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Sending Forth

A public Friend illustrates the importance of financial support in ministry.

Ashley M. Wilcox is a member and recorded minister of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Ore. She currently lives in Atlanta, Ga., where she worships with Atlanta Meeting and studies at Candler School of Theology. Her writing has been published in Friends Journal, Western Friend, and various Quaker anthologies. She blogs at questforadequacy​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: March 2014: Funding Ministry
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Trustees

Friends Journal is published by Friends Publishing Corporation. The mission of the corporation is to communicate Quaker experience in order […]


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Nairobi West

Ashley Wilcox reflects on the warm welcome she found at Nairobi West Friends Church in Kenya.

Ashley M. Wilcox is presiding clerk of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Oregon, and a graduate of the School of the Spirit Ministry’s program, “On Being a Spiritual Nurturer.” She carries a concern for supporting ministers in the Religious Society of Friends, and writes regularly about her spiritual journey on her blog, questforadequacy​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: Online Features
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Ashley Bryan’s Puppets: Making Something from Everything

By Ashley Bryan, photographs edited by Rich Entel. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014. 80 pages. $19.99/hardcover; $12.99/eBook. Recommended for […]

Anne Nydam is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, where she teaches First-day school. A former middle school art teacher, she now stays home with her children, while working as an artist and author of children’s books.


Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Value of Seminary

Lives of Friends: “But why go to seminary?” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To […]

Ashley M. Wilcox is a recorded minister and pastor of Church of Mary Magdalene. She is a member of Freedom Friends Church and a sojourning member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. Her writing has been published in Friends Journal, Western Friend, and various Quaker anthologies, as well as on her website, ashleymwilcox​.com.


Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Lives of Friends
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Walking the Labyrinth

“This is the message we have heard and declare to you: God is light; in God there is no darkness […]

Ashley M. Wilcox is presiding clerk of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Oregon, and a graduate of School of the Spirit Ministry’s program “On Being a Spiritual Nurturer.” She carries a concern for supporting ministers in the Religious Society of Friends, and writes regularly about her spiritual journey on her blog: http://​www​.questforadequacy​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: Features
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Interview with Ashley Merryman

Co-author of Nurtureshock Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman have been making a lot of waves in the past two years […]

Ashley Merryman is a writer and attorney who previously served in the Clinton administration in various positions, including as a speechwriter/researcher to then Vice President Al Gore. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Time, New York, the Washington Post, and many other publications. She and Po Bronson have won nine national awards for their reporting in Nurtureshock, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Award for Journalism, an “Audie,” two Clarion Awards, the Mensa Press Award, and the award for outstanding journalism from the Council on Contemporary Families. Bronson and Merryman’s latest book is called Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing. Jana Llewellyn writes both fiction and nonfiction and is former associate editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Book Club
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Rising up: Ministry at the World Gathering of Friends

Ministry and silence delivered at the World Conference in Kenya

Ashley M. Wilcox is presiding clerk of Freedom Friends Church in Salem, Oregon, and a graduate of the School of the Spirit Ministry’s program “On Being a Spiritual Nurturer.” She carries a concern for supporting ministers in the Religious Society of Friends, and writes regularly about her spiritual journey on her blog, questforadequacy​.blogspot​.com.


Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Features
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Worshiping Online

An experiment with online programmed meeting for worship.

Rachel Guaraldi is an interfaith hospital chaplain, Quaker minister, and spiritual director. As a lifelong Quaker and member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass., Rachel has facilitated dialogue among Quaker, ecumenical, and interfaith communities for over a decade. To join and participate in the online programmed meeting for worship, please visit rachelguaraldi​.com/​p​mfw.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Rancor

My son and I, separated by half a continent, had been talking on the phone for 30 minutes when he […]

Lance Wilcox is a professor of English at Elmhurst College, near Chicago. He has in the past attended Friends meetings in Seattle, Minneapolis, and Downer’s Grove, Illinois.


Posted in: Features
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