Welcome to Durango Friends Meeting
Site Content Updated June 28, 2015
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What Came Back to Durango from Intermountain Yearly Meeting? A report on the 2015 Annual Gathering
Seventeen Durango Friends joined more than 300 other IMYM Friends the week of June 7-14 at Ghost Ranch for Quaker worship, study, business and fellowship. Under the theme of “Discernment: Where Does the Light Lead Us Now?" with experienced Santa Cruz (CA) Friend Diego Navarro, Friends provided many examples of being led by Spirit in areas of social concern, including immigrant detention, environment, youth programs, Quaker Indian schools, economic injustice and influence peddling, to name just a few.
Several Durango Friends met a few days later to reflect on what we each harvested from the gathering to nurture the spirit, strengthen our Quaker understandings, and help further the Quaker work of our Meeting...[Read More]
An FCNL report from the April NMRM
Gathering in El Paso
In her FCNL Blog Ruth Flower, who heads up the lobbying staff at FCNL describes Compassion and Common Sense in El Paso, her report of what she learned during the NMRM gathering in El Paso April 17-18. Ruth was a panelist in the Saturday morning panel on immigration and border issues.
In this report, Ruth writes “Where the rest of the country seems to see terrorists and drug runners, the people of El Paso see migrants and refugees, women and children, and families that need to be together.”
She describes her visits to shelters offering “deep hospitality” to hundreds of children and families of jailed detainees... [Read More]
Report from Project Equal Chance
For five years, Durango Friends have supported Project Equal Chance (PEC), the Meeting’s allocation dedicated to assisting local low-income first generation students make the transition into their college work. Wendy Alsbrook-Javier, Director of the FLC Talent Search program, and of course Durango Friend, shared her record of PEC activity over the five years.
Wendy writes “ …Meeting has helped 25 high school students earn 197.5 college and vocational credits .. [Read More]
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