Quaker Outside the Lines
What does it mean to Quaker Outside the Lines?
It means to take your Quaker faith out into your community in meaningful ways--outside the meetinghouse walls.
Anybody can Quaker Outside the Lines, and many of us do.
But guess what? We got a grant!
If you’re a member of New York Yearly Meeting, you can receive up to $200 reimbursement for a project in which you Quaker Outside the Lines. The money can go to rental spaces, publicity, supplies, or food for your project.
Here’s what you have to do:
- Create a project that involves Quakers and non-Quakers doing something together. Your project can be ANYTHING, as long as it fits these five requirements.
- Think about how your project is a manifestation of your Quaker faith.
- Make sure it’s meaningful to people living in your town or city.
- At least part of the project has to happen somewhere other than your meetinghouse . . . think libraries, schools, parks, and more.
- Document what you’re doing somehow on social media, using #Quakeroutsidethelines.
Apply at QuakerOutsidetheLines. And do it quickly! This grant has an expiration date, so your project must be FINISHED by October.
Quaker Outside the Lines is a ministry under the care of a local support committee. It has also been approved by New York Yearly Meeting's General Services Coordinating Committee and Ministry Coordinating Committee.
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