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Monthly Meeting April 2022

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business April 10, 2022 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting March 2022

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business March 13, 2022 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting February 2022

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business February 13, 2022 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting January 2022

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business January 9, 2022 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting December 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business December 12, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all reports provided during this Meeting have been distributed on the listserv and/or are available from the Clerk or […]

The Amazing New York Climate Bill

Letter from Earthcare The spirit is leading the many thoughtful people in New York through the difficulties of shaping one of the most progressive policies in the union in regards to climate change.  We in Ithaca Monthly Meeting, who advocate stewardship and respect for the Earth, can only be very excited and encouraged by the […]

Monthly Meeting November 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business November 21, 2021 Clerk: Gina Varrichio Recording Clerks: Marin Clarkberg, Blair Jennings (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Copies of all written reports are on file with and available from the Clerk or […]

Monthly Meeting October 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business 2021.10.1 Opening Worship Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends met on-line, using Zoom remote conferencing service, for Monthly Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business on October 10, 2021. At 12:40pm, sixteen Friends settled into worship. Gina […]

Monthly Meeting September 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to BusinessSeptember 12, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) 2021.9.1 Opening […]

Monthly Meeting August 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business August 8, 2021 Clerk: Gina Varrichio Recording Clerks: Marin Clarkberg, Blair Jennings (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Copies of all written reports are on file with and available from the Clerk or […]

Supporting Federal Recognition for the Traditional Gayogoho:no Community

At IMM’s Peace and Social Justice Committee meeting on Sunday, August 15, we discussed a recent article from the Finger Lakes Times about Gayogoho:no (Cayuga*) people again living on their traditional lands around Cayuga Lake, and their interactions with the Seneca County Board of Supervisors (link below). We are deeply concerned about violence instigated by […]

Monthly Meeting July 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business July 11, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Project Abundance

The Project Abundance garden is growing beautifully! When Steve and I recently stopped by to check on it, he took these photos.  In Friendship, Amala

Monthly Meeting April 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business April 11, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording […]

Project Abundance Germinates

If you’ve attended Meeting for Worship in person at our Third Street Meetinghouse, or just been past there recently you probably noticed several raised garden beds installed on the tree lawn and along the fence. What you’re seeing is the beginning of Project Abundance. Thanks in part to a mini-grant from Sustainable Tompkins, Ithaca Monthly […]

Monthly Meeting March 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business March 14, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting February 2020

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business February 14, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

Monthly Meeting January 2021

Ithaca Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of FriendsMeeting for Worship with Attention to Business January 10, 2021 (The @ signifies that the minute has been read and approved during Meeting. Please note that copies of all annual reports provided during this Meeting are on file with and available from the Clerk or Recording Clerk.) […]

UN: Nuclear Weapons Illegal as well as Immoral

— Garry Thomas At his sentencing on October 15, in Federal Court in Brunswick, Georgia, Kings Bay Plowshares activist Patrick O’Neill told Judge Lisa Godbey Wood: “This court, by its refusal to consider the lawlessness of weapons of mass destruction, is essentially declaring the end of the world to be acceptable.” Just days later, on […]

Friends Center for Racial Justice in 2020

Elizabeth Schneider I asked Angela to sit down with me and share what the Friends Center for Racial Justice (FCRJ) has been doing this year, so it could be shared with our Meeting.  I wanted to do this because I observe that Angela does not compartmentalize the work of FCRJ and racial justice.  That work […]