Category Archives: 5 Sharing Our Faith

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Interchange – Summer 2008 – Gunpowder

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Last winter, Gunpowder Friends engaged in an extended conversation about the meaning of membership in a Quaker Meeting. We reflected and commented on the proposed voices, advices, and queries by the BYM Faith and Practice Revision Committee; we held a … Continue reading

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Interchange – Summer 2008 – Deer Creek

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Our adult first day school gatherings were enriched this winter and early spring by a variety of visitors and discussions. In January Sam Trueblood came from his home in Pennsylvania to give his annual and always anticipated series of Bible … Continue reading

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Interchange – Summer 2008 – Annapolis

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Annapolis Friends continue to meet regularly to develop a peace and justice center. A group met with the local Boys and Girls Club and we hope to bring the Help Increase the Peace Program to them next summer with the … Continue reading

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Interchange – 2008 – Peace Call – Richmond

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The peacemaking activities of the Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Richmond Friends Meeting bear witness to a range of local, regional, and national concerns. On the second Saturday of every month, we lead a silent “Take a Second for … Continue reading

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Interchange – Spring 2008 – Patapsco

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PFM teens have recently been visiting local churches to experience the diversity of worship. Following a visit to a mosque last year, current focus is on Christianity, with recent visits to a Mennonite church, an Anglican monastery, a Presbyterian church, … Continue reading

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Interchange – Spring 2008 – Goose Creek

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During the past year two beloved Friends have died, leaving a younger generation to wonder whether we will ever know how to lead others in the Light as gracefully and generously as they and their peers did. We miss them, … Continue reading

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Interchange – Spring 2008 – Stony Run

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The Meeting continues to hold a series of adult forums on First Days prior to Meeting for Worship. Topics this year are focusing on Quakerism and spirituality; in January and February, our member Don Gann has led a series of … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Pipe Creek

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Pipe Creek Friends have seen a steady increase in attendance over the past year due to the activities of members and attenders moved to share their portion of The Light. Gwen Handler, a teacher at Sandy Spring Friends School was … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Hopewell Centre

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Hopewell Centre Meeting has seen a flurry of community- building activities take place over the last few months. Friendly 8s gatherings, now on-going, have done much to foster personal and spiritual relationships among members and attenders. Our new Seekers’ Group, … Continue reading

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