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Crostini with Olive Tapenade… and Tea

Friends find a tasty way to raise funds for the meeting library.

Ruthie Tippin is a recorded Friends minister. She has served in pastoral ministry in West Branch, Iowa, and most recently at First Friends Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Now retired, Ruthie continues to serve Friends in various ways as a retreat speaker, worship leader, and encourager to meetings and their members.


Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
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The Golden Rule Shall Sail Again

Recovering a piece of nonviolent Quaker history.

Arnold J. (Skip) Oliver lives in Sandusky, Ohio, and is an emeritus professor of political science at Heidelberg University in Ohio. He is a Vietnam veteran, a longtime member of Veterans For Peace, and an avid sailor.


Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
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Milestones May 2013

Cayard—Leonora Balla Cayard, 88, on December 14, 2012, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Leonora was born on September 15, 1924, in […]

Death notices for Leonora Balla Cayard, Frank Lonstreth, Jeremy Hardin Mott, Ceal Phelan, Arnold Chase Satterthwait, and Daniel Test Young.


Posted in: May 2013: Focus on the Arts, Milestones
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A Lesson in Hope

By Philip Gulley. Center Street, 2015. 260 pages. $24/hardcover; $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Phil Gulley’s latest novel, A Lesson in Hope, lives […]

Jim Hood teaches English and environmental studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Friendship Meeting, North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative).


Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. HarperCollins, 2017. 434 pages. $16.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. This is a book I came to […]

Catherine Wald is a poet, author, and teacher who attends Sing Sing Worship Group at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y.


Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Ordinary Miracles: Awakening to the Holy Work of Parenting / Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World (Books)

Ordinary Miracles: By Rachel S. Gerber. Herald Press, 2014. 145 pages. $12.99/paperback; $8.99/eBook.   Their Name Is Today: By Johann […]

Tom and Sandy Farley are members of Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting. They are storytellers, booksellers, and co-authors of the Earthcare for Children curriculum.


Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Sifting Through the Rubble: The 9/11 Controversies

Friends are advised to minister to those in need but also to seek to know the facts and the causes […]

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and director of the Environmental Advocacy and Organizing program of Antioch University New England.


Posted in: Features
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My Journey among Friends

I found the Religious Society of Friends when I was in middle school. An unpopular, misunderstood, “sensitive” child, I didn’t […]

Kevin-Douglas G. Olive is a member of Baltimore (Md.) Meeting-Homewood, and attends Seton Hill Worship Group in Baltimore. A French teacher, he is a member of Friends General Conference's Advancement and Outreach Committee.


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Ellis Oliver Jones

Jones—Ellis Oliver Jones, 88, on October 25, 2016, in Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Ollie was born on January […]

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Stephen Allen Hawk

Hawk—Stephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July […]

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