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.

Peace Efforts in Afghanistan

A Conversation about Peace Efforts in Afghanistan July 17th at 8:00 pm Please join the South Carolina Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) AdvocacyTeam as we talk about peace efforts in Afghanistan with peace activists Sherri Maurin and NaserLessani. In addition to discussing past and current peace efforts, we will also discuss FCNLadvocacy and how…

Sierra Club meeting Monday, March 27th

Please join the Midlands Group of the South Carolina Sierra Club in a discussion about actions we can take concerning the production of plutonium pits (key components for nuclear weapons) at SRS, plutonium transport and the serious safety concerns at the Oconee nuclear station.    Register in advance for this meeting: South Carolina Sierra Club Midlands…

Nuclear safety at Oconee Nuclear Station

Nuclear safety at Oconee Nuclear Station near Seneca SC November 15th , 20228:00 pm ET The November Sierra Club Wild Activist Grassroots Team  Call will be Tuesday,November 15 at 5:00pm PT, 6:00pm MT, 7:00pm CT, and 8:00pm ET.  First, Athan Manuel, DC Lands Director, will discuss thecurrent political scene in Washington, DC. Environmental lawyer Diane Curran, nuclear engineer…

FCNL Statement on Peace Testimony and the Ukraine

Quakers are a people who follow after peace, love and unity. Our peace testimony is ourwitness to the Truth as we experience it.Our testimony manifests as a cumulative set of actions, continually tested and added to overcenturies. These actions are diverse in form, but have been broadly united by: Refusal to kill, Relief of suffering,…

Advocacy Opportunities with the FCNL

Vlad Salas Moreno, the Program Assistant for Nuclear Disarmament and Pentagon Spending FCNL, brings together Quakers and friends from around the country to lobby Congress on legislative priorities set by our Quaker network. We believe that change in Congress is possible through relationship building and recognizing the inherent dignity of every human being, and we’re…

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…

Worship Sharing on the Peace Testimony

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 to conflicting schedules or wished to continue…