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January 31, 2016 - Quakers on the Web Formerly the Quaker Links tab, Quakers on the Web now has a tablet-friendly layout with links to Quaker publications & information, Quaker outreach organizations, larger Quaker communities and Quaker conference & retreat centers.
Meet IMYM 2016 Keynote Speaker Callid Keefe-Perry
Currently of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, MA., Callid’s life experience and ministry have provided rich seasoning on the topic of leadings—nurturing his own under the care of his monthly meeting and caring for the leadings of other Friends in the care of monthly meetings he attends.
The 2016 annual gathering of the Intermountain Yearly Meeting will take place at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico June 5th - June 12th. This year's theme is Nurturing Spiritual Gifts and Ministry in Our Meetings. Registration information and materials will be posted when available.
#Pivot 2 Peace - 2015 Friends Committee on National Legislation Annual Meeting
In November more than 400 Quakers and like-minded activists met in Washington D.C. for FCNL's annual meeting. For a first-hand account of the proceedings, read New Mexico Regional Meeting FCNL representative Tom Vaughn's report...
Mountain Friends Camp November Update
2016 Dates We are happy to be returning to the Santa Fe Tree House Camp this summer. Registration will open online in mid-January, so look for an email announcement and please help us spread the word to new campers and staff!
June 27-July 1: Staff Week July 2-16: Session 1 July 17-23: Session 2 July 24-27: Family Camp
For additional recent news from MFC read Thanksgiving News from Mountain Friends Camp (Link leaves DurangoQuakers.org)
Durango Friend's Poetry Published in Western Friend's Online Edition
Two poems by DFM's Ross Worley have been published in the online edition of Western Friend. The first verse of each appear below.
Visit Western Friend for the complete texts.
A crisp September morning, a solo hike
The Colorado Trail, four miles to Gudy’s Rest* and back felt right.
I started out, sandwich in the pack, early
Ninety seven is a ripe old age.
Not ready yet to turn the page,
The body shakes and needs to rest,
But the mind's not set to disengage