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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. Learn more using the Worship with Us tab above.
Report on the Fundraising Dinner for Mitrata Children’s Home located in Kathmandu, Nepal
Forty seven Durangoans gathered for a delicious Himalayan Kitchen buffet and warm fellowship around Jim Sumrall’s telling us of the Mitrata Children’s Home in Kathmandu. Jim reports that almost $3,000 was raised. Thirteen Durango Friends participated.
Jim is still accepting contributions. If you missed the dinner, but would still like to help, call Jim (970) 749-7525, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Click HERE for the Mitrata Home website.
Job Descriptions are posted HERE
as they are received from officers, committees and others, for consideration at the February Monthly Meeting. (Login required)
From the Compassionate Listening Workshop
To listen is very hard, because it asks of us so much interior stability that we no longer need to prove ourselves by speeches, arguments, statements, or declarations. True listeners no longer have an inner need to make their presence known. They are free to receive, to welcome, to accept. Henri Nouwen
Some photos from Tracy Davis's ESR Pilgrimage to India
Tracy has just returned from leading a group of 14 ESR and Bethany seminarians on a pilgrimage to India. Click HERE to see some photos.
Members and attenders may also read Tracy's Nov. 2014 letter and paper on Mystics and Social Change. Log in and a new tab with Tracy's name on it will appear.
Don't Forget to Take a Turn at Greeting Friends on Sunday Morning
Open the meetinghouse, ready the coffee and tea, and greet people as they arrive, especially visitors and others who may not have been to Meeting for a great while.
The work is easy: arrive at 9 or soon after, unlock, check the meeting room for readiness, fill the tea and coffee makers with water, add some ground coffee from the refrigerator, and get them ready to turn on just before you go into meeting. Be near front door as people arrive to greet old-timers and any newcomers. Offer newcomers a brief explanation of what to expect and one of the information packets on the counter near the guest book (tied in ribbon). Introduce them to others, etc. Invite (but don’t push) them to sign the guest book.
These instructions are posted in the foyer, but listed here to demonstrate what easy work it is.
There is a signup list in the foyer, or email Jim Mills (email@example.com).