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PYM Statement on the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28)

PYM Statement on the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28)

On November 30th, the day the 28th UN Conference on Climate Change opened in Dubai, Phila. YM posted this call to climate action on the YM website: “The Religious Society of Friends witnesses to the truth of our times. In this moment, we recognize that we are facing an existential crisis that requires a response […]

Quaker simplicity in Princeton’s first European community

Summary map of early Stony Brook landowners, including William Penn’s acreage, ca. 1690-1705. Originally published in Princeton Architecture by the Princeton University Press. Prepared by Elizabeth G.C. Menzies.  Known as Wopowog to the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans, this region was attractive for its fertile soil and fresh water supply, now known as Stony Brook. For the […]

For the Love of God…and each other

By Dietrich Preston, Clerk of Salem Quarter. Written ahead of Valentine’s day. As usual, the December holidays flew by and it’s already the end of January. February is fast approaching and we will be coming up on Valentine’s Day already. Theoretically, Valentine’s day stemmed from the Roman celebration of Lupercalia, a festival occurring on February 15 […]

FCNL Brave & Constant: Building the World We Seek

Join Quakers and friends this November for worship, learning, fellowship, and action. Our gathering will be based in Washington, D.C., and span the country. We hope you can be part of coming together with joy amidst the challenges we face, individually and collectively. This fall, attendees at the Quaker Public Policy Institute (Nov. 16-20) will lobby Congress […]

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