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
FWCC Quaker Conversation in partnership with AWPS What is Mine to do? Sunday 28th November 2020 Did you miss out on FWCC Quaker Conversation Number 6. Gerry Yokota from Japan and Jo Vallentine from Australia spoke beautifully about how being a Quaker is woven in to their everyday life and work and activism as they [...]
The December E News has just been published. Use this link to read current news about Quakers in the Asia West Pacific Region.
About the Quaker Conversation Webinar Series In its role of providing connective tissue, FWCC is offering a series of Quaker Conversation sessions to any Friends who want to listen and learn and contribute to concerns important to Friends, particularly during this time of grief and reflection and, transformation. Session 6 Please join us on November [...]
Here is the link to the latest AWPS E newsletter and includes a link to the video of the World Quaker Day Webinar with staff from the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) Geneva.
World Quaker Day is coming up this coming Sunday 4th October. Join Friends from around the Asia West Pacific Section in a conversation with Jonathan Woolley and Lindsey Fielder Cook from the Quaker United Nations Office. Read about this in the latest newsletter.
Humankind. A Hopeful History Rutger Bregman. Bloomsbury Publishing. London. 2020. p. 463. $ 32-99 ISBN TPB 978-1-4088-9894-9 A review by Reg Naulty, Canberra Quaker Meeting, Australia In this book, Rutger Bregman presents scientific evidence showing that a more realistic and positive view of human nature than is commonly held, is reasonable. For example, many environmentalists see [...]