Religious Society of Friends: Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas

2021 SCYM Annual Spring Sessions

Loving in the Light: Quaker Response in Times of Crisis, Part II
March 28 to April 4, 2021

THE SESSIONS CONCLUDED YESTERDAY WITH SOCIAL TIME. MANY DID NOT WANT TO PART. BELOW IS THE UPDATED EPISTLE, NOMINATING ROSTER AND OTHER REPORTS. PLEASE JOIN SCYM FRIENDS ALL YEAR FOR FELLOWSHIP AT "SCYM CONNECTIONS".

2021 SCYM EPISTLE
2021 SCYM ROSTER OF FRIENDS UNDER APPOINTMENT (Nominating Committee Roster)
SCYM YOU TUBE CHANNEL PAGE with 2020 and 2021 VIDEOS

 

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Minutes of Fall 2020 Sessions with Attachments

Here is the link to the minutes with attachments from our recent Fall Yearly Meeting Sessions.

Minutes of Fall Sessions

Please review, optimally before we gather for 2020 Representative Meeting.

The website content manager regrets not getting these to you sooner. There are many good reports and action minutes contained in these business meeting minutes. 

Fall Postponed SCYM Yearly Meeting Sessions Go Online and more...

Fall Postponed Yearly Meeting Sessions Go Online: SCYM Friends involved with yearly meeting planning, and clerks and others from the various monthly meetings and worship groups, met online for worship with attention to business on June 9, 2020. After a lengthy discussion they approved the following minute: 

2020 Interim Nominating Roster approved May 16, 2020 by the Clerks

On Saturday May 15, 2020 clerks Gerald Jimmy, Jr., Liz Yeats and Jessica Arjet approved an Interim Nominating Roster of appointments brought forward by the Nominating Committee. We thank the Nominating Committee for their hard work.

The Nominating Committee will be continuing to work to fill vacancies. Please look at the roster, review new and continuing appointments and note there are still significant vacancies on several important committees. If you see places where your gifts and skills might be valued, please contact the nominating committee at nominating@scym.org. 

2020 Keynote - Loving in the Light: Quaker Response in Times of Crisis - Minga Claggett-Borne

Minga Claggett-Borne, Keynote Speaker, SCYM 2020

Here are links to the Keynote video and text. Thanks to Minga Claggett-Borne for her sharing her experience to assist SCYM Friends in discerning how live in the Light in these times challenging times. 

Living in the Light Video 
Living in The Light Keynote Text

The worship sharing after the talk was deep and Spirit filled. Minga asked us to address the querie, "What part of her sharing spoke to you?" Many spoke of the new reality around us as bring both sadness and joy. Some suggested we were learning a new way of being with some challenges but some positive changes in themselves, their communities and the world. There was a spoken