|Our Meeting engages in a variety of peace and social concerns, including
activities and projects with other churches within the Reno/Sparks area.
These activities are discussed and planned by our Peace & Social Concerns
Committee, which meets on the 1st Sunday of each month after morning worship.
Contact Martin Rochford, our committee's clerk, for more information.
Please read the Peace and Social Concerns Testimony, August 2002
Here is the Original Mothers' Day Proclamation
See also the Recent Peace Initiative of the Davis Meeting
Sunday Morning Discussions
We will continue to alternate our Sunday morning discussions (9 AM – 10 AM) before Worship between the Peace and Social Concerns Committee (P&SC) and the Ministry Committee.Talks by Stephen Zunes on January 23
The Reno Friends Meeting sponsored a visit and talks by Stephen Zunes on January 23rd. The title of his talk was “Towards a New Middle East Policy”. He gave a talk in the Alumni Room in the Associated Student Union at UNR at Noon on Friday, January 23rd. He spoke again in the evening at 7:00 PM at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 780 Del Monte Lane in Reno.
An Advanced AVP workshop will be held at the Carson City Men’s Prison on Friday through Sunday, January 9-11. If you would like to learn more about AVP non-violence training, please contact Harbert Rice.Providing Dinner for Homeless Families
We will continue to provide dinner for homeless families through the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN). We are providing one dinner on the second Wednesday evening of each month (5:30 – 7:30 PM). Children are welcome to come to these dinners. If you would like to help these homeless families, please contact Dorothy Goetz.Zen Meditation
A Zen meditation group has formed in Reno and meets at our Meeting House. The current schedule includes sittings each weekday morning, Monday through Friday, from 6:30 to 7:45 AM, and on Sunday evening from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. If you would like further information, or if you need instruction, please contact Becky Mueller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peace and Social Concerns Activities
Peace vigils are held each Monday evening from 5:30 – 6:00 PM at the Federal Building. For more information on the vigils, contact Patsy Gehr, or see the Sierra Interfaith Action for Peace (SIAP) website.
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