Holding in the Light

During Meeting for Worship, many share joys about changes in their lives, new opportunities, new jobs, new ministries, unexpected blessings. Many also share concerns you may wish to carry on your heart and remember in your prayers.

Those who have lost homes and family members due to forest fires.

Safety for traveling Friends

Milt and Sue, currently in skilled nursing facilities.

A visit from Milt’s grandchildren.

Jon and Krista, preparing to become adoptive parents.

Our Meeting’s decision regarding whether to affiliate with a Yearly Meeting.

Those who do ministry with our support: Jonathan and Carol; Johan and Judy; Elizabeth T; and those organizations with which we work: Caritas Outreach Ministry; Faith Action Network, Family Promise; and others.

Openness of hearts and borders of our country to families displaced by war and poverty.

Those whose lives are oppressed and are vulnerable to violence here and abroad.

For Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, DC, who are advocating on our behalf against the use of violence to solve our differences with other nations.

We pray for our President, Senators and Member of Congress, our Governor, and those who represent us as members of Washington State Legislature.

Love is the will to nurture life and growth in oneself and in another. Love is personal; it is the sacred trust of living things.    Donald Green, 1982