We welcome visitors of all ages. See our address, Sunday schedule and contact information on the "Find Us" page, and explore our website to find information about our children's program, potlucks, attenders' meetings, retreats and other community events. Si vous voulez des informations en francais, nous demander, s’il vous plait!
Our annual winter weekend retreat will take place in town on January 27th to 29th. The theme will be "Re-Connection, Deep Connection and Carrying On." More details can be found in the flyer below. (You may need to click on "Read More"). Check back for details--the workshops and schedule may change.
Organizers are hoping you'll register on-line. If you need help, e-mail the webminder and I'll pass your message along to the organizers.
We recently explored whether we could accept Interac e-mail money transfers to facilitate donations to either our general or our refugee funds. We can do this, however it is not an automated process so it's best to check first with the treasurer to make sure she's in-town and ready to accept it. (E-mail address is treasurer.ottawafriends with a gmail.com extension.) We believe the steps are:
Ottawa Monthly Meeting is currently blessed with an abundance of Young Adult Friends.* Many of the YAFs are now meeting for a potluck about once a month. If you self-identify as a YAF and aren't yet connected to this group, ask around on a Sunday or send the webminder an e-mail and I'll put you in touch.
*Quaker-speak for people roughly in their 20's and 30's who have a connection to Quakers.
Where there is genuine tenderness, an openness to responsibility, and the seed of commitment, God is surely not shut out. Can we not say that God can enter any relationship in which there is a measure of selfless love? - and is not every generalization we make qualified by this?