- October's retreat in Atlanta was on the small side, but sometimes a little less
chaos is a good thing! We held an enlightening and inspiring worship sharing
on the facets of who we are. We then enjoyed an outing to experience the annual
Little 5 Points Halloween Parade and consider who we might want to be. October's
are now posted on the EPISTLES page. A note that our rafting
pictures from September are also still available via private URL -- just email Aaron
for the link or look for the link posting at the top of our SAYF FaceBook
- A final note that the schedule for the rest of the year is complete and
be viewed on the SCHEDULE
page. The SAYMA dates of June 11-14 have
also been added to the printable PDF version you can download below.
The November retreat is just around the corner, so watch for the
mailed invitations or download the cover page and forms below,
then get your Heroic Quaker Lovin' self to Asheville, Nov. 14-16:
14-16, 2014 @ Asheville
Planners: Asheville Young Friends
- Lead FAN: Adrianne Weir
usual, all the needed retreat forms and information sheets
are available for download here:
About our Retreats:
Each retreat is planned by the Young Friends of the meeting
that is sponsoring or hosting the gathering. They choose a theme and
decide on worship,
workshops, activities and food. They experience Quaker process in this
produce a schedule for the weekend.
Each retreat begins on Friday evening with a candle circle
teens have arrived. The retreat ends on Sunday around noon, after
gathering in silence to write and share our worship journals about the
The young Friends have their own Nurturing Committee who
uphold the guidelines during the retreats and attend an additional two
retreats each year to conduct business and address any issues for the
SAYF community. They also nurture individuals during the retreats.
Additional details of our SAYF program are found on the
Guidelines page and in our annual fall parent letter:
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