The upcoming U.S. Congressional mid-term elections already have at least seven Quaker candidates for office. How does their Quaker faith inform these candidates’ desires to run for Congress? What advice would they have for other Quakers wanting to run for office in the future?
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We’ve been sharing our most-read articles of 2017 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith. Robert Atchley’s look at the mystical side of Quaker faith from our February issue. #4 Weeping to Joy. From our August issue on the “Art of Dying and the Afterlife,” Betsy […]
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Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.
Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting that occurred early morning on Sunday, June 12, at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Friends Journal sees its role as an amplifier of these Quaker voices. Please let us know of other statements […]
What are the important elements of building a loving, safe, and supportive community? How do you contribute to maintaining these elements in your community?
What are some ways to support and care for each member of your community? How do you help out when someone is in need? How do you make newcomers feel welcome in your community?
What happens when there are differences or conflicts within a community? How do we respond with patience, tolerance, and openness to building bridges?
Share an example of a community working together to accomplish a greater goal. What happened and how was it made possible? What kind of roles did members play along the way?
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