Possible nontheist Friends interest group at New England YM

As mentioned last post, at the last minute I ended up being unable to go to Canadian Yearly Meeting, so a few days ago I registered for trusty old New England Yearly Meeting. And though I’ve found much to like about the schedule (as usual), there seemed to be a little underrepresentation of the more liberal and universalistic thread within Quakerism. So I’ve felt led to try to organize an evening interest group on nontheism, Lord willing. I’ll post details here if it works out.

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  1. 1 Nontheist Friends workshop on Tuesday at The Seed Lifting Up Pingback on Aug 6th, 2007
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