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Visual Ministry in Response to War

Review of PAFA’s World War I and American Art

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


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January full issue access: Quakers in the Workplace

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of […]

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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Matthias Luckwaldt

Interviews with those new to Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, […]

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Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger

Trefsger—Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger, 91, on July 10, 2016, at her son’s home in Auburn, Maine. Ethel was born on November 25, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Blanche Petzold and Otto Goerlich. She attended Dobbins Vocational High School, studied ship hull drafting and pipe design in the World War II Training School at the University […]

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Weathering the Windfall Contest

What would your meeting do with $1 million? Submit for a chance to win the top prize: $500! New deadline is January 31, 2017.


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Forum November 2016

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever published, going back […]

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Richard William Banks

Banks—Richard William Banks, 92, of Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa., on February 29, 2016. Bill was born on April 9, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Catherine Skilling and Rudolph Banks. He attended Swarthmore High School and Haverford School and graduated from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania in 1947. He studied law at Temple […]

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Harold Cedric Field

Field—Harold Cedric Field, 97, on August 7, 2015. Harold was born on December 23, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Myrtle Devoice and Andrew Field. Both parents were Scandinavian, his mother Norwegian and his father Swedish. A year after Harold’s birth the family moved to a small railroad town in North Dakota where his father was […]

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Ministry of Tourism

A historic meetinghouse becomes a place where the public can learn about Friends.

Since 2013, Lynne Calamia has overseen the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of the historic Arch Street Meeting House and burial ground. She holds a PhD in American Studies from Penn State University. Lynne is a member of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.


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Forum: June/July 2016

A resource for Quakers to connect Your feature “Quaker Works” (FJ Apr.) serves a very current need. In their reorganizations, both Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and Friends General Conference have had to lay down committees doing vital work, leaving many Friends with no way of connecting to other like-minded Quakers. “Quaker Works” provides a way to […]

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