World War 2 Veteran: From Prisoner of War to Pacifist

World War 2 Veteran: From Prisoner of War to Pacifist AprilApr 02 2023 10:00 - 12:00 America/New_YorkCropwell Meeting, 810 S. Cropwell Rd., Marlton, NJ, 08053, United States


Quaker pacifist and World War 2 prisoner of war George Rubin will talk to us about creating a world without war.
George Rubin is a member of Medford Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committee’s New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.

10:00 Silent Worship
11:00 Discussion: War & Pacifism with George Rubin
12:00 Community Potluck

Silent Worship: What To Expect
Worship begins in expectant silence, attentive to what Friends call the Inward Christ. There is no minister or priest. Sometimes a worshiper will rise and give a few minutes of spontaneous ministry: they might read out of a book of Quaker writings or the Bible, share a personal struggle they’re going through, or tell us of a recent a spiritual insight. Sometimes we have a lot messages and sometimes we go the entire worship in silence. No worship experience is ever the same!
We generally sit for an hour with about10-20 people in attendance. In the winter, the wood stove will be giving off a welcoming glow. You will know silent worship ends when the room exchanges handshakes and greetings (feel free to introduce yourself!). A few announcements are given; sometimes discussions spontaneously start. All are welcome! Stay for coffee afterwards. Once or twice a month we'll also have a potluck lunch.

  • Cropwell Monthly Meeting
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    Cropwell is a small but growing Friends meeting in Marlton, NJ. We’d love to have you visit us in person for worship any Sunday morning at 10 am. We try to have a few events every month—introductions to Quakers, speakers who demonstrate Quaker faith in action, etc. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram or join our email announcement list.
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