Friends General Conference

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News & Announcements

Friends from New England, around the country, and Cuba gathered via Zoom for 9 days of worship, discernment, and attention to what Spirit is inviting us to become.  It was a Sessions like none before it, where the old agenda of dry business was dispensed with and we instead gathered to grapple with issues of challening the Empire of white supremacy within ourselves as individuals, as a religious body, and as a society.  We heard an Epsitle from Friends of Color from FGC; an invitation from our plenary speaker to imagine our liberation; Bible Half-hours that offered us a path to an Eco-refor

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Interested Friends will gather for outdoor, socially distanced Meeting for Worship on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 AM, starting Tuesday July 14.  In order to care for participants, and all others who may be entering the Meetinghouse occasionally, Friends are required to adhere to the following safety precautions:

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Please take time to read Anna Lindo's thoughtful writing on a subject we are led to grapple with: How Quakers can truly become anti-racist.  You will be able to find it here on the web page, but you can also subscribe to receive her blog directly in your email.

https://aspiringtoantiracism.blogspot.com/

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Lisa Graustion from Beacon Hill Meeting and Melody Brazo from Fresh Pond Meeting are engaging in a series of conversations designed for White Quakers wanting to think more and learn more about showing up for Racial Justice.  This is the first of 4 planned videos to support White Quaker's learning about, and actively unlearning, what white supremacy has taught us.

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Meeting for worship is currently being held on Zoom.  Please email [email protected] if you would like to join us.

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Friends, Please see the latest message from New England Yearly Meeting calling us to repentance, transformation and action to address racism and white supremacy.

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