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10 August 2007


Friends all set for prophesy - preview
The Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) Triennial takes place in Ireland from 11 to 19 August, writes Jez Smith
  • The central theme of the meeting is 'Finding the Prophetic Voice for Our Time'

  • Six areas of concern will be dealt with during the Triennial
  • They are HIV/Aids, Young Friends, violence, environment, outreach/mission and the erosion of civil liberties

  • While there is business to get through each day, worship will feature prominently
  • Lizz Roe, of Britain Yearly Meeting, will give input to the unprogrammed worship and Irish Friends will present semi-programmed worship
  • Bill Medlin of Indiana Yearly Meeting and Stephen Wamboka of Uganda YM will lead programmed worship
  • Northwest Friend Ken Comfort will share North American Evangelicals' worship and Cuba YM Friend Maria Armenia Y Reyna will lead Latin American worship

  • Jez Smith

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