This week Gretchen Castle attended the inaugural mass of Pope Francis as the Quaker representative on the Christian World Communion. […]
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Gretchen Castle is general secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation, an organization that encourages fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends. As part of her role she is the Quaker representative to the Christian World Communion and was invited to the inaugural mass of Pope Francis on March 19, 2013.
This interview was conducted by Friends Journal Editor Martin Kelley. The transcript has been lightly edited.
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FWCC General Secretary nomination Gretchen Castle of Philadelphia nominated to serve as FWCC General Secretary. The Central Executive Committee of Friends […]
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If we want a world without war, we must first accept our own Quaker family.
Gretchen Castle serves as general secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation–World Office in London, which works across the four section offices around the world and represents Friends at the world level. Gretchen is a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting.
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We are all part of the same Quaker family. We are called to love one another, and to be reconciled […]
Bruce Birchard is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He recently retired after 19 years of service as General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He has been encouraged to develop the entirety of “Meeting at the Center” into a Pendle Hill pamphlet. This is an excerpt from “Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One to Another,” Bruce Birchard’s plenary address at the 2011 Friends General Conference Gathering of Friends held in Iowa.
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