South Central Yearly Meeting is a gathering of Friends (Quaker) Meetings and Worship Groups in the South Central Region of the United States. This site provides information about these communities and makes resources available to our members, such as the document library and member directory.
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An important message from Amelia Kegan, Legislative Director for Domestic Policy, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) via Gail Fletcher.
This article appeared in the March 29, 2016, FWCC Section of the Americas newsletter.
Five young people from SCYM are in Washington D.C. this weekend for FCNL Spring Lobby Weekend!
Pendle Hill's Radical Faithfulness Program Application Deadline Is March 15. More information below about this unusual interfaith program in spirituality, grassroots organizing, and nonviolent action--which includes four on-campus intensives; weekly readings and online discussions; occasional webinars and online films; and a fieldwork project of each participant's design supported by program faculty and other participants. http://www.pendlehill.org/learn/radicalfaithfulness/#.VuDino-cHIW
This is an effort to encourage you to become a political activist. In the U.S. Senate, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 (S. 2123) is a bipartisan effort to address dangerous overcrowding in federal prisons.
Friends, your yearly meeting offers funds and other support to individuals for sharing our gifts and deepening our spirits. Read below to see four opportunities for support.
Friends gathered at Greene Family Camp November 20-22, 2015, to plan the upcoming annual sessions of South Central Yearly Meeting scheduled for March 24-27, 2016. For the first time, Friends gathered there compiled an Epistle summarizing events of the weekend for the wider Friendship of the Yearly Meeting. (Many thanks to Val Liveoak for the original idea as well as investing her time and talents in accomplishing this work!).
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