Milwaukee Friends Meeting
ministering to members and the broader community
Provides learning opportunities for adults to deepen their understanding of Quakerism and share experiences.
Continue reading “Adult Religious Education”
Assesses, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to valued materials of Milwaukee Friends Meeting or the wider community.
Caring for the little ones in our Meeting on Sundays is an important task.
Promotes the love of reading among young Friends and reinforces the Children’s Religious Education program. Continue reading “Children’s Library”
Plans and coordinates the first day school program for elementary through middle school children.
Coordinates communication vehicles used by the meeting community to convey information among its members.
Continue reading “Communication”
Collects and sorts all incoming post and maintains the meetinghouse bulletin board.
Continue reading “Correspondence”
Recommends local organizations to financially support through nominations from members and attenders.
Continue reading “Donations”
Identifies and selects potential recipient(s) of the annual peace award.
Considers requests from members and attenders for financial support for Friends events and workshops.
Continue reading “Enrichment”
Supports federal legislation related to promoting peace, justice, equality, sustainability, and good government. Continue reading “FCNL”
Manages the finances in accordance with decisions made by the Business Committee and Quaker values in mind.
The first Saturday every December (and the preceding Friday evening), we raise money for local and national peace organizations.
Coordinates potlucks, lunches, and refreshments for the meeting for business and special occasions.
Manages and schedules workdays to maintain the 3.17 acres of the Koenen Land Preserve.
Schedules yearly meeting to discuss and review the compliance with the Koenen Land Preserve.
Maintains the children’s library, parent resource center and the adult library of the meetinghouse.
Seeks opportunities to help serve the needs of others within the Milwaukee community.
All members and attenders are encouraged to participate in our monthly Meeting for Worship.
Continue reading “Meeting with Attention to Business”
Meetinghouse Committee attends to the physical and aesthetic needs of our Meetinghouse.
Continue reading “Meetinghouse”
Ministry and Counsel’s focus is on nurturing members and attenders of Milwaukee Friends Meeting.
Continue reading “Ministry & Counsel”
Recommends persons for the nominating committee.
Propose individuals for committee conveners, representatives, and officers of Milwaukee Friends Meeting.
Continue reading “Nominating”
Milwuakee Friends Meeting desires to be a fair employer and oversees the hiring of employees.
Continue reading “Personnel”
Provides a place for Friends to express peace and justice concerns while using Quakerism as a guide.
Encourages children ages 6-12 years to learn peacemaking skills in a fun environment.
Continue reading “Peacemakers Camp”
Gives inmates an opportunity to share spiritual experiences and further their religious education.
Continue reading “Prison Ministry”
Serves as the liaison to the current regular weekday tenant of the Meetinghouse. Continue reading “Regular Weekday Use”
Provides opportunities for spiritual deepening through different avenues for spiritual nurture.
Continue reading “Spiritual Nurture”
Facilitates programs and social activities for teens.