East End Cooperative Ministries (EECM): During May, EECM will be re-imagining the engagement of congregations in EECM’s work as they open a new Community House. If you are interested in participating in this process, please contact Eva Mergner, eva.mergner The food of the month is rice.
Lake Erie Yearly Meeting (LEYM): Annual Spring High School Teen Retreat – May 24 -27. LEYM is joining with OVYM and ILYM for another large retreat on the campus of Earlham College, called ‘The Quake that Rocked Earlham College.’ Registration link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGNYRTRfOFctZE81S0U0YXo3NUV0ZVE6MA
Global Solutions: June 6, 6-9 Annual Spring Fundraiser, Center for the Arts at Fifth and Shady. The reception, which will include access to the exhibit titled Fiberart International 2013, will feature appetizers, desserts, drinks, and conversation. The money raised will help support such programs as exposing middle school students to other cultures, preparing college students to compete in the global marketplace, engaging young professionals in human rights and social justice service, and working to broaden the horizons of our local community. Tickets are $25 in advance (from www.bit.ly/GSP-Spring2013) or $30 at the door. See Rosemary Coffey if you have any questions.
AFSC Pittsburgh: June 22, 10:30 – 2:30, East Liberty Presbyterian Church. Prolonged Solitary Confinement: A Form of Torture. The event will feature Robert King, one of the Angola Three, who was incarcerated in isolation for 29 years.
Workdays with Habitat for Humanity, July 24-25, in Delphos, OH. Contact: Nancy Taylor – netaylor