Eugene Friends Meeting

Eugene Friends Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends ("Quakers")

Eugene Friends Meeting News

EFM Calendar for May 2020:

ALL face-to-face events are cancelled until further notice, because of the Covid-19 Virus

Please join a Eugene Friends Meeting online Meeting for Worship: God is in all of us wherever we are, and dispersed meeting allows us to worship together without risk of spreading illness. Simply use a computer with internet access or a phone. You are encouraged to arrive at least 5 min early to make sure you can log on successfully, and mute your microphone until you wish to speak to eliminate background noise. 

Sunday Schedule:

  • 9 a.m. – Meeting for Worship via zoom, with Afterword 
  • 10:15 – Singing via zoom
  • 11 a.m. Meeting for Worship via zoom, (with children and youth breakout rooms)

Tuesdays: Mid-week worship via zoom, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

New links! These will work for all Sunday and Tuesday worships, and gatherings all day long. Computer login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83758861519 Meeting ID: 837 5886 1519. Phone login: 1 (669) 900-6833, then enter Meeting ID.

EFM Calendar for June 2020:

  • 7 – First Sunday Potluck via zoom, 12:30 p.m.
  • 7 – Letter-writing via zoom
  • 11 – Grounds Work Party, 9 a.m. – noon
  • 14 – Worship Sharing via zoom, 12:45 p.m.
  • 17 – Ethical Will workshop via zoom, 7-8 p.m.
  • 28 – Meeting for Business via zoom, 12:45 p.m.

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Eugene Friends Meeting Events and Opportunities

Meeting for Eating and Monthly Birthday Party- Join us Sunday, June 7, at noon for a shared zoom lunch. We will sing to everyone with a June birthday.

Letter Writing event: Sunday, June 7, at rise of 11 o’clock worship, via zoom. Suggested topics from AFSC and FCNL will be attached to next week’s bulletin. Peace & Justice committee.

Midweek Evening Worship has been expanded to EVERY Tuesday, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., via zoom. Come join us. Use the same links as for Sunday Worship. Worship-Ministry-Nurture Committee

Ethical Wills: What is your legacy? Have you heard of ethical wills? Join this Adult Religious Education workshop (through Zoom) on Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., to learn how to make your own. Some refer to ethical wills as a love letter to your family, friends, or community. It can include your values, life lessons, loves, hopes, dreams, and forgiveness. Join us to explore this practice. We will refer to Andrew Weil’s book, Healthy Aging, to guide us. For more information and to prepare, read http://www.maryannpetersen.com/?p=2380. The zoom link is coming soon.

Meeting for Worship for Business: If your committee has seasoned an agenda item to bring, please email it or call me by Wednesday, June 24, to get on the agenda. Please bring your lunch and come to Meeting for Worship for Business on Sunday, June 28, at 12:45 p.m. Thank you! Cims Gillespie. clerk.Online Worship Discussion – Sunday, May 31, at 12:45 via Zoom

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Upcoming Events

North Pacific Yearly Meeting Virtual Annual Session: We are now on-track to hold this year’s Annual Session online. Please visit as.npym.org for further information. Virtual Annual Session will roll out in phases. Registration is open now for the first phase. You can sign up for weekly Worship Groups now or to volunteer in the following ways for all phases: Worship Group leader; Interest Group leader; Tech Support/Zoom Host; Quaker Fair presenter, or to submit ideas for fun activities. Come back to register for the main July part of Virtual Annual Session after June 1st.