January 28 2024

During the Second Hour we will be considering the third query from SAYMA, to help Beth create our annual State of the Meeting report:What holds us together and helps us avoid becoming overwhelmed by the brokenness of the world?

Prayer for Peace in Gaza, Jan. 7th

Please join the Carolina Peace Resource Center, The Christian Action Council and Cease Fire Now, in a Peaceful Prayer Vigil. We will have Solidarity, Songs, and Silence. The vigil will be led by Rev. Dr. Regina Moore,  Executive Minister and CEO of the South Carolina Christian Action Council based in Columbia.

400th Birthday of George Fox — Celebration

You are cordially invited to a celebration in honor of the 400th birthday of George Fox, founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). https://www.britannica.com/biography/George-Fox The event will be held Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 10:00AM at the Columbia Friends Meeting in Columbia, SC. 120 Pisgah Church Rd. Columbia, SC 29203 After a shortened Meeting for Worship, Young Friends…

Dec 31st Fifth 1st Day

December 31 is a Fifth First Day, so there will be a shortened Meeting for Worship from 10:00 to 10:30, in person and by zoom. The zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2934909472 Worship will be followed by preparations for the 400th anniversary celebrations next week.

Dec.24th Sing Carols

There will be Meeting for Worship on December 24, in person at the Meetinghouse and by way of zoom. The zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2934909472 First Day School will be available for Young Friends. During the Second Hour we will sing seasonal carols, led by Jerry Rudolph.

Aiken Friends Dec. 17th

PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT ZOOM LINK THIS WEEK.  Many thanks to Fred Alger for providing our Zoom service!!  As always, worship in silence begins at 10 AM, followed by fellowship at 11 o’clock.  Meeting will be virtual only. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84939010101?pwd=znm3h7Hic8p1jfOg6VeAZUxs3DLK9F.1 Meeting ID: 849 3901 0101 Passcode: 208724 Aiken Friends are invited to join Carolina Friends School…

Dec. 10th Meeting for Business

At 10:00 on December 10 we will be Meeting for Worship, in person and by way of zoom. The zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2934909472 First Day School will be available for Young Friends. During the Second Hour we will have out monthly Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business. Please join in!

Nov. 26th Farewell words from Naser

We will be having Meeting for Worship at 10:00 on November 26, in person at the Meetinghouse and by way of zoom. The zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2934909472 First Day School will be available for Young Friends. During the Second Hour, Naser Lessani will speak to the Meeting.

Nov. 19th Bayard Rustin

During the Second Hour, Michael Masters will give a presentation “On Bayard Rustin,” the Quaker activist. The feature film about him and his planning of the 1963 March on Washington, “Rustin”, is still showing all this week at the BTM Dutch Square theaters; and beginning November 17 it will be available on Netflix. Also: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2934909472…

Elder Fraud Forum

Friends, Let’s gather for virtual meeting this Sunday morning.  Worship in silence begins at 10 AM and fellowship follows at 11 o’clock.  As always, we are indebted to Beth for our Zoom service and to Aaron for hosting. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87309017695 On Saturday, November 18, Aaron will speak for Quakers in a Thanksgiving program presented by Aiken…