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World Quaker Day - Potluck & Film

on Thu, 09/24/2015 - 21:35

Sunday October 4th the Quakers of Orlando are celebrating World Quaker Day by having a potluck dinner followed by a film. The potluck dinner will begin after rise of meeting around 11:30 am. Following the potluck interested Friends will travel to the Winter Park Library to watch the film Inside Peace / Just Breathe at 1:30 pm. Friends attending the film are encoraged to buy their tickets in advance through the Peace Film Festival web site, http://peacefilmfest.org/2015-festival.html. Tickets are $8 and the film is expected to sell out.

Quaker Peace Day Garage Sale - September 19th

on Mon, 08/31/2015 - 20:07

Saturday September 19th the Quakers of Orlando are having a Yard Sale to celebrate Peace Day and bring awareness of Quaker peace efforts. The Yard sale is open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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Jenny Wilson Trio Concert

on Mon, 02/09/2015 - 19:38

The Quakers of Orlando are hosting a Valentine's Jazz Concert with the Jenny Wilson Trio on February 14th, 2015. The concert starts at 7:30 pm and will feature love songs, jazz favorites and original compositions. Light refreshments will be served. Donations for musicians are greatly appreciated.

Documentary "Food Chains,” Friday, 11/21

on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:20

Join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for the premiere of the feature length documentary "Food Chains,” Friday, 11/21 at the AMC in Downtown Disney! The film, co-produced by Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser (producer of Food, Inc. and author of Fast Food Nation) and narrated by Forest Whitaker, features the CIW’s Campaign for Fair Food as the long-sought solution to the exploitation and abuse of farmworkers in the US.

Notice of Special Corporate Meeting

on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:19

Below is a link to the notice for a special meeting of the Incorporate Trustees.   The bylaws of the corporation require this notice  to members 10 days in advance of the meeting which will be held August 24, 2014.   The bylaws state that "all members in good standing" are also members of the corporation.

Notice of Special Corporate Meeting

The meeting will be held in the manner of a Friends Meeting for Business.

Friday Night Friends - Update

on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 23:09

An invitation to gather as a beloved community, deepen our Quaker spiritual practice and enjoy fellowship with Friends.

3rd Friday Each Month 6:00pm at Orlando Quaker Meetinghouse (8/15, 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19)

The ABCs of Public Banking - May 1st, 2014 7:00 - 9:00 PM

on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:03

May 1, 2014, you are cordially invited to a public presentation of"The ABCs of Public Banking" from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House, 316 East Marks St. Orlando, FL 32803 (directly across the street Lake Highland Prep School)

Public banking is banking in the public interest. It is not a retail bank. It is owned by the citizens of the county, city or state. It is an incredibly important innovation in public policy. Public banking is all about making money less scarce by funding the things our community values.

Jenny Wilson Jazz Trio

on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 13:12

The Quakers of Orlando invite all to a concert with The Jenny Wilson Jazz Trio.

Date & Time: Saturday, Feb 15th • 7pm

Admission: Free (Donations appreciated)

2014 Michener Lecture & Seminars

on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 05:01

The SEYM Michener Lecture & Seminars will be held on January 19, 2014 at the Orlando Friends Meetinghouse, 316 E. Marks St., Orlando, FL 32803.

MEETING WITH FOCUS ORGANIZER AND LEADERS

on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 15:08

 

This Thursday, September 19, at 7:00 P.M., at our Meeting House,  a representative from FOCUS (Federation of Congregations United to Serve) and a couple of  leaders from its member congregations will be presenting the FOCUS model of organizing and sharing with us the issues and concerns they are currently actively engaging. The meeting should not take more than an hour, with the opportunity for Friends to ask questions regarding the FOCUS process and what would be required of our congregation to join.
 
The Peace & Social Concerns Committee held a preliminary meeting with the FOCUS
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