Pittsburgh Friends Meeting March queries on Stewardship

Queries for March on Stewardship
• Do we revere life and the splendor of the universe and act a stewards of God’s continuing creation?
• What are we doing to conserve natural resources and use them wisely?
• Are we sensitive to the effect of our actions on future generations? How can we best preserve an environment in which diverse species can flourish?
• Are we exercising stewardship of our financial resources so that we can share with others?
• Are we taking good care of Meeting property for ourselves and those who will come after us? How do we use Meeting property to witness to our testimonies?

Pittsburgh Friends Meeting Library

Stories & Scones Book Club, Sunday, March 30, 12 PM:

Topic: How Quakerism Began. We encourage attenders to be familiar with one book on this subject. Suggestions include Friends for 350 Years by Howard H. Brinton; Letters to a Fellow Seeker by Steve Chase; The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction by Pink Dandelion; Truth of the Heart: An Anthology of George Fox by Rex Ambler; and The Quiet Rebels: The Story of the Quakers in America by Margaret Hope Bacon. Child care will be provided.

Pittsburgh Friends Meeting supports RSWR

RSWR Board to Meet in Pittsburgh
Thursday–Saturday, April 24‐27, 2014
On Thursday through Sunday, April 24‐27, the Board of Right Sharing of World Resources meets in Pittsburgh, concluding with a public presentation after hospitality on April 27. Volunteers to help serve meals and offer home hospitality are urgently needed. Please let Rosemary Coffey, Recording Clerk of RSWR, know when and how you can assist.
Thank you in advance for your support!
submitted by Rosemary Coffey

This Sunday at Pittsburgh Friends Meeting

SUNDAY at 12:15: Peace and Social Concerns Here is your chance to vote with your body (and your values)! Come join us as we select Friends Council on National Legislation (FCNL) priorities. This will be an interactive hour! Meeting Room. Childcare provided.

Pittsburgh Friends Meeting

March 23, 2014, 4th Sunday, Meeting for Worship, Sherwood Oaks. Info: Rusty Sweitzer Sherwood Oaks, Cranberry Township 10:30 ‐ 11:30 am

This Weekend at Pittsburgh Friends Meeting

Quaker Voluntary Service: Quaker start-up organization is developing local programs in Philadelphia, Atlanta and Portland, Oregon. Applications due March 15. Young adults 21-35. info.

First Day School: Fun & Games Night on Saturday, March 15. A potluck dinner from 5-6 will be followed by board games from 6-9 PM. Bring your favorite game or just come and play. Students 14 and under must have adult supervision.

Pittsburgh Savoyards: Eric Starbuck appears in the chorus for the Pittsburgh premiere of Utopia Ltd, an opera by Gilbert & Sullivan www.pittsburghsavoyards.org. Eric has advance, discounted tickets and hopes to see some of you on his birthday, March 15, at the 8 PM show or at another performance. Show runs March 7 – 16.

Adult Education—Celebrating our Community: From our infants to our elders, the members and attenders of Pittsburgh Monthly Meeting minister to and care for one another. Please join us March 16, 12:15 as we share stories about our experiences within PMM’s multi-generational community and the ways in which it supports us and adds richness to our lives. Child care will be provided—and we encourage those of all ages to join with us in this circle of sharing. Please contact Anthony Flynn or Mary Parish with questions.

Pittsburgh Friends Meeting supports Lake Erie Yearly Meeting and Quaker Voluntary Service

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting: Call for Workshop Proposals: Due March 15. Yearly Meeting, July 26-29 at Bluffton University. Back by popular demand, we will have 2 days of workshop presentations. The theme this year is: “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.” Workshops related to peace and social concerns are particularly welcomed. Please send a brief description of the workshop you would like to present to the Program Committee in care of Valerie Vogel, by March 15. A brief biography of the presenter is also helpful.

Quaker Voluntary Service: Quaker start-up organization is developing local programs in Philadelphia, Atlanta and Portland, Oregon. Applications due March 15. Young adults 21-35. info.