Tag Archives: Peace and Social Concerns

Reflections on a Quaker Annual Meeting

I just returned home from a week spent at Scattergood Friends School, where the annual meeting of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) was held. My blog posts are definitely not official or approved by the yearly meeting. This post is a … Continue reading

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My Mentor, Sherry Hutchison

Sherry Hutchison would have been 99 years old on January 13th this year.  She died peacefully last Sunday, December 31st, in Des Moines, Iowa.  Sherry was a member of Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting, Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative). Sherry embodied … Continue reading

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The Eternal Now and Social Concern

As I prepared for meeting for worship at Bear Creek this morning, I was led to read the following.  I am thankful to have been raised in the Quaker approach to faith based social concern. “The Eternal Now and Social … Continue reading

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Peace and Social Concerns Minutes

The last post described the process by which peace and social concerns matters are dealt with by Quakers in Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), which begins its annual meetings today at Scattergood Friends School and Farm. Following are the Minutes that … Continue reading

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Peace and Social Concerns at Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative)

Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), an organization of Quaker meetings in the Midwest, begins our annual meetings at Scattergood Friends School and Farm, in the country near West Branch, Iowa, today.  You can see the schedule and descriptions of events for … Continue reading

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A Beloved Community

There are two annual meetings of Quakers who belong to Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative).  Yearly Meeting is a week of gathering for worship, business and community interest meetings, held at Scattergood Friends School and Farm.  This usually occurs at end of July. … Continue reading

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