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Saturday, April 16 2:30 - 4:30 pm - The World We Seek: Now is the Time: Friends Committee on National Legislation will hold a regional meeting in support of the FCNL Capital Campaign The world we seek: we can live it. Now is the Time, to share the vision and enthusiasm for the future of FCNL's work for peace, justice, and a sustainable planet. There will also be time for a question and answer session. This will be held at the Lussier Center; 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison,Wisconsin. Refreshments will be served. Diane Randall, executive Secretary of FCNL will be speaking.


Northern Yearly Meeting 2016 Annual Session is May 27-30 at the Lion's Camp in Rosholt, WI. The brochure and Registration materials, including simple foods registration, are available on the NYM website ( You may also find some paper copies in the Meetinghouse library.


At the Feb. 7th MfB, it was suggested that individuals/families who may be seeking financial aid express their preliminary interest to the Finance Committee (FC), as soon as possible. March 1 was a target deadline, but not a final deadline to submit a formal request for financial aid. However, in order to allow enough time for the FC to review requests, please don't hesitate to inquire about aid, even if your plans to attend NYM and/or FGC Gathering are still uncertain.



Meeting will be changing Sunday Worship and First Day School times beginning February 7, 2016:

Meeting for worship with attention to business will be from 9:45-11:10 on 1st Sundays.


September-October: Quaker Want Ads Sponsored by Nominating Committee: During this period there will be opportunities to learn more about the committees and our Meeting's related concerns that keep our Meeting functioning, enhance our community, and try to help make the world a better place. Please look for information in the library during this time and use the sign up sheets to sign up to serve on a committee of your choice. If you are already serving on a committee please indicate on the sign up sheets whether or not you wish to continue serving on a committee.


First Day Gathering Brunch every week from 9:45-11:00. *NOTE NEW FIRST DAY TIMES*

Wed May 4, 7-8:30 pm: Quaker Book Discussion:  "Practice of the Presence of God" by Brother Lawrence. 


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