Access here the E news that reports on the section gathering - held on line 24th/25th July 2021
The latest E newsletter is now out. This newsletter introduces the new AWPS Secretary Adrian Glamorgan and also gives details of the Section on line gathering to be held on July 24th and 25th. Adrian and Ronis are having a 2 month handover time. Ronis is still the Secretary for the month of July and [...]
Exploring the Writings of Early Quaker Women Monday 19th July to Sunday 26th September Tutor: Stuart Masters Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre and FWCC Asia-West Pacific Section working in partnership One of the most striking features of the early Quaker movement was the active contribution of women as writers and preachers within what was a rigidly [...]
Dear Friends in Asia West Pacific Region and in other parts of the world. When a Friend asked me to write to tell you about New Zealand’s recent Yearly Meeting, I quickly agreed. Now I find myself apprehensive, knowing that many of you face difficult situations, whereas 88 of us here in New Zealand have [...]
Provided by Gerry Yokota 1. Meeting for Worship 1.1 Do you come to Meeting for Worship with heart and mind prepared? 1.2 Do you wait for divine leading in worship? 1.3 Do you feel united with others by the power of God in the silence? 1.4 Is Meeting for Worship a source of inspiration [...]
Jo Vallentine – Australia Yearly Meeting FWCC Quaker Conversation #6 November 28, 2020 What Is Mine To Do?
Jo Vallentine and Gerry Yokota both spoke at the Webinar organised by the FWCC World Office in November 2020. This is the text of Jo’s presentation. Perth Western Australia (FWCC Asia West Pacific Section) Greetings to everyone, wherever you are! Firstly, I want to acknowledge that I’m on Whadjuk-Noongar land in the south–west of Western [...]
What Is Mine To Do? One Quaker’s Journey in Japan Gerry Yokota Osaka Monthly Meeting, Japan Yearly Meeting (FWCC Asia West Pacific Section) for FWCC Quaker Conversation #6 November 28, 202 I am an American Quaker who has been living in Japan permanently since 1992. I am not a birthright Quaker. I only attended [...]
The March E new is available at this link. Enjoy reading and please send articles and photos for publication. Ronis Chapman AWPS Secretary.
To Friends Worldwide, On November 21-22, 2020, the annual gathering of Japan Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends was hosted by Tsuchiura Monthly Meeting. We took as our theme Philippians 1:9-10: "May your love grow ever richer in the power of knowing and discerning, and may you be able to discern what is [...]
Here is the last AWPS Newsletter with reflections on the Christmas Season from a number of AWPS Friends. https://mailchi.mp/ccb1c56c1c8e/christmas-messages-from-friends-around-the-region