Society of Friends Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Groups urge end to life sentences for juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    ... in Criminal Justice Project, the NWA Reentry Coalition, Compassion Works for All, Inc., and the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) of Fayetteville.

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  2. Reader takes issue with characterization of AFSCRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | Mt. Airy News

    ... (AFSC) as "pro-illegal immigration" is flat out wrong. The AFSC was founded by Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends); and, since World War I, has worked to fulfill its mission of promoting peace and social justice. They are committed to dealing ...

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  3. Church Notes Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... Me Victory," with Psalm 23:5 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: "The ...

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  4. Ferris: Friends' Central not alone in fighting free-speech battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Philly.com

    The Quakers have an elegant turn of phrase for humanity's common link to the divine: There is that of God in everyone. The belief is at the core of many of the testimonies of the Society of Friends: honesty, equality, simplicity, peace, integrity, stewardship.

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  5. Commentary: Friends' Central wrong to cancel speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Philly.com

    The decision by Friends' Central School to cancel a talk by a Swarthmore College professor who is a Palestinian Quaker after receiving complaints from some members of the school community may be acceptable in an age of political correctness, but it's an embarrassment to Quaker education as well as a rejection of the free speech that's defined the Society of Friends since its founding in the mid-17th century. As a Quaker, former Friends' Central parent, teacher in, and product of Friends' schools, I was very disappointed to learn that school head Craig Sellers canceled the talk scheduled for Feb. 3 by Sa'ed Atshan, an assistant professor of peace and conflict studies.

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  6. Quakers call for ban on frackingRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... is destructive of the environment, land and communities." * 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 Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... Doug Ferguson, who will preach 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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  8. Quakers stand alongside victims of racist policiesRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... the tender shoots of peace, love and unity may flourish." * 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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  9. Your View: New Bedford's human rights legacy and the current crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... men happened to be some of its most progressive citizens because they were Quakers, members of the Society of Friends, which opposed slavery and war. Those wealthy white men who owned whale ships, coastal trading vessels, light industries, banks and ...

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  10. Church Notes Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The scripture is Psalm 23:2, 3. 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. Quakers seeek to build trust between faith and science communitiesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... and urgent and fair action as a moral obligation." * 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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  12. Derol MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... PA. He was retired millwright from Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point, MD. He was a member of the Society of Friends and the Smithfield Historical Society. In addition to his parents, Derol was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Dawson and ...

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  13. "Quaker Lobbyist" Visits Austin Diane Randall plans Austin stop to talk public policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... simple to declare but difficult to maintain: to go on doing as she has done. Randall leads the Religious Society of Friends ' efforts to affect federal legislation, in the service of the Quaker principle to see God "in every one we meet." That means ...

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  14. Church Notes Jan. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... Steve McCall give the sermon 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. Why we need LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... with massive student-loan debts they can never repay. Anti-slavery was introduced into America by the Society of Friends, once ridiculed as "Quakers." It became part of the Enlightenment that also gave us the separation of church and state. Today in ...

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  16. Quakers receive award for pay transparencyRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... consumers, investors and others to support fairer employers * 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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  17. Church Notes Jan. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... with reference to Luke 5:2 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: "Love ...

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  18. Rosemary Goring: State we are in emphasises argument for interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... vision of what she would like the state to do sounds like a report from the Rowntree Foundation or the Society of Friends. Compassion and concern are its bedrock: help not just for the poor who depend on welfare but also for the middling who are ...

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  19. State we are in emphasises argument for interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... vision of what she would like the state to do sounds like a report from the Rowntree Foundation or the Society of Friends. Compassion and concern are its bedrock: help not just for the poor who depend on welfare but also for the middling who are ...

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  20. Church Notes Jan. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. The scripture is Romans 8:37-39. 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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