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Reviving our Testimonies

In preparation for our Strawberry Festival last summer, a Friend taped a poster to the front door of our meetinghouse.  In English and Spanish the poster asked, โ€œWhat do Quakers believe?โ€ and then listed simplicity, peace, truthfulness, community, equality, and sustainability. The message on this poster was a canonical declaration of core principles. It was, unmistakably, a creed. Other examples of the Testimonies (with a๐Ÿ”’

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Michael D. Levi is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, where he serves as clerk of the Ministry and Worship committee and assistant clerk of the meeting. At work he tries to make economic data accessible and intelligible. At home Michael likes to cook, play bridge, and hang out with his family.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies

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