The Friends Committee on National Legislation is a national, nonpartisan Quaker organization that lobbies Congress and the administration to advance peace, justice, and environmental stewardship Peace Quakers recognise that there is 'that of God in everyone', and this leads us to renounce violence and to work actively for peace. Over many years Quakers have worked for peace - exploring and sharing creative nonviolent approaches to conflict and alternative approaches to violence Quakerism and Economics of the Common Good English Quaker John Bellers (1654- 1725) was the first social thinker to advance universal healthcare as a public policy. He based his case on the enhanced level of well-being and economic efficiency that would result from an improved level of health across the entire society Justice and Policy Studies Department (JPS) at Guilford College works to strengthen police-community relations in Greensboro. The Quaker peace testimony, which calls for taking away the occasion for violence, inspires and guides these efforts. This article explores the ways that JPS and its communit American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. This website is licensed under a Creative Commons License except where noted
Quakers' original refusal to bear arms has been broadened to embrace protests and demonstrations in opposition to government policies of war and confrontations with others who bear arms, whatever the reason, in the support of peace and active nonviolence Quakers played a significant part in working towards the recent international moves to ban child soldiers, and were behind the Department of Peace Studies at Bradford University being established. There has been a move away from the popular glorification of war towards seeing warfare for the moral abomination that it is
The suffrage battle lasted 72 years before Quaker leaders Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and finally Alice Paul, won women the right to vote. Living the Peace Testimony Their central belief in peace has, over the centuries, resulted in Quakers being imprisoned or vilified as conscientious objectors Quaker Lobby Deplores Boost in Pentagon Spending. FCNL's legislative director for foreign policy. At the very minimum, an end to the war in Afghanistan should bring a significant peace dividend, and not be replaced by expensive and unnecessary new weapons and preparations for new wars..
Quaker House is happy to announce its inaugural race! Join your family, friends, and fellow meeting members between October 23, 2021 and October 30, 2021 as you make your way through a virtual 5k for peace. We are also allowing participants to run in a 100 yard dash at the Quaker House if they feel inclined for a challenge Friendship with the American Indians was a Quaker policy: a Quaker committee shared in peace negotiations in 1756 - 1758 and 1763 - 1768, and others set up schools and mediation for the New York Senecas and for the Shawnees and other tribes evicted from Ohio and sent to Oklahoma after 1830. In the 1870s, President Grant asked Friends to. The Children of Peace, which existed from 1812 to 1890, was started by former Quakers from the United States who set up a utopian community near Toronto. With their propensity for fine architecture, music, and ritual, adherents to the sect attracted the attention of the religious, political, and social élites
I find it is not an easy book to read, but it presents a history of Indian relationships with our government after the Civil War. Indian agents were treating the Indian tribes so poorly that President Grant appointed all Quaker Indian agents in the hope that treatment would be improved. Tatum was one of the appointed Quakers . But government supplies were slow in coming and often of shoddy workmanship. Many Indians resisted the confinement of reservation life. For the army the rule that they could not follo
Quaker Voice on Washington Public Policy is looking for a part-time Legislative Advocate and Policy Analyst (lobbyist) for the 2022 legislative session in Olympia. This position will require approximately 90 hours a month during session (January through April) and 20-30 hours a month before and after session (starting October 1 Below are five beliefs that set Quakers apart from other Protestant Christians: 1. Meetings: Quaker meetings, or a meeting of friends, may differ considerably, based on whether the individual group is liberal or conservative. Because of this there are basically two types of Quaker meetings. Meetings of meditation are mostly silent, with.
Mr. Trump's announcement was made in the context of decades of Quaker involvement in the work for peace and justice not only in Palestine and Israel as a whole, but in Jerusalem specifically. In 1948, just before the official creation of Israel, James Vail went to Jerusalem with the American Friends Service Committee alongside British Friend. Quakers were active leaders of many American reform movements past and present, especially abolition of slavery, Indians' rights, prohibition, women's rights, civil rights, prison reform, hospital reform, and world peace. Other famous Quakers include founder George Fox, feminist Lucretia Mott, and presidents Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon By Rae Tyson This article originally appeared in Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine Volume XXXVII, Number 2 - Spring 2011 . Armed with a charter granted by England's King Charles II, William Penn (1644-1718) and one hundred travel-weary Quakers arrived in the New World aboard the Welcome on October 27, 1682, with the intention of establishing the founder's holy experiment, a colony that would be. I am a Quaker peace activist, teacher and author, my most recent book being Transformative Quakers and Howard and Anna Brinton: Reinventors of Quakerism in the 20th century. I serve on the board of directors for several organizations, including the Friends World Committee for Consultation and Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (Diane Randall is the general secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a national, nonpartisan Quaker lobby for peace, justice and the environment. The views expressed in this.
Friends Historical Library was established in 1871 to collect, preserve, and make available archival, manuscript, printed, and visual records concerning the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) from their origins in the mid-seventeenth century to the present The Nobel Peace Prize 1947 was awarded jointly to Friends Service Council (The Quakers) and American Friends Service Committee (The Quakers) for their pioneering work in the international peace movement and compassionate effort to relieve human suffering, thereby promoting the fraternity between nations
Get involved in Quaker meetings. Participate in once-a-month town hall or business meetings from your Quaker congregation. Start with learning important issues affecting your local Quaker community, including but are not limited to conflicts with human rights, social justice, peace, freedom of conscience and community life And Quakers have produced many learning resources that are used in Quaker and non-Quaker education/training contexts. Thus there are many strands to Quaker work in education, and much of it reaches others besides Quakers themselves. Quaker testimonies to equality, truth and integrity, community and peace permeate this work. Equality inspires an. . Peace Testimony. Pastel Peace. Peace in Pastels. Quaker Plain. Quaker Plain and Simple. Quaker SPICES. season your life. Quakers -- even cooler than you think
. The Zoom link will be visible if you RSVP yes. We intend to open up from about 18.50 with a view to starting at 19.0 Hitchin Quakers are fundraising to commission and install a sculpture designed by two Hitchin Boys' students at the front of the Peace Garden - titled Unity - Credit: Chris Kell. Called Unity, the. Quaker is a fee-based financial planning and investment management firm built upon three bedrock principles: Performance, Integrity, and Independence. As a fiduciary we must always put our clients.
The fund would support New England Quakers traveling to Palestine-Israel to later report on their discoveries. Cliff Bennett (VT), Anita Rapone (Burlington Meeting, VT), Scott Rhodewalt (Northeast Kingdom Meeting, VT), Steve McKnight (Wellesley Meeting), and Skip Schiel (Friends Meeting at Cambridge, MA). Sandy Isaacs was a key founding member. The Quaker embrace of silence is often attributed to Psalm 46:10 from the Bible: Be still and know that I am God. Religious opposition to war is hardly a Quaker invention. It's one of three peace churches that champion forms of pacifism and anti-war sentiment, the other two being Mennonites and the Church of the Brethren . The city has... | Find, read and cite all the research.
Quaker Peace and Social Witness. 2004: There can be few social policy innovations in recent times which have so tested Friends as the National Lottery. On the one hand, the longstanding Quaker opposition to gambling makes most, if not all of us uncomfortable about the whole business. On the other hand, may Friends are involved in a range of. Get News Alerts. 937-382-2574. 937-382-4392. 1547 Rombach Avenue, Wilmington OH, 4517 As 103 Friends learned in the Tommy/Pam Greenler Keynote presentation on July 29th, there is a whole lot of space on a Wisconsin farm.. For the child who is becoming self-aware within the embrace of a loving Quaker family, Quaker meeting, and Friends General Conference (FGC) gatherings, this meant there was plenty of room to explore spirit, self-identity, and personal expression How Bayard Rustin's Quaker, AME Faith Shaped the Civil Rights Era. When Walter Naegle reflects on the spirituality of his late partner, civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, two things stick out in. Richard Milhous Nixon was born on January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California, in a house built by his father, located on his family's lemon ranch. His parents were Hannah (Milhous) Nixon and Francis A. Nixon.His mother was a Quaker, and his father converted from Methodism to the Quaker faith. Through his mother, Nixon was a descendant of the early English settler Thomas Cornell, who was also.
QuakerInfo.com. Friends (Quakers) and Peace. by Bill Samuel. Originally published May 1, 1999 at Suite101.com. Links updated occasionally. One of the things probably best known about Quakers is that we have a testimony against participation in war, which we call the peace testimony. As the Quaker movement was developing, Christian bodies did. The Quaker strove for world peace and his administration took part in several disarmament conferences with the goal of reducing arms and ultimately an elimination of war. He also developed and set the precedent for summit diplomacy as a means of achieving peace and good will Quaker Roles in Making and Implementing Federal Indian Policy: From Grant's Peace Policy through the Early Dawes Act Era (1869-1900) published on 01 Jan 2019 by Brill (PPU)/DPPA, Division of Policy, Evaluation and UN Women, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), International Peace Institute (IPI), Quaker United Nations Office. While Quakers and the Amish are both traditional peace churches, the Amish are known for their conservative beliefs and reluctance to accept modern technology. Quakers, on the other hand, are known for more progressive views and an openness to change. And to set the record straight, we have nothing to do with oats
NPYM Annual Session. 07/14/2021 (All day) to 07/18/2021 (All day) FGC Gathering at Radford University, Radford Virginia. 07/03/2022 (All day) to 07/09/2022 (All day) NPYM Annual Session. 07/13/2022 (All day) to 07/17/2022 (All day) FGC Gathering at Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon. 07/02/2023 (All day) to 07/08/2023 (All day The Quakers, or the Religious Society of Friends, began when people within the Church of England saw corruption and false doctrine rise in that body in the 1650s. With Puritanism also came a type of Phariseeism driven by personal pride and doctrinal divisiveness. A non-conformist movement was started by those who sought to distance themselves.
As Quakers, we strive to live by our values of peace, justice, equality, simplicity and care of our shared earth. As a community, we are seeking a deep and joyous spiritual life. We welcome anyone and everyone who would like to visit and worship with us I soon met the peace activists such as Hunter and the Stowes. Vancouver was an eclectic city. Chinese and Japanese communities flourished, with Buddhist temples, Tibetan meditation centers, Quakers, beat poetry coffeehouses, and a radical network of back-to-the-land farmers, naturalists, and conservationists At Friends Homes, a non-profit, Quaker-affiliated Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), you gain access to a future full of new experiences with friends, familiar tastes you love, and a wide array of amenities offered on both of our campuses. Located in Greensboro, NC, our community offers numerous natural areas, pastures, and ponds with. Quaker efforts to promote world peace, including the group's historic work to abolish slavery and to secure the equal treatment of Native Americans as well as to ensure the rights of countless other peoples and cultures worldwide, are widely known and respected (Robinson 2009)
Penn's relationship with Native Americans should be viewed in specific manner. For what Penn and his contemporaries realized, what scholars such as Francis Jennings remind us of, and what most viewers (at least those who their wrote comments) of the Capitol friezes ignored, was the variety inherent in Indian-White relations Third Haven Friends Monthly Meeting is a member of Southern Quarterly Meeting of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends General Conference of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).. Meetings for Worship: Sundays 10:00AM, Wednesdays 5:30PM Childrens' program: Sundays 10:00AM Meetings for Worship with Attention to Business: 2 nd Sunday of the Month following Meeting for Worship (except for. The Peace Walk is free and we walk with whoever comes along, but you can register your interest or find out more from Fran on 07952563725. We start at Natural Choice cafe in the Pavilions Centre B4 7SL and finish at The Library of Birmingham. If you miss the beginning of the walk, the next stop is the new Quaker Peace Hub, 41 Bull Street
/ Economic Justice, Human Rights, Peace, Quakers Vaccine solidarity - the key to protecting human lives and the global economy The pandemic is a chance for us to come together as humans I truly believe that the current Covid-19 pandemic, not unlike the climate crisis can be seen as a chance as well as a test for humanity Sunniva Taylor, Sustainability and Peace Programme Manager for Quaker Peace & Social Witness, explores the links between the action of conscientious objectors of World War I and activism today, asking what working for peace calls us to do in the context of climate change
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This staple bound book is in good condition if you look at the front cover the edges all around are more brown than the middle of the page The top has a little bit of numbers written in pencil and there's a little tear tiny tear like an eighth of an inch by a half inch missing from the top of the page please see my pictures a couple smudges on the cover but all in all it's in good condition. Quaker faith & practice Fifth edition The book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britai USIP Peace Briefing: An Education Track for the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process 4 system — like reforms to any other system such as finance, defense, or foreign affairs — must receive the proper mandate and commitment from the government If you have trouble logging in, try Meeting ID: 85 3 1484 5563, PW 219219. Announcements. Saturday morning Yoga returns on ZOOM with Jim Whitmoyer. All are welcome. Outdoor meeting for worship on the front lawn of the meetinghouse. B.Y.O.C. (chair) or borrow one from the meetinghouse . In the event of rain, outside worship will be cancelled
Being the main centre for the Quakers in Victoria, the building is a centre and symbol for the pursuit of world peace, a core belief and pursuit of the Quakers. A number of shifting asymmetrical circles, a Quaker symbol, have been inserted within the triangular space to detonate the shift between the city and surrounding suburbs We're a community of a wide variety of unprogrammed Friends (Quaker) Meetings in parts of Mexico and the western USA. After decades of independence we recently became affiliated with Friends General Conference. We're used to calling ourselves PYM, but in FGC there is another PYM, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, so we're starting to say PacYM instead. Continue reading Welcome to. Worship with us! Our meetings are at 10:00 A.M. every Sunday at our Meeting House. Our address is 727 Madison Avenue. First Day School and Childcare provided. 518-436-8812 Monthly Peace Vigil The first Wednesday of every month from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in front of the Capital, at State and Eagle Street. Sponsored by Alban In military authorization vote, Quakers claim a victory. FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers conduct a mortar exercise at a small coalition outpost in western Iraq near. A Quaker organization that received the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize for its work assisting and rescuing victims of the Nazis is among the blacklisted groups whose senior activists have been barred from entering Israel.Peace activists in Israel who have worked with the group expressed surprise at the decision
Home In Your Heart With SW Gem Jaspar Lepak. Prepare to have your heart stolen by today's guest, Jaspar Lepak. Jaspar did not really get into music till post-college, but she burst into it full-bore, including producing 5 CDs in a very short time, 4 of which you won't find among the 5 releases that do show up on her site. Read more About. QUF. The Quaker Universalist Fellowship is a gathering of Friends who work to foster understanding among Quakers, and people from the diverse spiritual cultures which flourish in our globalized human community. The Fellowship draws inspiration for its work from such traditional and respected statements of Quaker faith as are represented. Paulette Meier. Cincinnati, Ohio. Paulette's singing and songwriting skills have served the causes of peace, justice, and the earth for the past 30 years. Her award winning children's CD, Come Join the Circle, inspires children in the ways of peace in families and classrooms across the country. More recently, she has turned to promoting inner peace through putting Quaker Wisdom to chant Location. Address: Friends Meeting House, Champion Square, Bristol BS2 9DB. The Meeting House is on Champion Square which lies behind (to the south of) the large Cabot Circus multi-storey car park. The location is well served by public transport and, in addition to the few car parking spaces on our premises there is a large public car park within a few metres Today, Quakers remain active in the advocation of peace and human rights. Named after the first battle of the Revolutionary War, Lexington Village was established because of its proximity to the.
Geneva Peace Week, Geneva, Switzerland. 1,716 likes · 2 talking about this. Geneva Peace Week, a leading annual forum in the international peacebuilding calendar, is the flagship initiative of the.. Lehigh Valley Quakers asking mayors to support treaty to ban nuclear weapons | Letter Updated Jan 27, 2021; Posted Jan 27, 2021 Member state flags fly outside the United Nations headquarters. Buy any Royal Purple 5Qt motor oil and receive a $10 mail-in-rebate plus an additional $5 off at check out when your purchase a K&N oil filter. With over 17,000 AutoCare Centers, ASE certified technicians, and a 2 year peace of mind warranty you can trust your vehicle to NAPA. We understand that. Quakerism. the principles and beliefs of the Society of Friends, a creedless sect founded in England about 1650 by George Fox, especially its emphasis upon the Inward Light of each believer, its rejection of oaths, and its opposition to all wars. Also Quakerdom, Quakery. (Terms made from quake are never used to or between members of the Society.