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<h1 align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:20.0pt;
font-family:Papyrus'>A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
LETTER&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
TO&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FRIENDS</span></b></h1>

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<h1 style='background:black'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";
color:white;background:black'>Newsletter of the Santa Fe Monthly Meeting</span><span
style='font-family:"Courier New";color:white;background:black'> </span><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:white;background:black'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;2nd
Month 2006 </span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:white'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></h1>

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<h2><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal'>&nbsp;</span></h2>

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<p class=body align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Calendar of Events</span></p>

<p class=body align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>All events to be held at the Meetinghouse, 630 Canyon
Road, Santa Fe, unless otherwise noted.</span></p>

<p class=body align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Meeting for Worship is held every Sunday at 9 a.m.
and 11 a.m.&nbsp; </span></b></p>

<p class=body align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Childcare and teen First-Day School are provided
during the 11 a.m. service.</span></p>

<p class=body align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Sunday, Feb. 5</span></b><span
style='font-family:Arial'>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>9:15 a. m.&nbsp; Residence
Committee, guest apartment</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>10:00 a. m.&nbsp;
Singing, First Day School room</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
10:10 - 10:50 a. m. Meeting for Worship for Healing</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>12:10 a. m.&nbsp;
Potluck following 11 a.m. Meeting</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Sunday, Feb. 12&nbsp;
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>9:15 a. m. Ministry and Oversight
Committee, guest apartment.&nbsp; Friends with</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>concerns
to bring before the committee, please come at 10:00 </span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
10:00 a. m. Draft and Military Counseling Committee.&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
10:00 a. m.&nbsp; Singing, First Day School room</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
Spiritual Nurturing group meets at Rise of Meeting.&nbsp; All are welcome.</span></p>

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Sunday, Feb.
19&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>10:00 a. m.&nbsp; Singing, First Day
School room</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>12:30 p. m.&nbsp;
Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Sunday, Feb.
26&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>10:00 a. m.&nbsp; Singing, First Day
School room</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Sunday, March
5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>10:00 a. m.&nbsp; Singing, First Day
School room</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
12:10 a. m.&nbsp; Potluck following 11 a.m. meeting</span></p>

<p class=body style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.5in'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=body><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Attention All
Committee and Group Members:&nbsp; </span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial'>Please<b> </b>send calendar items to the newsletter editor
at </span><span style='font-size:10.0pt'><a href="katemoses@earthlink.net"><span
style='font-family:Arial'>katemoses at earthlink.net</span></a></span><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp; The editor is not aware of
committee meetings, events, etc., unless you make her aware.&nbsp; Help get the
word out!&nbsp; Please include date, time, place, and description of
events.&nbsp; Thanks.&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=body><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>�ed.</span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;
A Short Essay on Quaker Consumption</span><br>
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; <span style='font-size:10.0pt'>I go to the mall, through a shop,<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; past others, to the post office,<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; with a letter in my hand.&nbsp; I<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; want nothing.<br>
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; I go to the nursery to buy xeriscape<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; shrubs.&nbsp; I look around.&nbsp; I want<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; everything, everything.<br>
<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp; --Jonathan Ashworth</span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>FIRST DAY SCHOOL REPORT
FOR 2005</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Submitted by Beverly Weiler (with Rebecca Cecil)</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>SUCCESSES&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; We have had First Day School for ages 2-16 with a new program each week
organized by Beverly W with a new parent volunteer each month, and assisted by
Heather Bertram. Thanks to the volunteers!</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; The theme for this year �Finding Spirit Through the Arts� has been
actively explored using stories (fiction and non-fiction), songs, art projects,
cooking, field trips, visiting artists and community members, and multicultural
celebrations.&nbsp; We have introduced religions from all over the world, and
highlighted history and spiritual values from Quaker and non-Quaker
sources.&nbsp; We attend Meeting for the first 10-15 minutes and share our
lessons, celebrations, etc., at rise of meeting.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
� Our group of children is diverse. It�s great! Everyone contributes!</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>STRUGGLES</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; In August, when I agreed to teach this group again, I asked that a teacher/mentor
be found for the teens, to �upgrade� their learning experience and to provide a
place/time to separate the older kids and their behaviors/needs/experiences
from the younger.&nbsp; This hasn�t happened and I am often feeling �stretched
thin,� especially when we have visitors!</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; The first day school room, when used by others or well used by us,
needs lots of cleaning, straightening, and care, and Heather and I would
appreciate some help with it. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; The variable number/ages of children each week is difficult to plan
for.&nbsp; I have extra work to do communicating with and encouraging families.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>RECOMMENDATIONS</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; Don�t give up on Teens!&nbsp; It�s great that they want to come � we
need to go the �extra mile� to invite them in fully and teach them!&nbsp; Any
ideas?</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; Other adults are welcome to volunteer, especially in the upcoming
months, March-May. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; Remember that <u>all</u> parents already work overtime.&nbsp; Asking us
to take on additional meeting responsibilities may not be appropriate.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
�&nbsp; Please support our service projects with donations when asked.&nbsp;
Even the smallest support is great!</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>PEACE OF THE RIVER<br>
</span><br>
<span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Peace I ask of thee, oh river - peace, peace,
peace<br>
When I learn to live serenely, care will cease<br>
From the hills I gather courage, visions of the day to be<br>
Strength to lead and faith to follow, all are given unto me<br>
Peace I ask of thee, o river - peace, peace, peace<br>
<br>
From <i>Rise Up Singing, The Group Singing Songbook</i>, page 46<br>
Used by permission of Girls Scouts of the U.S.A.<br>
<br>
(I first heard the song at Girl Scout camp.&nbsp; We used to sing when washing<br>
dishes after each meal, and this song I particularly love and remember.)&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:1.0in'><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;--Joan
Spencer</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>A Recipe for Quaker
Process</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>by</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Joe Franko, Orange Grove Monthly Meeting</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>�Words should be few and savory, seasoned with
grace.�&nbsp; --George Fox, <i>Journal</i></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>(Submitted to the newsletter ny Joan Spencer)</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>The longer I am a Quaker</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>, the less certain I am that any of us can agree on
what �Quaker Process� is.&nbsp; I think there are certain ingredients that are
important, but we are always seasoning to taste each time it�s served.&nbsp;
Like a good bouillabaisse, we recognize the taste of it, though the fish used
might be very different each time it�s served.&nbsp; Good cooks have a basic
recipe in mind, and then season with a pinch of this or a dollop of that.&nbsp;
That way, the recipe is always fresh and always reflective of the cook at the
time the bouillabaisse is made.&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>I think God does the same
thing with us.&nbsp; God, the cook, has a basic recipe for Quaker
Process.&nbsp; A teaspoon of respect for each other, three tablespoons of
willingness to back away from our beliefs, a dollop of humor, a pound off
silence, another teaspoon of respect, lots of seasoning, and stirred and
simmered until cooked just right.&nbsp; When we center down, we allow God to
use us as a part of the ingredients in the stew.&nbsp; If we are too wedded to
the importance of our own beliefs, we spoil the basic recipe, believing that we
have a better recipe than God does.&nbsp; It�s as if the potatoes in a stew
decided they were more important than the carrots.&nbsp; Hey, it ain�t stew
without the carrots!&nbsp; If we allow the time to be cooked, respecting that
God has put all the ingredients necessary in the post, then we are cooked to a
wonderful stew, full of the flavor of each of us as seasoning.&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Quaker Process is for me a
cooking, a boiling, a roasting.&nbsp; We are all ingredients in the pot,
trusting that our cook has a food recipe, led by a clerk we agree can stir the
pot and sense with God�s help when the recipe is done.&nbsp; Sometimes the
recipe requires a long rolling boil, sometimes a gentle simmer.&nbsp; Each
occasion God comes to cook us might require a different recipe, seasoned a
different way.&nbsp; </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>If George Fox were to walk
through the door of our Meetinghouse, would he recognize our worship?&nbsp;
Would our Meeting for Business thoroughly confuse him?&nbsp; Perhaps George,
being a man of his time, (yes, even George was stuck squarely in his time),
might need Margaret Fell to convince him that it�s the same recipe, seasoned
for a different time and place.&nbsp; </span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Minutes of Meeting for
Worship with Attention to Business</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Third First Day, First
Month&nbsp; (January 15, 2006)</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Meeting opened with a period
of silence.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Attendees: Bob Gaines, Ruben
Hersh, David Giltrow, Ann Anthony, Helen Corneli, Kip Corneli, Philip Balcombe,
Roland Pool, Jennifer Wellington, Rebecca Henderson, Peggy Giltrow, Mary Ray
Cate, Nina Sammons and Beverly Busching, Interim Clerk.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Minutes from the twelfth
month Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business were approved.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Fellowship Committee
requested a discussion and seasoning of ideas on the topic of stewardship and
our community.&nbsp; Fellowship Committee, Bob Gaines, Margy Willen and Jesse
Bertran, becomes active in March.&nbsp; Meeting requested leadership from
committees on issues raised during the discussion.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Ministry and Oversight Committee
reported the transfer of Bob Gaines� membership.&nbsp; Meeting joyfully
received his membership.&nbsp; Anne McLaughlin was proposed to fill an opening
on Ministry and Oversight.&nbsp; Meeting approved.&nbsp; Her term of service is
two years.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Minute:&nbsp; Las Vegas Meeting
held the Second First Day of the month has grown in attendance and is carried
by a strong and faithful feeling.&nbsp; Students and faculty of the United
World College are among those in attendance. They welcome all for Meeting for
Worship.</span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Naming Committee is to put
forth nominations for Nominating Committee in order to meet a March
deadline.&nbsp; Jennifer Wellington and Alison Martinez are to serve on the
committee.&nbsp; Meeting requests Nominating Committee to find an
e-communicator to replace Alan Rogers. A list of all committee members will be
posted.</span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>The treasurer reported the
balance at the end of the twelfth month for the General Fund was
$6,377.49.&nbsp; The balance for the Maintenance Fund was $7,039.83.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>The generosity and open
hearted giving of the Meeting enabled all funds for Good Works 2005 to be
dispersed.</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>The meeting closed with
silence. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Respectfully submitted by
Nina Sammons and Peggy Giltrow.&nbsp;</span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Announcements</span></p>

<address><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></address>

<address><strong><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>An invitation
to join our Dream Seminar</span></strong><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>:&nbsp;
Marty Carroll and Mary Ray Cate are scheduled to lead a week-long seminar
entitled <em><span style='font-family:Arial'>Dreams: A Path to Wholeness and
Self-Understanding </span></em>at Ghost Ranch this summer (not part of
IMYM).&nbsp; The dates of the seminar are July 31 to August 6.&nbsp; We'll be
looking at methods of recall and interpretation, common dream themes, and the
use of artwork to explore dream images.&nbsp; We would love to have our Friends
join the seminar!&nbsp; Further details can be found on the Ghost Ranch
website, <a href="http://www.ghostranch.org"><span style='font-family:Tahoma'>www.ghostranch.org</span></a>,
or you can speak to one of us!&nbsp; Marty &amp; Mary
Ray&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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<address style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Some Key Meeting Contacts</span></address>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Ministry and Oversight
Committee:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'> (to whom you bring
personal or meeting-wide concerns and needs for pastoral counseling) Audrey
Miller, convener 424-1208, <a href="audrey88@pobox.com"><span style='font-family:
Tahoma'>audrey88 at pobox.com</span></a>; Greg Cliburn, 474-7313,&nbsp; </span><a
href="gcliburn@gmail.com"><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:Tahoma'>gcliburn
at gmail.com</span></a>;<span style='font-size:10.0pt'> Rebecca Henderson,
989-8627 <a href="rebeccahenderson4@hotmail.com"><span style='font-family:Tahoma'>rebeccahenderson4
at hotmail.com</span></a>; Jan-Willem Jansons, 471-6167, <a
href="JanWillemJ@msn.com"><span style='font-family:Tahoma'>JanWillemJ at
msn.com</span></a>; Beverly Busching, 984-8742, <a
href="bbusching@mindspring.com"><span style='font-family:Tahoma'>bbusching at
mindspring.com</span></a>; Roland Pool, 983-7241, <a href="RolandPoole@aol.com"><span
style='font-family:Tahoma'>RolandPool at aol.com</span></a>; Reuben Hersh,
983-5044</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Meeting Clerk</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>: Beverly Busching, 984-8742, <a
href="bbusching@mindspring.com"><span style='font-family:Tahoma'>bbusching at
mindspring.com</span></a></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Meeting Resident:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> (to schedule use of building, guest apartment, report
building problems, etc.) Roland Pool, 983-7241, <a href="rolandpool@aol.com"><span
style='font-family:Tahoma'>rolandpool at aol.com</span></a></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Newsletter:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> Kate Moses, editor, 988.2709, please email
submissions, preferably as Word docs, to <a href="nexuspr@earthlink.net"><span
style='font-family:Tahoma'>katemoses at earthlink.net</span></a>, by the Friday
before Business Meeting (held each third First Day).</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Recorder:</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'> Marguerite Kearns&nbsp;Culp, </span><a
href="marguerite@owlmount.com"><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:Tahoma'>marguerite
at owlmount.com</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>, 505-753-9760 home,
505-670-3124 cell</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>Treasurer</span></b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>: Frank Hirsch, 466.0109.&nbsp; <i>Please mail
financial contributions to:</i> Treasurer, Santa Fe Monthly Meeting of Friends,
630 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM&nbsp; 87501</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>(<i>All</i> Committees and
members, attenders and their contact information are listed in the Meeting
Directory.)</span></b></p>

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