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Monthly meetings in Utah affiliate directly with Intermountain Yearly Meeting

Gossip, Friends, and friends “To put it in the language of Friends, community happens as that of God in you responds to that of God in me.” 

On Separation (November 2019)

The Original Quaker Peace Testimony My paternal grandfather was a stern, strait-laced Ohio Quaker. My father, his eldest son, lived out most of those values in his own life, including the traditional Quaker repudiation of armed conflict. Yet at the outset of WWII, the youngest son of the family – my Uncle Clinton – chose to join the Army. My father evidently tried to dissuade his younger brother from joining the Army. In the summer of 1942 as Clinton was undergoing basic training in California, he responded to my father’s concerns with these words:

On Countries (January 2016)