Welcome to Durango Friends Meeting
Site Content Updated May 20, 2015
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We would be pleased to have you join us for an hour of unprogrammed worship, 9:30 am every Sunday morning. Click HERE for more information and directions.
News from Nepal and Mitrata
We have two detailed reports about Nepal and the Mitrata school community in Kathmandu. These were received before the May 12 quake.
Jim Sumrall reports on May 5 “I had been waiting to hear definitively about Samun and her sister Yesoda; I'm happy to say that they and their family are reported safe… It took several days, but Nanda Kulu, the founder and director of the Mitrata Children's Home in Kathmandu, reports that she and all of the children in the Home and the children sponsored by the Home in schools around Kathmandu, are safe. [Read more]
A second report came on May 9 from Steve Mannshardt, Executive Director of WorldWide Education partnerships for Nepal (WWEP) the organization that Jim Sumrall works with to deliver financial support. Steve writes from Dehli where he has been working for almost two weeks to locate people and coordinate relief work, “It has now been two weeks since the recent crippling earthquake rocked Nepal’s cities, structures and residents to their core… [Read more]
Contributions to the Mitrata community though WWEP can be made by mailing a check (marked for Mitrata) to: WorldWide Education Partnerships for Nepal, 6114 La Salle Avenue, Suite 319, Oakland, CA 94611
Friends Peace Teams, an organization that our Meeting and IMYM affiliate with, has an ongoing Nepal program through their Asia West Pacific program. They are receiving contributions for emergency relief. Mail a check to Friends Peace Teams, 1001 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104
Don't forget to register for the Annual Gathering
in June at Ghost Ranch. Registrations are still open with a $25 late fee requested.. For more information, visit http://imym.org/2015annualgathering
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