Friends General Conference

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Minutes

The Minutes included here fall into two categories: First, there are official Minutes which address the sense of the Meeting on specific issues. We welcome everyone to read these Minutes. Second, there are Minutes which provide a summary of the proceedings for specific Meetings for the Purpose of Business. These Minutes are only visible the CSMM community.

Chatham-Summit Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) believes that the U.S. should close the prison at Guantánamo Bay.

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At the present time, many evils and problems compete for the attention of people of good will. Warfare, nuclear proliferation, intolerance, inequality, poverty, illness, and homelessness are just some of the challenges facing the world today.

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“Just as there is that of God in every person, there is that of God in every relationship that calls upon God.” New York Yearly Meeting Faith and Practice.

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Summit Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) endorses the New Jersey Death Penalty Moratorium Resolution.

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Summit Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends hereby reaffirms its longstanding opposition to the death penalty.

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DRAFT Friends minute on unemployment – DRAFT Monthly meeting cleared for presentation at NYYM by Black Concerns committee with the observation that it is still under consideration by SMM.

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