Saturday, July 12, 2008

Morning Saturday - Announcments

Today we have gathered for business and to find ourselves with a closing that seems too soon. We have enjoyed meeting and renewing our friends / Friends in the world and learning of their life experences since 2005. We will be having workshops today and look forward to all the presenters.

Here are Today's Announcments:

-Early morning worship will meet at Hampton Inn on the 4th floor in the Jefferson Room at 6:30am. # 401 and 402
-Before your departure, please return your name tags to the box on the registration desk. In the School Lobby.
We appreciate your consideration!
-Shuttle buses will leave at 7am, 11am, 3pm and after the evening service for those in need of transportation to or from motels.
-Evening offerings will benefit the FUM General Fund and all field staff ministry accounts.
-There is the line inside and a line OUTSIDE. You can get to it by walking to the Nurses Station and entering the gate to the Tent area to find the Food Tables.
-Nursery is in the Meeting Nursery.
-These items are in the office if you are missing any. Scarf, Jewelry, Glasses and Glasses in a case.
-Some items have been left in the bookstore. Jewelry, sandals, etc. Please see the office for these items.
-Lost and found items can be turned in or picked up from the High Point Friends Meeting Office (Room-213).
-Registration was moved to the Friends School lobby after lunch yesterday. Please check there for registration concerns and NCYM info.
-A Silent Auction for a number of items is in progress in the Bookstore on the first floor. All proceeds will benefit the Ministry Accounts of field staff. Visit the Bookstore to see items and place a bid. All bids must be in by Saturday 10 am.
-For departing attendees needing transportation from the hotels or High Point Friends Meeting to the airport or train station, there is a sign-up sheet on the registration desk at the NCYM Office in the School. If you have not signed this list we assume you have transportation.
-The FUM Triennial Blog web address is:triennials2008.blogspot.comIt is updated after every session.
outside of the bookstore featuring these authors: Mary Glenn Hadley, David Goff, Howard Macy, John Punshon, Billy Britt and Ben Richmond.
-Ask any FUM staff member how you can get a complete set of FUM Staff prayer cards.
-Western Yearly Meeting History: For information or to order see Peggy Hollingsworth, Kay Carter or Leanna Roberts during FUM. Cost is $25 plus $5 Shipping; make checks payable to Western Yearly Meeting.
-Pendle Hill: Opportunities for study and service available. See Display in room 3.
-USFWI 2010 Triennial Fundraiser: Visit display in bookstore for a variety of items including luggage tags, canvas bags and Jamaican Blue Coffee. Help raise funds for 2010 Triennial in Kenya!
-COPIES: John Punshon – Johnson lecture, Landrum Bollings – Peace Lecture and Sylvia Graves – Keynote address will be available on or after 20 July 2008 on the FUM website.
-BOOKSTORE: Friends United Press online shopping center can be accessed at or at 1-800-537-8839
-A Copy of Ray Luther and Bob Spencer’s CD is availble after tonights speaker. See Ray for Details.
-The Friendly Quaker Songfest Cd is also Available for the same price $15.
-Treasurer’s Guide for Friends Meetings:
2008 Edition is available for $15. See Melissa Stoner Saturday am or during breaks.
-Triennial T-Shirts are seeking new homes! Please visit the Bookstore downstairs to find one a new home.
-Ben and Jody Richmond will be leading a workshop about Friends Theological College in School room 218. 1:45 and 3:45 pm
-FOOD! Please allow everyone to get food before returning for seconds or getting larger portions. Thank you!
-If you have seen or if you find a hymnal (we have a few missing) please bring it back to this room! Thank you.
-Carolina Evangelical Divinity School invites you to visit their display downstairs. Frank Scurry would love to discuss the school’s ministry with anyone interested.
-The Intervisitation Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting invites you to visit their booth in Display room 3 and take a free copy of our pamplet, “The Biblical Vision of Peace.” See Georgia Fuller for more info. Or E-mail
-Pennies for Postage:FUM Summer Mission Project Donate your loose change, etc to send books to Kenya, Ramallah, Jamaica and Belize.
-THE SCHOOL BUILDING will be closed and locked at 5pm today. Please note this change.
-Do you want to attend a local meeting tomorrow?
Friends who would like to attend a local meeting for worship tomorrow may sign up for transportation with Janice Dalton of NCYM at their desk in the School before 5pm TODAY!

Enjoy your day.

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