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<p class=MsoTitle style='margin-left:0in'><b><font size=6 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:23.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Letter to Friends</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Newsletter
of the Santa Fe Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends</span></font></p>

<h2><b><font size=4 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:14.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Seventh Month 2007</span></font></b></h2>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&quot;Let
me light my lamp, says the star,</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>And
never debate</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>If
it will help to remove the darkness&quot;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=right style='text-align:right;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Rabindranath
Tagore, <i><span style='font-style:italic'>Fireflies</span></i></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=5
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������������������������������������������� </span></font></p>

<h1><b><font size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:17.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Calendar of Events</span></font></b></h1>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>��������������������������������������������������������������������������� </span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent2><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>All events take place at
the Meetinghouse, 630 Canyon Road, unless otherwise noted.� Meeting for Worship
is held every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.� Child care and First-Day
School are in summer recess this month. The South Santa Fe Worship Group holds
Meeting for Worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Jewish Center at 1382
Vegas Verdes.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Sunday 7/1/07������������� 10:00
a.m.������� Singing, First Day School room or in garden</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������������������������������������������� 12:30
p.m.������� Potluck </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Sunday 7/8/07������������� 9:15
a.m.��������� Ministry and Oversight Committee</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������������������������������������������� 10:00
a.m.������� Singing, First Day School room or in garden</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Sunday 7/15/07����������� 10:00
a.m.������� Singing, First Day School room or in garden</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������� ����������������������������������� 12.30
p.m.������ Meeting for Worship for Business</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Sunday 7/22/07����������� 10:00
a.m.������� Singing, First Day School room or in garden</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Sunday 7/29/07����������� 10:00
a.m.������� Singing, First Day School room or in garden</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������������������������������������������� 10:00
a.m.������� &quot;Meeting for Muffins&quot; *</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent align=right style='text-align:right'><font size=2
color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:windowtext'>Please tell the editors about any items
that should be in the calendar:� David Vaux, 988-9545 dvaux@comcast.net. or
Alison Martinez, 438-0729 alison1@cybermesa.com. Thank you.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent align=right style='text-align:right'><font size=2
color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:windowtext'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent align=right style='text-align:right'><font size=3
color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:windowtext'>[*</span></font><font size=2 color=black
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
color:windowtext'>MFM coincides with the activity listed above it, but &quot;We
try not to sing with our mouths full,&quot; reports multi-tasker Howard Shulman.]</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoHeader style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoHeader style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<h5><b><font size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:
16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Meeting for Worship for Business</span></font></b></h5>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><font size=3
face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial'>24 sixth
month 2007</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><font size=3
face=Arial><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Present:� Frank Hirsch, Ford Robbins, David Vaux, Peg
Martin, Philip Balcombe, Ann Anthony, Alison Martinez, Alan Rogers, Wyn Lewis,
David Giltrow, Bob Gaines, Bettina Raphael, Beverly Busching, clerk, Mary Ray Cate,
recording clerk.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Meeting began with a reading from the British <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Quaker Faith and Practice</span></i> followed by a
short period of silence.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>1.� Minutes </span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>from fifth month�s business meeting were approved<b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>.</span></b></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>2.� </span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Alan Rogers presented the <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Nominating
Committee report</span></b>. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Note: Officers of the Meeting, members of M&amp;O, and IMYM
representatives are nominated and approved on first and second readings. Except
for members of Ministry and Oversight, only committee clerks and first
conveners are approved by Meeting (one reading).� Committees are encouraged to
recruit their members and are asked to report an accurate list of members to
business meeting. The incoming Clerk, Jennifer Wellington, has already been
approved, in the Spring. The 9:00 a.m. meeting has offered to suggest a member
from their group if M&amp;O agrees to meet at a time that does not conflict with
their worship, in other words, not at 9:15 a.m. on First Day.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>Officers and others nominated on first
reading</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Archivist: David Giltrow</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Recorder: Beverly Busching</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Recording Clerks: Peggy Giltrow and Mary Ray Cate</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Treasurer: Bob Gaines </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Ministry and Oversight: Ford Robbins (clerk), Michael Simon,
Roxanne Seagraves</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>IMYM Continuing committee: Bob Gaines</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>The first reading of the report was accepted with
appreciation for the hard work of the nomination committee.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>Standing committee clerks and first
conveners</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Building: Bettina Raphael (clerk) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Communications: Bob Gaines (first convener) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Conscientious Objection: Howard Shulman (clerk)</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Fellowship: Bob Gaines (first convener) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Finance: Frank Hirsch (first convener) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Garden: Lorraine Graham (co-clerk) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Good Works: Steve Spencer, Ford Robbins, Beverly Busching</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>History: Ford Robbins (first convener)</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Library: Jonathan Ashworth </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Newsletter: Alison Martinez and David Vaux, editors</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Peace and Social Concerns: Anne McLaughlin (clerk)</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Residence: Molly Vaux (clerk), </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Young Friends: Jan-Willlem Jansens (clerk) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>Worship Group Contacts</span></font></b><font
size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>:</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Las Vegas: Shelley Cohen</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Los Alamos: John Kretzman</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Taos (Clearlight): Ford Robbins, Peg Martin</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>Other contact people</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts: Ford Robbins and Caroline
Rackley���� <b><span style='font-weight:bold'> </span></b></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>FCNL: Ann Anthony</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Pendle Hill:� Mary Carroll </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Friends approved these nominations with appreciation for the
Nominating Committee and those Friends who serve the Meeting.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>����������� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>The following positions need to be filled: IMYM Faith and
Practice committee representative, IMYM Joint Service Project representative,
IMYM nominating committee representative, Co-clerk of Garden committee, AFSC
liaison, AFSC representative, Greeters. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>3</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>. <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Ministry and Oversight
committee report</span></b>.� See kiosk in library for full report.� This is a
summary. The query for seventh month will be &quot;Where there is animosity,
division and conflict, do we facilitate healing and reconciliation?&quot;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>���� Suggested members for new ad hoc Committee on
Stewardship and Long Range Planning:� the trustees of the Meeting (Elliott
Skinner, David Henkel, and Jennifer Wellington, as current clerk of Meeting),
David Giltrow, Ford Robbins, Bettina Raphael, Beverly Busching, and John Kretzmann.�
This committee is to do an in depth study of options for Meeting to consider
regarding the future of our current building.� Business meeting suggested that
a member from the finance committee be added.� Those suggested will be
contacted for their agreement to serve on the committee.� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>���� M&amp;O favors placing a small peace sign in the window
facing Canyon Road.� The sign from AFSC, &quot;Friends for Peace,&quot; will be
presented for approval at next business meeting. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;text-indent:.5in'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>����������� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>4.</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>� <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Building committee</span></b>:
Bettina responded to M&amp;O�s request for information with a detailed report.�
The amount spent on building repairs so far this year is $4070 ($2400<b><span
style='font-weight:bold'> </span></b>from insurance company for garage doors
and $1670 from Meeting funds). This includes $888 for shower in guest apartment
and $32 for asbestos testing. (None was found).� Temporary inner garage doors
cost $354, and minor repairs and light bulbs, $200. The display case for the tableta
cost $600. (Bettina donated her skills to clean &amp; mount the tableta. Please
read the temporary explanation posted near the tableta and give comments to the
building committee.) </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>��� Bettina estimates that the cost of repairs that need to
be completed by the end of 2007 will be $7000. (See list posted on kiosk.)�
Meeting approved $7000 from the maintenance fund to cover these expenses.�
Bettina has found a contractor to do the work, which includes repairs of guest
apartment and ramada, parapets and walls of Meetinghouse and protection of
outdoor fresco.�� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>The cost of a 6 foot tall iron security gate, $700, was not
included because this issue will be discussed again at a meeting next week
after potluck. The gate would need to be approved by the city�s Historic Design
Review Board and the process would take about 6 weeks.� Whether a gate is the
most effective way to increase the personal security of the resident and guests
in the apartment is not certain.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>��� Bettina will report in 2 months how much of the $7000
has been spent and give more accurate estimates for cost of remaining work if
available.� Peg proposed that the ramada be renamed more accurately the &quot;casita&quot;.�
This was referred to the history and resident committees.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>5.</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>� <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>South Santa Fe Worship
Group</span></b>:� Alison reported on the formation and success of the group, a
moving story that includes a clearness committee and extensive search for a
location.� They meet in a lovely space at the Center for the Natzratim, 1382
Vegas Verdes (off Cerrillos Rd.) every week at 10:30 a.m. on First Day.� There
are four regular attenders, two of whom cannot participate at Canyon Road.� All
are welcome to attend.� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>��� Alison asked that their worship group be taken under the
care of the Meeting. Friends were confused about the definition of a Worship
Group, as this group seemed more closely tied to the Meeting than our other
Worship Groups. It was found that the new IMYM <i><span style='font-style:italic'>Faith
and Practice</span></i> includes no guidance on the formation of worship
groups. Friends asked that a formal declaration of this group under our care be
delayed until we understood better what a worship group entails, but expressed
informally that they continue their endeavor with our love, care and blessing.
[Later note: The 1985 edition of Pacific Yearly Meeting <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Faith and Practice</span></i> p.61 has a clear
section on worship groups and preparative meetings.]</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>6.</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>� <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Spiritual formation
groups</span></b>:� Wyn Lewis presented the idea of a 9 month long program
involving small groups (4 people each) who would meet twice a month to study
texts and be spiritual guides to each other.� Each person would commit to a
daily 15 minute spiritual practice.�� It sounds like a wonderful idea.� We
would need to decide at our next business meeting in order to apply for funding
from IMYM.� Wyn will find coordinators to organize the program and set a date
for an opening retreat.� M&amp;O will discuss at their next meeting.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>7.</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'> <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Residence committee</span></b>
proposes increasing the fees for guest apartment to $40/one person/night,
$50/two persons/night, with a $40 deposit.� This was approved.� The committee
would like to enhance security for Peg and guests and suggests a threshing
session to consider options other than the gate which Meeting approved in
February after minimal discussion.� It was decided to combine this threshing
session with the meeting on garden concerns, already scheduled for after
potluck next week.� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>8.� Joint resolution to be presented to
City Council on ending war in Iraq</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>:�� Ann Anthony gave out copies of resolution and Meeting
decided to sign on as a sponsor.� Ann will let us know when City Council is to
consider the resolution. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>9.� </span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Meeting approved specifying that <b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>our contribution of $600 to FCNL</span></b> will go to support work on
border and immigration concerns.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>10. Treasurer�s report </span></font></b><font
size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>given by Frank was approved.� General fund
opening� balance on 5-1-07:� $6773.61. Closing balance:� $6883.84.� Maintenance
fund opening balance. $9277.58.� Closing balance: $9344.25.� Many thanks to
Frank for serving for the past two years as treasurer.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>12.</span></font></b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>� There have been positive comments lately about the beauty
of the<b><span style='font-weight:bold'> garden</span></b>. Garden furniture
was donated by an individual Friend.� A guest who stayed in the apartment
offered to donate a sculpture of an eagle for the garden, but difficulties
associated with the offer led Friends not to accept. Finance committee is asked
to come up with a policy for accepting donations and in-kind contributions.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><b><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>13.� Visitors from Quaker House in
Fayetteville NC </span></font></b><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>will be here
on August 19<sup>th</sup>.� Friends suggested a 10:00 discussion. Perhaps our
CO committee would like to meet with them.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>14. We give our heartfelt <b><span style='font-weight:bold'>appreciation
to Beverly</span></b> for serving as clerk for the past 18 months.� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Meeting for worship of business closed with silence at 4 pm.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'>Mary Ray Cate, recording clerk</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face=Arial><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial'>�</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=3 face=Arial><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<h2><b><font size=4 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:
14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Quaker House, Fayetteville NC</span></font></b></h2>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Friends
who wish to learn about the work of Quaker House will find it is well worth googling.
Also, a remarkable New York Times story of a brave young army sergeant can be
found at </span></font><font size=2 face=Helvetica><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:Helvetica'>http://www.quakerhouse.org/clousing-02.htm. </span></font><font
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Ricky Clousing
was helped by Quaker House, when he was troubled in his role as an interrogator
in Iraq and was prepared to plead guilty to desertion and face severe
consequences.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>������������������������������������������������������������ </span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>Friends� Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-indent:.5in;
text-autospace:none'><b><font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent style='text-indent:.5in'><font size=3 color=black
face=TimesNewRomanPSMT><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>The FCNL is our lobbying
group in Washington. They work hard talking to legislators, and keeping abreast
of the progress of legislation, so that they can alert Friends to what proposed
legislation is good or bad.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent style='text-indent:.5in'><font size=3 color=black
face=TimesNewRomanPSMT><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>There have been many
successes, such as stopping new production of nuclear weapons, but eternal vigilence
is needed because such proposals have a way of reappearing.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=3
color=black face=TimesNewRomanPSMT><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:
TimesNewRomanPSMT;color:black'>Log on to FCNL.com to find out what you can do
to influence our legislators to bring the troops home, close Guantanamo, and
pass reasonable immigration legislation.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=right style='text-align:right;text-indent:.5in;
text-autospace:none'><font size=3 color=black face=TimesNewRomanPSMT><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:TimesNewRomanPSMT;color:black'>Ann Anthony</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>South Santa Fe Worship Group</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:6.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'>The new South Santa Fe worship group
meets each First Day at 10:30 a.m. at the new Jewish center, 1382 Vegas Verdes.
[See minutes of Meeting for Worship for Business.] All are welcome at this
meeting for worship. The query of the month will be the same as at Canyon
Road.� We hope that many Friends and friends of Friends will benefit by the
additional time and location for worship.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none'><font
size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'>Vegas Verdes crosses Cerrillos Road
between Avenida de las Americas and Zafarano Road. 1382 is a little adobe-brown
strip mall angling off Vegas Verdes on the north-west side.</span></font></p>

<div style='border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0in 0in 31.0pt 0in'>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>For more
information, please contact Alison P. Martinez, 438-0729.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<h6 style='border:none;padding:0in'><b><font size=5 face=Times><span
style='font-size:16.0pt'>Besides Tagore�</span></font></b></h6>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-indent:28.05pt;
text-autospace:none;border:none;padding:0in'><font size=2 face=Times><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none;border:none;padding:0in'><font
size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>On the subject of service,
here are some other ideas:</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;All
service ranks the same with God,</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>With God,
whose puppets, best and worst,</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Are we:
there is no last or first.&quot;������� Robert Browning,� <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>Night</span></i></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;To
serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a
free mind.&quot;�������������������������������������������������������� Pearl
S. Buck,� <i><span style='font-style:italic'>To My Daughters, with Love</span></i></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;No
one has greater love than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends&quot;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>����������������������������������������������������������
<i><span style='font-style:italic'>Gospel of John</span></i>, Chapter 15</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;There
is something better, if possible, that [we] can give than [our] life. That is
[our] living spirit to a service that is not easy, to resist counsels that are
hard to resist, to stand against purposes that are difficult to stand
against.&quot; </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>����������������������������������������������������������
Woodrow Wilson,� in a 1919 speech.</span></font></p>

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padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;To
die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.&quot; </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>������� ���������������������������������������������������Jorge
Luis Borges, <i><span style='font-style:italic'>Labyrinthes</span></i></span></font></p>

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padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&quot;Pressed
into service means pressed out of shape.&quot; Robert Frost, <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>The Self-seeker </span></i></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><i><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-style:italic'>&nbsp;</span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:28.05pt;text-autospace:none;border:none;
padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Here is an
anecdote on this subject from Robert Lawrence Smith's <i><span
style='font-style:italic'>A Quaker Book of Wisdom:</span></i> �&quot;A Friend
takes a non-Quaker to Meeting for Worship. Everyone is sitting quietly with
heads down and eyes closed. After five or ten minutes of continued silence the
visitor becomes increasingly restless and puzzled. He nudges the Quaker and
asks in a loud whisper, 'When does the service begin?' The Quaker replies, 'The
service begins when the worship ends.'&quot;</span></font></p>

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padding:0in'><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>AFSC Profiles in Peace</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:6.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;line-height:12.0pt;text-autospace:
none'><font size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'>During May and June, American
Friends Service Committee celebrated the work of forty Palestinian and Israeli
peace builders�in this fortieth year since the Israeli military occupation of
Gaza and the West Bank. Although many of these are Muslim, Jewish, or of other
persuasions, one remarkable example is a Palestinian Quaker named Jean Zaru.
She is a founding member of <i><span style='font-style:italic'>Sabeel</span></i>,
an ecumenical Palestinian Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, and was also
instrumental in the establishment of the Friends International Center in Ramallah.
</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;line-height:12.0pt;text-autospace:
none'><font size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'>Jean Zaru was born in 1940, t</span></font><font
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman"'>o a Quaker
family in Ramallah, Palestine. When she was eight, she witnessed the
Palestinian &quot;Nakba,&quot; when 750,000 Palestinians were made permanent
refugees during the creation of the state of Israel.&nbsp;At the time, her
father rented a truck, filled it with bread and water, and distributed it to
the refugees. He also befriended several families who were unable to continue
walking because of thirst, pain, and heat. He invited them to stay in his home.
For six weeks, 50 people lived in Zaru�s home. One family lived with them for
the next two years. Thus began Jean Zaru�s life-long commitment to the
liberation of both individual Palestinian peoples and Palestinian society as a
whole.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;line-height:12.0pt;text-autospace:
none'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&quot;We must work hard to find nonviolent ways
of overcoming political, social, economic, ecological, and religious violence
and to join hands with all those who are committed to fighting the forces of
darkness,&quot; Zaru says. &quot;In order to hope for justice and to hope for
peace, we must work for peace.&quot;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;line-height:12.0pt;text-autospace:
none'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Zaru has been a leader in the Palestinian Quaker
community and a pioneer for women�s equality, serving as clerk of the Ramallah
Friends Meeting, and in various capacities in the World Council of Churches,
the Working Group in Interfaith Dialogue, the World Conference for Religion and
Peace, the YWCA and in other organizations working for peace. She has written
books on the subjects of faith and the struggle for peace and truth. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;line-height:12.0pt;text-autospace:
none'><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Her work in the Ramallah center aims to
&nbsp;&quot;lift up and nurture a Quaker presence in Ramallah; find ways to
enrich and support the local community; and to hold up and further peace and
justice issues in the community.&quot;</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoBodyTextIndent2 align=right style='text-align:right;line-height:
12.0pt'><font size=2 face=Times><span style='font-size:10.0pt'>For more
information on the American Friends Service Committee, find numerous web sites
by googling AFSC, or call (215) 241-7168.</span></font></p>

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padding:0in'><i><font size=3 face=Times><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-style:italic'>&nbsp;</span></font></i></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>&nbsp;</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center;text-autospace:none'><b><font
size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";
font-weight:bold'>Messages and Announcements</span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=1
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� </span></font></p>

<ul style='margin-top:0in' type=disc>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
     face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>A
     reminder to parents: First Day School is in summer recess this month, but
     will resume in the fall.</span></font></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
     face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>The
     editors thank readers who reported difficulties and anomalies encountered
     when attempting to open the newsletter in electronic form last month. Your
     patience is appreciated. A number of Mac owners found that a Word file
     version was more satisfactory. We have started a list of those who would
     prefer to receive their electronic newsletter in this form, so please
     email dvaux@comcast.net if you would like to add your name to the list.
     For that matter, PC owners could also elect to receive your newsletters in
     Word. If you choose this option, please would you let us know which
     version of Word you are using. We believe that the other (RTF) version is
     the best option for older operating systems and older and/or �different�
     word processors. In such cases a few oddities may arise, such as strange
     symbols around quotations, but please let us know about them. </span></font></li>
 <li class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><font size=3
     face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Friends
     have requested that we avoid blocking the Meetinghouse driveway during
     Meeting for Worship and other events at Canyon Road, as a car across the
     driveway can be a formidable barrier for walkers and wheelchairs.</span></font></li>
</ul>

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face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

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face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

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face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

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face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

<h4><b><font size=5 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Some Key Meeting Contacts</span></font></b></h4>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=1 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>���������������������������������������������������������������������� </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Santa
Fe Monthly Meeting Websites:</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>http://sf.imym.org
�������� http://santa-fe.quaker.org/index.html</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Ministry
and Oversight Committee: (for personal or meeting-wide concerns, and needs for
pastoral counseling) Ford Robbins, convenor, 466-7665
fordrobbins@earthlink.net; Joan Spencer, 984-2217 ssspencer@pol.net; Dimitri Mihalas,
661-7414; Philip Balcombe, 466-2982 pjbalcombe@cybermesa.com; Jennifer
Wellington, 438-9399 jfloresta@gmail.com; Michael Simon, 989-3817
msimo@lycos.com; Roxanne Seagraves, 438-3714 rstories@aol.com</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Meeting
Clerk: Jennifer Wellington, 438-9399 jfloresta@gmail.com</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Meeting
Resident: (to schedule use of building, guest apartment, report building
problems, etc.) Peg Martin, 983-7241. </span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Newsletter:
David Vaux, 988-9545 and Alison Martinez, 438-0729 (ph/fax), co-editors.�
Please e-mail submissions to dvaux@comcast.net no later than the day after
business meeting.� Put paper submissions in the Newsletter box at the
Meetinghouse by the day of business meeting and alert the editors. </span></font></p>

<font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:
"Times New Roman"'><br clear=all style='page-break-before:always'>
</span></font>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Recorder:
Beverly Busching, 984-8742 bbusching@mindspring.com</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Treasurer:
Bob Gaines, 466-1746 gaines@Comcast.net� Please mail financial contributions to
Treasurer, Santa Fe Monthly Meeting of Friends, 630 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe NM�
87501, or put in &quot;birdhouse&quot; box.� Thank you!</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Young
Friends (18-40ish) get together often.� For information please contact Sarah
Cutler, 216-5219 smcutler@mtholyoke.edu.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>The
Peace and Social Concerns Committee welcomes new members. </span></font><font
size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Anne McLaughlin</span></font><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>,
995-9655 gscondon@Comcast.net</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>The
Committee on Conscientious Objection meets as needed.� For information please call
Howard Shulman, 984-9908.</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>South
Santa Fe Worship Group contact person is Alison Martinez, 438-0729
alison1@cybermesa.com</span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-indent:.5in;text-autospace:none'><font size=2
face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>There�s
a complete list of committees and members, attenders and their contact
information in the Meeting Directory. Would you like to receive a paper copy of
our new Meeting directory?� Telephone Molly Vaux at 988-9545 to arrange to
receive it via the US Mail.</span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;</span></font></p>

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