Category Archives: Peace and Social Concerns

Talking Points from New England Yearly Meeting Sessions 2018

Please share the news and joy from NEYM Sessions 2018 with Friends at home. Consider posting these talking points and making a report to your local meeting for business. The theme for this year’s Annual Sessions was In Fear and … Continue reading

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Kakamega Orphans Care Centre Pot Luck Dinner, November 5, 2018, 6:00p.m.

You are invited to a pot-luck dinner to join Pastor Ida, Administrator of the Kakamega Orphans Care Centre on Monday, November 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the meetinghouse. After the meal, Ida will bring us up to date with changes happening with the … Continue reading

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2018 Epistle of New England Yearly Meeting

Sep 21, 2018 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for … Continue reading

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“Dawnland,” October 4 at Curtis Memorial Library

By Linda Muller Peace and Social Concerns Committee wants all of Meeting to know that “Dawnland” a new film from an excellent group – Maine Wabanaki-REACH – will be shown at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick on Thursday, October 4 … Continue reading

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Tedford Meal Teams Looking for New Members

By Angie Reed As many of you know, members of Woman’s Society, along with our community and Meeting friends, provide a homemade meal for the Tedford Shelter in Brunswick the first Monday of every month. This is an adult homeless … Continue reading

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Peace and Social Concerns – March 25 – Request for Meeting Direction

Sunday, March 25: Join a special Called Meeting to Consider Peace and Social Concerns Committee’s Request for Meeting Direction By Linda Muller, for P&SC Peace and Social Concerns Committee is bringing the booklet “The World We Seek” created by Friends Committee … Continue reading

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Harvest Dinner for LACO

Don Goodrich, left, oversees the pig roast at the Sept. 28 Harvest Dinner to benefit the Lisbon Area Christian Outreach’s Food Pantry. Right, Linda Muller tries out the gymnastic wheel that provided a fun diversion for young and old alike … Continue reading

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LACO Benefit Dinner May 19

By Margaret Wentworth Holy Trinity Parish of Lisbon Falls is holding a spaghetti / lasagna dinner to benefit the Food Pantry run by Lisbon Area Christian Outreach. It will be held Saturday, May 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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From our Pastor

The Transition Movement The last weekend in February 2012, Steve Chase and his partner, Katy Locke, brought to Durham Meeting a daylong seminar on gathering Transition Communities. Steve Chase was the Plenary Speaker at New England Yearly Meeting sessions in … Continue reading

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A Harvest Dinner & Pies

Durham Friends Meeting invites you to a Blinker Light Block Party 532 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Durham A benefit for LACO Food Pantry in Lisbon 5:30 Saturday, October 1st Donations ($5 – $10 requested) Come and meet your neighbors. Volley ball … Continue reading

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Durham Meeting Hosting LACO Benefit Dinner

From Durham’s LACO Team Durham Monthly Meeting is hosting a Pork Roast and Strawberry Shortcake Dinner to benefit the Food Pantry of Lisbon Area Christian Outreach (LACO). to be held on Saturday, June 25 at 5:30 pm at the meetinghouse.  … Continue reading

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Support LACO: Eat Pasta

On Saturday, May 21st Lisbon Area Christian Outreach (LACO) is holding a fund raising dinner at Holy Trinity Parish, 67 Frost Hill Avenue, Lisbon Falls.  From 5 – 7 they will be serving an “All You Can Eat” spaghetti and … Continue reading

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Fill the LACO box for April

Sukie Rice People asking Lisbon Area Christian Outreach (LACO) asking Food Pantry for help has doubled this year. At the same time, sources of food donations are harder to find.  Durham Meeting’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee is taking on … Continue reading

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