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  1. Church Notes Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawk Eye

    ... text from 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  2. Message to President-elect Trump from New York Quakers: Reject Hatred and BigotryRead the original story

    Friday | The Click Heard Round the World

    Here is the message that was communicated from New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to President-elect Donald Trump a few days ago. Although I have not attended Quaker Meeting for a very long time, I am still formally a member of the New York Yearly Meeting and the Brooklyn Monthly Meeting.

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  3. The kind of love Jesus had in mind with his commandment to love one anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Historically, Quakers have put their faith into action , however imperfectly, which is part of why the Society of Friends movement appealed to me. The November elections exposed underlying truths about racism, misogyny, and profiteering in our ...

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  4. St. Ann's Church aims to give new meaning to greeningRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Trenton Downtowner

    ... Presbyterians, Methodists, the Church of Christ, Unitarian-Universalists, and the Religious Society of Friends, also known as the Quakers. Major efforts to date at St. Ann's include replacing almost 90 light bulbs in the sanctuary with dimmable LED ...

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  5. First Presbyterian hosting this year's Holiday Benevolence Market on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, Oconee Street United Methodist Church, Athens Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church, St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church and the Unitarian Universalist ...

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  6. Catherine West MP to give annual Quaker lectureRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 26 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the spirit, the aims and fundamental principles of Quakers. * Quakers are known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. Around 23,000 people attend 478 Quaker meetings in Britain. Their commitment to equality, justice, peace, simplicity and ...

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  7. Church Notes Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | Hawk Eye

    ... at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The text is from Psalm 100:4. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  8. Faiths urge governments to act on climate changeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Universalist, Indigenous and other spiritual leaders. * Quakers are known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. Around 23,000 people attend 478 Quaker meetings in Britain. Their commitment to equality, justice, peace, simplicity and truth ...

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  9. Is the Quaker Mascot Offensive? A Franklin High Alumna Says YesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Willamette Week

    ... religion has its name as a mascot, says Mia Pisano Yang, an alumna who is also a member of the Religious Society of Friends. She's pushing for the change. "We have an opportunity to change that and to cheer for something that reflects the school and ...

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  10. Church Notes Nov. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Hawk Eye

    ... using text from Numbers 9:15, 16 at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  11. Church Notes Nov. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | Hawk Eye

    ... "Anyway," using Hebrews 4:13 at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  12. Property of the Week: Pennsylvania Exeter home for sale 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | This Is Exeter

    ... Park) in the early 1800s by Joseph Sparkes, a partner at the General Bank. Mr Sparkes was a member of the Society of Friends, and adopted the name Pennsylvania for his new terrace from the province established by William Penn in the United States of ...

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  13. Waco-area news briefs: Oct. 30, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... is open to those who are in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's or related dementia. A new Society of Friends, or Quaker, group will meet for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday at 2426 Columbus Ave. Submit items for Briefly in printed or typed form ...

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  14. Church Notes Oct. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... with text from Ecclesiastes 4:12 at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  15. Scottish Quakers hold symposium on inequalitiesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... chair of the Church of Scotland Church and Society Council. * Quakers are known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. Around 23,000 people attend 478 Quaker meetings in Britain. Their commitment to equality, justice, peace, simplicity and ...

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  16. Sale raises A 300 for Friends Without Borders charityRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | West Sussex Today

    ... help for asylum seekers and refugees in the Portsmouth area. Quakers (also called the Religious Society of Friends) meet 10.30 to 11.30am every Sunday at the Friends Meeting House in East Gardens, Ditchling, BN6 8ST. Worship is mostly silent, but ...

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  17. Church Notes Oct. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... scripture from Matthew 19:16 at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: "May ...

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  18. Union Congregational Church at Isle au Haut welcomes new ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of Hancock County Home Care. Myers grew up in a Congregational church, was for many years active in the Society of Friends (Quaker), then earned his Master of Divinity degree from Bangor Theological Seminary in 2004. He was ordained in the United ...

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  19. Church Notes Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Hawk Eye

    ... "And Peter," using Mark 16:7, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Burlington Worship Group of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St., with Quaker Prayer for Worship: ...

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  20. Recognizing African Americans in Abington Friends cemetery26 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... Schaefer, Clerk of Abington Meeting, said, "We are seriously looking at historical racism within the Society of Friends and how to remedy that. Our concern for finding ways to address historical racism is a way to heal." Quakers in the Abington area ...

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