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 Sunday, Oct. 25, Adult First Day School will host the monthly study of Douglas Gwyn's book A Sustainable Life (paper or electronic book can be ordered from Quaker Books, or Leada Dietz may have a copy you can purchase).  This Sunday we will discuss Chapter 1.  Leada Dietz will lead the study.
9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.
 
 

Posted on 10/20/2015 by Mark Herranen

 Sunday, Oct. 18, Adult First Day School will host Fran Watson, Faith Organizer for Houston Unites.  She will present on how we can talk to others about the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which is on the ballot as Proposition 1 in the November general election.  (More information on Fran is available on the Bulletin Board of this website).
9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.

Posted on 10/11/2015 by Mark Herranen

 Sunday, Oct. 11, Adult First Day School will present a discussion of Quaker humor based on some memes from Quakerprobs.tumblr.com.  Andy Miller and Mark Herranen will lead the discussion.
Join us at 9:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.
 

Posted on 10/10/2015 by Mark Herranen

 September 27 we had a well-attended first session for reading and worship sharing about Douglas Gwyn's book "A Sustainable Life."  It's not too late to join us on Oct. 25, 9:20 a.m. in The Meeting House when we will finish discussing the introduction and begin worship sharing on Chapter 1.  You still may purchase a book from Leada Dietz for $13.00, or you can order an e-book from Quaker Books for $6.50. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Posted on 10/4/2015 by Mark Herranen

 Sunday, Oct. 4, Adult First Day School will host the Seekers Gathering.  This is an opportunity for anyone in attendance to ask a question about Friends' faith and practice, or share an experience or thought about the question presented.  This format allows us to learn more about each other's spiritual journies and wisdom acquired along the way.
9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome. 
 
 

Posted on 10/1/2015 by Mark Herranen

 At Miller Outdoor Theater:  As the grand finale to Mahatma Gandhi Week, 1000 Lights for Peace features a multi-cultural, international dance and music show by children. The program starts with a 5K Walk for Peace In collaboration with more than 75 organizations, Mahatma Gandhi Week (MG Week) is celebrated each year around October 2nd, his birthday. The week is actually a one month period of activities including essay, speech, poster, and debate contests, field trips, storytelling, and other activities with the simple aim of involving youth in understanding the work of Mahatma Gandhi. 
Assemble at Jones Plaza 5:45 PM; Walk starts at 6:00 sharp.  After returning to Jones Plaza, awards ceremony and international festival of music and dance begins at 7 PM and will run till about 9 PM. Please register at the Mahatma Gandhi website or arrive early at the registration desk on Jones Plaza (from 3:30 on).
 

Posted on 9/30/2015 by Kimberly Nelson

 Sunday, Sept. 27 Adult First Day School will begin a monthly study of Douglas Gwyn's book "A Sustainable Life."  If you ordered a book you can pick it up Sunday from Leada Dietz, who ordered the books.  Please reimburse Leada for your book ($14).
Gwyn is a well-known contemporary Quaker author.  "A Sustainable Life" is about integrating our faith and practice into a sustainable life on earth.  For more information see https://www.quakerbooks.org/book/sustainable-life.
9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome to attend.

Posted on 9/23/2015 by Mark Herranen

 Sunday, Sept. 13, Adult First Day School will host the Seekers gathering.  This is an opportunity for anyone in attendance to ask a question about Quaker faith and practice, and to share an experience or thought on the question presented.  This format allows us to learn more about each other's spiritual journies and wisdom acquired along the way.
9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.
 
 
 
 
 

Posted on 9/12/2015 by Mark Herranen

There were will be a special presentation and craft sale on Wed, Sept 9, 7:00 pm, in the Meetinghouse: Listening and Working with Nicaragua's Poor.  Speaker Sarah Junkin Woodard comes to us from the Center for Development in Central America, which has worked for economic development in Nicaragua for more than two decades.  There will also be a presentation of native crafts with sales benefitting this non-profit organization. The CDCA helps communities become self-sufficient, sustainable, democratic entities.  Come walk with the poor.

Posted on 9/2/2015 by Kimberly Nelson

 To order the book A Sustainable Life for the monthly worship sharing (see previous announcement dated 08-30-15), contact Leada Dietz at leadadietz@epix.net.
For more information on the book and the author, see https://www.quakerbooks.org/book/sustainable-life.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Posted on 8/31/2015 by Mark Herranen