#QVSBOS- On Covenant “A Living Document”

#QVSBOS- On Covenant “A Living Document”

…It just turns out that it’s hard to have eight people actually write a document together; and even harder when you feel like you have to capture an incredibly vibrant, dynamic, loving, energetic, thoughtful, and complex set of “norms” on paper. So we’re still plugging along, and hope to actually have a more-or-less “finished” version in a week or two (in fact, I’m supposed to be working on a draft right now, and instead am writing this.) And all along, we’ve told ourselves that whatever we produce will be a “living document,” so it may never feel finalized…

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#QVSBOS- A Note on Simple Living

#QVSBOS- A Note on Simple Living

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”
– Hans Hoffman
 
Recently a few housemates and I decided to go on a brief sugar cleanse. We decided on our general guidelines (no added sweeteners, but natural sugars are fine), a timeline (shooting for 3 weeks), and made a little group text for support. Although I didn’t even think I’d been eating much sugar before starting the cleanse, the first day was hard. The craving began immediately as I walked into the kitchen that morning, and my plain oatmeal didn’t do much to satisfy it…

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#QVSMSP- We need your help to fill this house!

#QVSMSP- We need your help to fill this house!

Do you have spare furniture, kitchen utensils, linens, bikes, beds, etc. that you are not using? We are seeking furniture and household items to be donated to the new QVS House in Minneapolis. We have an empty house to furnish in preparation for the arrival of QVS Fellows this fall. Please view the attached spreadsheet to see more about what we need!

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QVS Celebrates 5 Years

QVS Celebrates 5 Years

We invite you to read a word from Christina Repoley and view our digital report in the following post! We are elated to be celebrating our first FIVE YEARS of Quaker Service, and look towards the next five years ahead. Christina shares in this end of year report about her leading, prophetic service, and how we are shifting and moving together as a community connected by Spirit.

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