Green Growth and Degrowth

There will be First Day School available for Young Friends.During the Second Hour, Anne Burke will present ideas and suggestions on possible Personal Responses to Degrowth. 1.  Review of definitions of Green Growth and Degrowth as presented in the debate 2.  Review of Nate Hagens’s commentary 3.  Personal steps to Degrowth 4.  Community steps to Degrowth 5. ……

Martha Schofield, Program

Friend Harold Finnegan of Darby Meeting in Pennsylvania has prepared a program about Martha Schofield, an ardent abolitionist and suffragist from PA who moved to Aiken and founded Schofield School during Reconstruction to educate freed slaves.  Today its descendant operates as Schofield Middle School where many children have continued to further their education.  Harold will cover the……

Cranes for Our Future

Photo by lilartsy on Pexels.com This weekend will mark 77 years since the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Starting this Friday, we hope you will join the Hiroshima and Nagasaki prefectures, as well as a broad coalition of institutions and individuals, in demonstrating growing public support for a world without nuclear weapons – by……

Quaker Minute June 5, 2022

As South Carolinians, we feel a special responsibility to speak out against theproduction of plutonium pits and Tritium Producing Burnable Absorber Rods (TPBARs)in our state. Plutonium pits would be produced at Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken,South Carolina, and TPBARs are currently produced at Wesdyne in the Westinghousefacility near Columbia, South Carolina. The plutonium pits……