Quaker Earthcare Witness is a network of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address the ecological and social crises of the world from a spiritual perspective, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies.

While QEW supports reforms in laws, technology, education, and institutions, its primary calling is to facilitate transformation of humans' attitudes, values, identity, and worldview that underlie much of the environmental destruction going on in the world today.

You can be part of QEW's work by giving of your time, talents, and financial support, becoming a QEW contact for your Meeting, starting an Earthcare group in your meeting, reading and sharing BeFriending Creation and other QEW literature, and leading Earthcare activities in your Meeting.

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Sacred Stone, Clean Water, Gathering People

Illustration  by Ernesto  Yerena

The gathering at Standing Rock, with more than 280 indigenous tribes represented, is historic and has been an inspiration to all of us. The ongoing gathering is being held to block construction of the Dakota pipeline that threatens water resources for the Lakota Sioux and everyone else in the Missouri River basin of the Dakotas. Plans are to stay all winter, stopping the pipeline and protecting the waters nearby. For information and suggestions on how you can help, consult www.sacredstonecamp.org.

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Drawing to a close

Thursday January 28

January 27, 2016

The new constitution was approved with changes that were generated with concern for the carbon footprint of FWCC. The requirement in the constitution was for world gatherings to be held every three years, recently stretched to four years. The new constitution that was approved changes to requiring a world plenary at least every 10 years. Many tasks that had been assigned to the world plenary were reassigned to the Central Executive Committee so that the organization can function between world gatherings.