Spring Gathering Schedule
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|FRIDAY, MAY 14|
|6:15 - 6:30 pm||Welcome, Land Acknowledgment, and Video/photo montage Celebration of All Living Things!|
|6:30-8:00 pm||Culture & Change: A Framework|
|8:00-9:00 pm||Music Ministry and testimony of Racial Justice and singing with Annie Patterson and Peter Blood|
|9:00 PM||Film: Kiss the Ground|
|SATURDAY, MAY 15|
|8:00-8:15 am||Gather / hot beverage of your choice!|
|8:15-8:40 am||Silent worship|
|8:40-8:55 am||Welcome and Land Acknowledgment|
|9:00 to 10:00 am||Beverly Ward, plenary speaker: Racial Justice/Economic Justice/Environmental Justice
Beverly Ward, Earthcare Field Secretary of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, works in some of the spaces these struggles converge.
|10:15-12:00 am||Panel discussion: members from NY AVP; Prisons Committee; FSRM "Good Trouble" anti-racism group; Earth Care Witness; members from Right Sharing of World Resources; FSRM Healers and more consider these queries:
• How does it feel to live from the Center, where God/Spirit dwells? What do you sense at the Center?
• How do our gifts and skills bring us closer to the loving tender compassionate role of Spirit within each of us?
• In your area of interest, how can we make society just and equitable for everyone?
• What is it that joins us?
|12:30-1:30 pm||Social Lunch/committee meetings|
|2:00 - 5:00 pm||Interest Groups|
|2:00 - 2:45 pm||Peruvian Outreach Project: Returning the Love, Building the Future|
|2:00 - 3:00 pm||Social Media for Meetings: Supporting Informed and Spirit-Led Discernment|
|2:00 - 3:30 pm||Quaker Aspen: Quakers @ Work|
|2:00 - 3:30 pm||Doctrine of Discovery (film and discussion)|
|3:00 - 3:50 pm||Beverly Ward - discussion follow up to morning's plenary|
|3:00 - 4:00 pm||Electric Pressure Cooking: Serving Up Electric Pressure Cooking with a Side of Environmental Justice|
|3:30 - 5:00 pm||Listening Circle to Express Our Grief and Our Hopes|
|4:00 - 5:00 pm||Becoming an antiracist faith community: Where is NYYM at?|
|4:00 - 5:15 pm||Viruses, Vaccines, Science, and the Creation|
|5:30-6:30 pm||Social Supper|
|7:00 - 8:30pm||Talent Show!|
|SUNDAY, MAY 16|
|9:00-11:00 am||Extended Meeting for Worship|
|9:00-10:00 am||Bible Study|
|10:00-11:00 am||Hymn Sing|
|11:00 am - 12:00 pm||Meeting for Worship (joining Friends already in extended Meeting for Worship)|
|12:00-1:00 pm||Social Lunch|
|1:00-3:00 pm||Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business|