take place in Bennekom.
29 Jun – 2 Jul 2017
Every four years the Yearly Meetings of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden come together in one gathering, during which each Yearly Meeting takes place separately, whilst allowing for much sharing and conviviality.
In 2017 the Nordic Quaker Gathering will take place at the Nordic Folk High School, Kungälv, Sweden.