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Herndon Friends have a long history supporting Cornerstones (previously known as Reston Interfaith).

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In the interest of keeping everyone healthy, and doing our part to contain the spread of COVID-19, indoor Meeting for Worship is cancelled until further notice.

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The 2020 Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County, held Sunday, March 1, recognized high school junior and senior students at 24 public and two private high schools in the county who made a positive contribution to their school or wider community by promoting mutual understanding and respect for all people.

Held at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax, sponsors, family and friends celebrated the accomplishments of the recipients at a public reception.

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At our Meeting for Business on Sunday, October 13, Herndon Friends agreed to adopt the practice suggested by the BYM Growing Diverse Leadership Committee, to test decisions we make using the following queries: 

1.   How could this decision affect those who have been harmed by racist behavior?

2.   To what degree have privilege, class, stereotypes, assumptions, and our ability to include other perspectives affected this decision? Will this decision promote equity, diversity, and inclusiveness? Will it enable us to be more friendly and whole?

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The 23 recipients of the 2019 Student Peace Awards were honored at a reception on March 10 at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax.

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An FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation) Advocacy Team is working hard in Northern Virginia. Join us on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Herndon Friends Meeting house.

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