In response to multiple mass shootings in 2022

Our country continues to be devastated by mass shootings. The Gun Violence Archive showsthat the number of all gun violence deaths is rising with each passing year, with 692 individualskilled in mass shootings in 2021. The Center for Disease Control and National Institutes ofHealth report over 45,000 deaths due to gun violence in 2020. The……

GHANA DELEGATION

Photo by Asiama Junior on Pexels.com Columbia World Affairs Council is hosting the delegation’s visit, including an “AnniversaryBall.”  https://www.columbiaworldaffairs.org/sister-cities.html A delegation from one of Columbia’s Sister Cities, Accra, Ghana, will be in town May 12th,2022.   The world’s tallest peace pole is just outside Accra, on the campus of the KwameNkrumah University of Science and Technology in……

Worship Sharing on the Peace Testimony

Photo by Mathias P.R. Reding on Pexels.com On the 16th, 85 Friends from states across the country gathered for a two-hour long meeting that saw many meaningful messages rise out of the silence. Both prior to and after that session, Wayne Finegar from Quaker House heard from people who had been unable to participate due……

Friends Advocacy: Stop Yemen War

Photo by asim alnamat on Pexels.com As many of you know, some of us in Friends Meeting along with others in South Carolina are active in the first Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) South Carolina Advocacy Team.   The focus this year is on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.   FCNL is asking that we withdraw military……