North Pacific Yearly Meeting
Annual Session 2019
July 17-21, 2019
Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon
We welcomed Jay O’Hara as our Friend in Residence. Jay O’Hara is a member of Sandwich Monthly Meeting on Cape Cod, and is a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center. A visionary climate activist, Jay works to deepen the spiritual underpinnings of powerful action in the world.
The gathering this year had a dual focus. We approved a minute on uprooting systemic racism. This minute has been revised and refined over the past two years, and represents a step forward in our corporate and individual understandings and desire to overcome racism as it presents itself in our country and within the Society of Friends.
Peace and Social Concerns
Peace and Social Concerns committee would love to hear what you, your community, and your meeting are doing to further the good work in the world. Please contact Sea (firstname.lastname@example.org) to share what is happening, so we can share resources and inspiration.
Sub-committee on Uprooting Racism
The attached documents support the committee's report, and the seasoning of that report, and a propoosed minute prepared for the 2019 Annual Session. Based upon the proposed minute and background work of the committee the following minute was approved at the 2019 session: