Interchange – Spring 2010

On February 12, 2010, nearly three dozen friends enjoyed a delicious potluck and a joyous reunion with our Canadian Friend Nancy Anderson. On February 14, 2010, Friends living at Kendal at Lexington hosted Meeting for Worship in the beautiful guest house on the Kendal campus, Sunnyside House. In addition to most of our regular Maury River attendees, we were happy to welcome four Kendal residents to our Worship. We continue to hold local vigils at the times of state executions.
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Spiritual State of the Meeting – 2008

Maury River Friends have much to celebrate and be grateful for: a wonderful group of Friends who not only worship together, but also visit and support one another outside of meeting. Potluck dinners in each other’s homes, distributing peace cranes during the community holiday parade, ongoing work for peace and justice, and our Christmas worship/dinner/candle-lighting continue to be high points in our lives. Completion of a minute on marriage and of practical guidelines for facilitating marriage mark the end of years of work and speak our truth with joy. Our Young Friends Service Committee—whose members are now in high school and have been part of our meeting since they were carried in by their parents each First Day—conducts an annual fundraising spaghetti dinner, works with the younger children, and enriches our lives in many ways. We also are delighted with new families who bring the next generation of children into our midst.
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