News & Announcements

CT Students for the Dream organized this rally on November 10, in front of the New Haven church that is providing sanctuary to Marcos Reyes.  Friends National Committee on Legislation have issued this minute about the importance of the Dream Act:

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Michael Anderson has collected stories of "thin places" from Quakers in our Meeting (including his own story!).  Read the latest posting at https://newhavenfriends.wordpress.com/

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A Circle Turning Outward

Fostering the web of vital Friends meetings across our region is about connecting the countless circles of Light of which each of us as Friends is a part, and helping that Light be more fully expressed in the world.  In this issue:

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QuakerBooks Transition
In order to better serve our loyal QuakerBooks customers and meet our core goals of:
  • Continuing to strengthen the Religious Society of Friends by providing key resources 
  • Fulfilling on-line/phone order sales for Friends and spiritual seekers
  • Providing a distribution outlet for Quaker Press of FGC publications
  • Ordering books of interest to our primary audiences
  • Working to provide consignments to yearly meeting sessions and other events
  • Running a vital Gathering store
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The Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) is pleased to convene three online Conversation Circles on Quakers and the Bible. Many meetings are looking for new ways to overcome blocks or phobias that members may hold towards the Bible.

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Free Workshop on Saturday, October 28.  What role can social media (website, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) play in building our beloved faith community?  Do the choices confuse you?  Do you want specific recommendations for your Meeting or committee?  You do not have to be a 'computer geek' to attend!

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