Our Mission

Quaker House is a manifestation of the Friends’ Peace Testimony. Based in Fayetteville, NC, home of Ft. Bragg, Quaker House provides counseling and support to service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world.

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Thinking about Conscientious Objection in a Time of War

by Steve Woolford, Quaker House Counselor to the GI Rights Hotline   When the Russian invasion of Ukraine was imminent, I was saddened to think about all the people that would be harmed in the conflict. I remembered a conscientious objector from the US Army I worked...

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Putting Action to Witness: Living into the Peace Testimony

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 63 Friends from across the nation joined together online to share their experiences of acting on their personal witness of the Peace Testimony of Friends. Wayne Finegar of Quaker House discussed the history and work of Quaker House and how...

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Wayne Finegar Named New Executive Director of Quaker House

Wayne Finegar Named New Executive Director of Quaker House

The Board of Directors of Quaker House is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne W. Finegar II to the position of Executive Director, effective March 1, 2022. Wayne graduated from Swarthmore College in 1989 with a BA in Philosophy and received a JD degree from...

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Pushed Off the Path of War

Pushed Off the Path of War

Conscientious Objectors Tell Their Stories This is an extended version of the article by Lenore Yarger, Quaker House counselor to the GI Rights Hotline, printed in our Fall 2021 newsletter, HomeFront. Kristofer Miller was a sergeant in Special Forces training at Ft....

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Quaker House of Fayetteville NC
Quaker House of Fayetteville NC

Wayne William Finegar II is still working to get to know North Carolina. Took a day and went to see Wilmington. Toured the Wilmington Railroad Museum while it poured rain. Then walked the riverfront district and got really good seafood for dinner. Spent several hours...

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The complications caused by the recent Dobbs decision by the United States Supreme Court continue to grow as jurisdictions and entities across the country try to work out the implications.... To see the full article, to go https://t.co/r1ZHdiwf8E. https://t.co/vxUnzcUBob

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