Nov
28
7:30 PM19:30

Online Meeting for Worship

Buffalo Quakers will be joining together online for a mid-week Meeting for Worship on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:30 pm EDT. The meeting is held using the Zoom platform which allows access via computer, tablet, smart phone (video and audio), or by telephone (audio only).

The meeting begins with a few minutes of greetings and welcoming messages from the Outreach Committee followed by about 30 minutes of worship. Afterwards there will be a time for check in and follow up among the participants.

Connection information is included in our weekly email announcements. If you do not receive these announcements but would like to participate, contact us using the form below by November 26th and we will contact you with our meeting guidelines and the technical details needed to connect.

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Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

Online Meeting for Worship

Buffalo Quakers will be joining together online for a mid-week Meeting for Worship on Wednesday, November 14th at 7:30 pm EDT. The meeting is held using the Zoom platform which allows access via computer, tablet, smart phone (video and audio), or by telephone (audio only).

The meeting begins with a few minutes of greetings and welcoming messages from the Outreach Committee followed by about 30 minutes of worship. Afterwards there will be a time for check in and follow up among the participants.

Connection information is included in our weekly email announcements. If you do not receive these announcements but would like to participate, contact us using the form below by November 12th and we will contact you with our meeting guidelines and the technical details needed to connect.

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Oct
28
4:00 PM16:00

Festival of Faiths

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Festival of Faiths will take place on Sunday, October 28 from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6339 Hamm Road, Lockport, NY. This is an opportunity to learn about your neighbor’s religious tradition. Workshops available: Baha’i, Buddhism, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) Hindu, Judaism, Muslim, Sikh and more. This event is sponsored by the Network of Religious Communities.

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Oct
26
to Oct 27

FSRM Visioning a Future for Our Region

An Invitation to Listen, Talk and Imagine a Vision for the Future of our Quaker Region

Facilitated by Angela Hopkins

Near Dundee, NY (specific sites depend on size of group)

Friday Oct. 26 (4pm on) to Saturday Oct. 27 (4pm)

Overnight accommodation available; option—come for Saturday only.

We seek to intentionally bring people together to talk about our hopes and aspirations and to prepare for the challenges and opportunities facing our Meetings and Worship Groups right now, and into the near future (5 years). If we come together in worship and respectful dialogue, disciplined by active listening to one another, we can begin to put our energy into a vision guiding us forward, rather than expending energy on maintaining an unsustainable status quo.

This is an invitation to step outside the realm of problem-solving around issues of aging and shrinking meetings to spaciousness and openness; to where Spirit is leading. Affirming that we are a people of hope, let’s look to where we see life, and growing edges, and build on our strengths. And let’s also be mindful of who our personal vision might be overlooking. Who shall we invite to our table?

YOU!!!

See flyer for additional info (pdf).

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Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

VOICE Buffalo & BILT Public Meeting

This public meeting is an opportunity to bring the community together and hold our public officials accountable to the needs of the people. This year, VOICE is inviting Governor Cuomo and the Gubernatorial Candidates to publicly commit to moving the Developmental Disabilities State Offices from West Seneca to the city of Buffalo. Buffalo Immigrant Leadership Team (BILT) is inviting Buffalo Public Schools officials, including Dr. Kriner Cash and Dr. Barbara Nevergold, to publicly commit to expanding services for English Language Learner students to raise the ELL graduation rate (currently 26%).

VOICE and BILT need your help: please download and share the event flyer (PDF) and FAQ sheet (PDF) with your personal networks; and please make plans to attend the public meeting. Join your voice with hundreds of others in calling for positive change for those living with disabilities, and Buffalo’s ELL students.


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Oct
24
7:30 PM19:30

Online Meeting for Worship

Buffalo Quakers will be joining together online for a mid-week Meeting for Worship on Wednesday, October 24th at 7:30 pm EDT. The meeting is held using the Zoom platform which allows access via computer, tablet, smart phone (video and audio), or by telephone (audio only).

The meeting begins with a few minutes of greetings and welcoming messages from the Outreach Committee followed by about 30 minutes of worship. Afterwards there will be a time for check in and follow up among the participants.

Connection information is included in our weekly email announcements. If you do not receive these announcements but would like to participate, contact us using the form below by October 22nd and we will contact you with our meeting guidelines and the technical details needed to connect.

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Oct
20
11:30 AM11:30

"Get to Know You" Potluck Picnic

The "Get to Know You" potluck picnic will take place from 11:30AM to 2:30 PM at The Five Loaves Farmhouse located at 1172 West Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14213. Ndanga Ramazani's church, Christ is the Answer International Fellowship, is now a preparative meeting of Buffalo Friends Meeting. This will be our first official get together and we would love to have as many people as possible attend.


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Oct
19
to Oct 20

Young Adult Spiritual Nurture Series: Residential Kick-Off Weekend

  • Quaker Intentional Village (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The “Residential Kick-Off Weekend: Living Faithfully in and as Community” will take place at Quaker Intentional Village-Canaan. This ia an intentional community in upstate New York devoted to living "spirit-focused lives that are simple, sustainable, and joyful." In this weekend-long retreat, we will experience and explore life in this community, and learn about the tools they have used and developed to advance and enrich their lives and experiences as Friends. We will discuss how their principles, and the principles of Friends, can translate into the wider world, and we will hear stories about the power of nonviolent and inclusive decision-making and conflict-resolution. There will be ample opportunities to be in nature, to get our hands dirty, to be in community, and to have FUN!

The Young Adult Spiritual Nurture Series, a six-part series through New York Yearly Meeting designed to bring Young Adult Friends (ages 18-35ish) together to connect, grow, and discover Truth in Faith and community. See this flier (PDF) for more information and how to register for this and other events in the series.

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Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Spiritual Companionship Group dinner/meeting

Outreach Committee invites all members and attenders to the Buffalo Quaker Meeting Spiritual Companionship Group meeting at Mari McNeil (and David Lundy)’s place in Tonawanda from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 15. It will be a potluck dinner, so we ask anyone attending to bring a dish, or drink to share. The intention is for anyone who wants to participate in sharing their spiritual path and reflections each month in a worship sharing type of circle discussion. This Gathering might take 90 minutes or a little longer. We hope to continue this monthly on a Monday evening at a rotated home as a potluck dinner. Come and participate, and learn what your Friends are experiencing in their connections to the Inner Light, as well as offering your own experiences in a supportive group setting. If you plan to attend please RSVP by Sunday, October 14 to Mike Tritto..

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Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

Online Meeting for Worship

Buffalo Quakers will be joining together online for a mid-week Meeting for Worship on Wednesday, October 10th at 7:30 pm EDT. The meeting is held using the Zoom platform which allows access via computer, tablet, smart phone (video and audio), or by telephone (audio only).

The meeting begins with a few minutes of greetings and welcoming messages from the Outreach Committee followed by about 30 minutes of worship. Afterwards there will be a time for check in and follow up among the participants.

Connection information is included in our weekly email announcements. If you do not receive these announcements but would like to participate, contact us using the form below by October 8th and we will contact you with our meeting guidelines and the technical details needed to connect.

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Oct
6
12:00 AM00:00

Annual Fall Retreat

Earth care is an important Quaker testimony. The day is planned for both adults and children to participate. Activities include: tour of a recycling plant; viewing of Comfort Zone, a video on climate change and its effect locally; potluck picnic lunch at a nearby park; discussion and sharing about ways to “walk lightly” on the Earth; meditation in nature; and nature activities.

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Sep
26
7:30 PM19:30

Online Meeting for Worship

Buffalo Quakers will be joining together online for a mid-week Meeting for Worship on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:30 pm EDT. The meeting is held using the Zoom platform which allows access via computer, tablet, smart phone (video and audio), or by telephone (audio only).

The meeting begins with a few minutes of greetings and welcoming messages from the Outreach Committee followed by about 30 minutes of worship. Afterwards there will be a time for check in and follow up among the participants.

Connection information is included in our weekly email announcements. If you do not receive these announcements but would like to participate, contact us using the form below by September 24th and we will contact you with our meeting guidelines and the technical details needed to connect.

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Sep
16
11:30 AM11:30

Potluck/Adult Education

Following meeting for worship on the third Sunday of each month, Buffalo Quakers enjoy a potluck style lunch. All are welcome! For those who are interested, there is also an Adult Education study in the Library. Adult Education participants are welcome to enjoy the potluck meal while they meet.

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