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More on FUM's Personnel Policy
- The FUM Personnel Policy on Personal Ethics
- Correspondence between NEYM Treasurers and FUM General Secretaries, 2011–2013
Reflections from Various New England Friends
Recording of the 2011 Sessions Panel Discussion on FUM
Introduced by Hannah Zwirner, Beacon Hill Friends Meeting, the panelists were Eden Grace from Beacon Hill Friends Meeting, Brian Drayton from Weare Monthly Meeting, Anne-Marie Sklarwitz from Wellesley Friends Meeting, and Lisa Graustein from Beacon Hill Friends Meeting.
New England Yearly Meeting Affirms Same-Sex Marriages
by Cat Chapin-Bishop (Mount Toby MM), Quaker Pagan Reflections
Wellesley MM's history of struggle over FUM
by Carolyn Stone, clerk, and Patricia Shotwell, Clerk, Ministry and Counsel, Wellesley MM
FUM & Personnel Policy History
A Timeline of Crisis Points for Friends United Meeting, Its Personnel Policy, and Its Theological Diversity: 1988–2008
by Carol Holmes, New York Yearly Meeting
History of FUM policy regarding appointment of homosexuals
(Go to Section 6) by Ben Richmond (attached to NEYM Minute 2004-74)
FUM and its identity/An interpretive history
by Thomas Hamm, via New York Yearly Meeting (July 2007)
How did FUM come to be?
by Thomas Hamm, via Friends United Meeting (July-Aug 2013)
FUM and Other Issues of Concern
As monthly meetings have struggled with their meeting’s and NEYM’s relationship with FUM concerning the FUM personnel policy and financial contributions to FUM, other issues of concern have arisen. Listed below are the concerns of which we are aware with links to articles we hope you may find helpful.
Indiana Yearly Meeting Separation
Indiana Yearly Meeting Reconfiguration
by Thomas Hamm in Friends Journal (February 2013)
Camping out in the Borderland: Reflections on Life in a Liminal Time
by Stephanie Crumley-Effinger, January 13, 2013
Agreeing to disagree on same-sex relationships
by Thomas Hamm, Kokomo Tribune, June 30, 2013
Richmond Declaration of Faith
“Reflections on the conversation this far”
by Will Taber, Fresh Pond Monthly Meeting and former NEYM representative to FUM General Board, March 17, 2007
Friends Church Kenya
Who is Friends Church Kenya?
Eden Grace, member of Beacon Hill MM and FUM Global Ministries Director, explains that Friends Church Kenya is an umbrella organization for Friends in Kenya. Although FUM works with FCK, it does not have any official link to FCK.
Press Statement on Quakers and Homosexuality
Friends Church Kenya, December 2012