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 Sunday, March 29, Adult First Day School will host a discussion on William Penn's "holy experiment" in Quaker governance of the Pennsylvania colony in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.  Andy Miller will lead the discussion.   You may view the Charter of Privileges which contains Quaker principles at: http://www.constitution.org/bcp/penncharpriv.htm.
  First Day School begins at 9:20 a.m. in the Meeting House.  All are welcome.

Posted on 3/27/2015 by Mark Herranen

As a follow-up to the wonderful First Day School presentation on March 22nd regarding LFOM members' participation in healthcare services and reforms, Friends may wish to consider current opportunities to volunteer. Here are links to volunteering information for Healthcare for the Homeless Houston: https://www.harrishealth.org/en/ways-to-give/volunteers/pages/volunteer-opportunities.aspx and for Harris Health (formerly Harris County Hospital District): https://www.harrishealth.org/en/ways-to-give/volunteers/pages/volunteer-opportunities.aspx.
 

Posted on 3/26/2015 by Cathy Guttentag

Dr. Jim Garson will lead a discussion on game theory, which is the study of strategic decision making.
 

Posted on 3/23/2015 by Kimberly Nelson

Sunday, March 22, Adult First Day School will host three long-time LOFM members discussing how they and LOFM performed service work to address social issues in Houston.  Polly Clark will inform us about what our Meeting did to address racial inequality before school desegregation, and our Meeting's response to the Vietnam war.  Dave Buck, Marsha and Warren Hollemon will talk about providing health care to those in need.  And Marsha and Warren will describe their experience living in a largely African-American neighborhood in Houston.
9:20 a.m.--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.   

Posted on 3/18/2015 by Mark Herranen

 Sunday, March 15, Adult First Day School will host a discussion of George Fox' philosphy led by Rich Corl.  9:20 a.m.--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.

Posted on 3/13/2015 by Mark Herranen

How do we approach the study of the holy writings of Christianity? How do we best use these scriptures today?
 

Posted on 3/5/2015 by Kimberly Nelson

 Sunday, March 8, Adult First Day School will host a discussion on the New Underground Railroad, which is a project by the Olympia, Washington Friends Meeting to help LGBT individuals and their families escape from Uganda.  That country passed legislation that outlaws a homosexual orientation and states it can be punishable by death.  Patrick Brooks will lead the discussion.
   9:20 a.m.--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.  

Posted on 3/2/2015 by Mark Herranen

Sunday, March 1, Adult First Day School will host the Seekers Gathering. This is an opportunity for anyone to bring a question about our Quaker faith and practice, and those in attendance may share their experience or knowledge related to the question. At times the facilitator may bring a quote from Quaker literature for us to consider and discuss as it relates to our faith and practice.
9:20 a.m.--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House. All are welcome.

Posted on 2/24/2015 by Mark Herranen

How do we motivate ourselves and others?
 

Posted on 2/19/2015 by Kimberly Nelson

 Sunday, Feb. 22, Adult First Day School will host a discussion of ideas in the book "Silence: A Christian History" by Diarmaid MacCulloch.  The book covers historical usages of silence, including the contemplative tradition as well as repression.  Andy Miller will lead the discussion.
  9:20--10:20 a.m. in The Meeting House.  All are welcome.

Posted on 2/18/2015 by Mark Herranen