4:30-6:00 p.m. Potluck supper
6:00-8:00 Quarterly Ministry & Counsel
Sharing about the life in our monthly meetings and worship groups. What future do we envision for VQM? How are we, as Quaker meetings and worship groups in central, midcoast and downeast Maine, called to be in supportive relationship with one another in these changing times?
8:00 on Games—bring your favorites!
8:30-9:00 Welcome with coffee, tea, and light snacks
9:00-10:00 Meeting for Worship, welcome & introductions
10:30-11:45 Worship Sharing: In these troubled times, what seeds of Truth are growing in our hearts and minds? What new stories are emerging? What old habits and stories might we need to mourn and lay to rest? As we consider our relationship with the land and indigenous peoples of Maine, Friends have walked faithfully in the past, and we fallen short. How is Spirit leading us now?
12:00-1:30 Lunch: Cobscook Friends will provide bread, soups and beverages. Contributions of fruit, veggies and cookies are welcome.
1:30-3:00 Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business. Please send items for the agenda to Carole Beal by October 23.
3:15 Closing reflections & clean up
Because Cobscook is a small meeting, very limited but gracious hospitality is available. Rooms are also available at the at the Cobscook Community Learning Center (CCLC) in the Heartwood Lodge (https://www.thecclc.org/heartwood). The rooms at Heartwood Lodge sleep a maximum of four people.
Rates are as follows: $65/each, single occupancy; $40/each, double occupancy; $30/each, triple occupancy; $25/each, quadruple occupancy
If you would like to request home hospitality or stay at Heartwood Lodge, please email Janet Hough or telephone her at (207) 370-1436 by October 23.
If childcare is needed, please contact Beth Clifford at 207-214-4988 or by email, as no children’s program has been planned.