Sad News: Obituary for Laura C. Townes

Laura Clare (Johnson) Townes, 93, wife of the late George Franklin Townes, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Born in New Haven, CT, she was the daughter of the late Charles Harvey Johnson and Faustina Beede Johnson. She was a 1946 graduate, summa cum laude, of Swarthmore College in PA, where she received a BA…

A Conversation About Quakerism

Host Dennis Wholey for a conversation about Quakerism – beliefs and practices – with Deborra Sines Pancoe, member of the Religious Society of Friends in Philadelphia, PA   http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/i-believe-program-visits

The Lighthouse

A tiny light is kept behind a glass A shutter swings and squeaks against the wind The stone is wrapped in vines, and weeds, and rain At sea, the ships toss and tack, looking out For light to guide them from the rocks, towards home. Alone, asleep, the keeper lays, wrapped up Against the cold,…

SC Christian Action Council Statement

Faithful Security: a Faithful Response to the Complex 2030 Proposal The administration’s plan to develop new nuclear weapons must be stopped. Under the “Complex 2030” plan, up to 125 new plutonium pits would be produced every year, posing a threat to public health and creation. In addition, the renovation of the nuclear weapons complex is…