Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Membership Decline

Membership Decline/Detroit Friends Meeting/Walden, Margaret/Bridge plan cuts swath in southwest Detroit/ The blueprint also calls for closing as many as 30 streets and demolishing the Beard early childhood center and a handful of churches, including the Religious Society of Friends' modest facility on Fort Street.

"It would be difficult to leave our meeting house, but it would not be terrible," said Margaret Walden, clerk of the 15-member church. "Quakers are not, as a general rule, tied to a specific location." ...


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