Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends
A Quaker Community in Medford, New Jersey

News & Announcements

Lately, a persistent humming sound has been reported in some neighborhoods.

It is not a cause for concern.

It’s the reassuring  sound of sewing machines—dozens of them, running at odd times of day and night to meet a new and pressing need.

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Resources for Friends and Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Part One released April 22nd, 2020, Part Two and Bonus Track released May 7th, 2020.

As the COVID-19 infection rate continues to climb, and people we care about become ill or lose their lives as a result of the pandemic, FGC decided to talk to three Quaker chaplains about grief, death, and dying.

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Dear Meeting Family,

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Recently a friend lent me the book, Plastic Free, and I was surprised how much I didn’t know about plastic, given how concerned I am about both the health of the planet and the safety of our food, water, and air.  But what is the problem with plastic anyway, or should we say what are the problems?  Too make a long story short, not only does plastic endanger our health when plastic packaging leaches toxins into our food, water and personal care products, but the production and disposal of plastic pollute the environment, including our drinking w

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The Eco-Justice Collaborative of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting issues this monthly bulletin in the hope that it will provide Friends with time-sensitive information and resources to help in their ongoing work for social and environmental justice. Please share as you think appropriate.

This month the newsletter is focusing on information about several significant events this month and next that we hope you will want to participate in.

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