Spring Gathering Schedule

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Time Event
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
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!
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