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A Convergence of Friends

This spring I hosted an unusual dinner party: nine Quakers from Ohio, Oregon, and California, gathered for fellowship, dialogue, and take‐out pizza at my apartment in San Francisco. Our ages ranged from four to 60‐something. We were polite, charming, and friendly, yet we asked and answered some hard questions. We talked about Jesus and gay rights, about fear and righteousness, about finding our own paths within the Quaker tradition, sometimes on well‐worn tracks and sometimes by blazing new trails. What did we all have in common?—a concern for classic Quakerism and the all‐encompassing love of God. People🔒

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Robin Mohr, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, serves her monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings through religious education programs for adults and children.


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