Palmetto Friends Gathering

Saturday, July 9, 2022 Photo by Artem Podrez on Pexels.com Quaker Responses to the War in Ukraine Columbia Friends Meeting120 Pisgah Church RoadColumbia, South Carolina 29204 11:30: Potluck 1:00: Meeting for Worship 2:15: Quaker Responses to the War in Ukraine,led by Wayne Finegar, Director, Quaker Houseof Fayetteville Photo by Nicky Pe on Pexels.com 3:30: Meeting……

An Introduction to Degrowth

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Degrowth is a process of planned and democratic reduction of production and consumption in rich countries, eventually reaching a steady state that operates within Earth’s biophysical limits.  The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in Chapter 5 of its latest report on Mitigation of Climate Change, has called for……

Living in Challenging Times

Many of us are questioning how to cope with the many changes that are happening simultaneously like climate change, the economy, family structure and wars. We have been given instructions through the ages from different sources on how to live a well examined life, i.e.: 1. The Bible Ecclesiastes Chapter 3  A right time for……

Saving our Soil

Photo by Ragga Muffin on Pexels.com Last week, young Friends and I presented information about Saving our Soil during program hour. The Save Soil movement is an initiative bringing people and leaders together to counter soil degradation and restore the organic ecosystems that play a vital role in maintaining soil health. In 150 years the USA has……