News & Announcements

On February 22, 2020 the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) held an online conference on sustainability.  Friends from around the world met for worship-sharing, focused on the question "How does God call us to act?" 

A set of Elders from the conference have produced a statement, reflecting their sense of what was expressed online.  That statement is available at:

http://fwcc.world/sustainability/statements

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To limit the spread of COVID-19, Furman University has moved instruction online, and is limiting access to its facilities.  The Duncan Chapel will be closed.  Greenville Friends Meeting will suspend meeting together for worship until further notice.

Friends are encouraged to continue to worship privately.

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Friends have approved a change of the time for Meeting for Worship.  Meeting will now commence at 10:30 am (instead of 11:00 am).

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Berea Friends Meeting applauds the establishment of the Uplifting Racial Justice Committee (SAYMA-URJ) and thanks those Friends whose leadership contributed to its creation.

Berea Friends Meeting notes that SAYMA-URJ "encourages Friends of European descent to support SAYMA-URJ by forming a separate committee or working group."

Berea Friends Meeting calls for the establishment of a complementary and cooperative SAYMA standing committee, provisionally named the Dismantling White Supremacy Committee (DWS), with the following mission:

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Recently I have assumed the role of webpage administrator for the Greenville Friends Meeting.  I would like to thank Denny Webster for her work on establishing our presence in the Quaker Cloud.  I will now endeavor to add more content and maintain the webpage as a resource for members and attenders of Greenville Friends Meeting, as well as for any others who may be interested.  Comments and suggestions are always welcome.

Alan Johnson

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