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My Experience as an African American Quaker

A planned memorial for freed slaves in the cemetery exposes lingering divides.

Avis Wanda McClinton is a resident of Glenside, Pa., in Upper Dublin Township. She is a board member of the Grandom Insitution, a grant making project of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
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Memorializing Friends of African Descent

A Friends meeting learns about an invisible racial history right in its own backyard.

More information about the Honoring Those Known Only to God project, including participant stories and advices about how Friends can begin this work in their local meeting or church, can be found at Friendsjournal.org/honoring-project.

Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Memorial service at Abington Meeting. 漏 Tricia Coscia.

Honoring Those Known Only to God

A group of Friends hopes to identify North American Quaker burial grounds that hold remains of African American men, women, [鈥

Current committee members for Honoring Those Known Only To God are from Alaska, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.聽You can visit the Honoring Project's YouTube channel at聽http://bit.ly/YouTubeHonoringProjUGRR聽or email them at聽[email protected].

  • Avis Wanda McClinton, Upper Dublin (Pa.)聽Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
  • Joe Coscia and Tricia Coscia, Yardley (Pa.)聽Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Linda Lotz, Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Oppenheimer, Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting聽(Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.), 聽Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative.
  • Sarah Yvonne Blackburn Kehoe, Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Fairbanks, Alaska), Alaska Friends Conference.
  • Tom Grabe, Germantown Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.). Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

 

Update: This list has been revised to include the names and monthly and yearly affiliations of members of the committee.

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New Year鈥檚 top five: The most popular articles of 2014

The top five most鈥恟ead articles of 2014.

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The Presiding Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Responds

As the presiding clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, I am writing to clarify the yearly meeting鈥檚 role and actions related [鈥

Jada S. Jackson is the聽Presiding Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

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British Faith and Practice; Grave marker for abolitionists; women鈥檚 theology conference.

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New Year鈥檚 top five: The most popular articles of 2017

We鈥檝e been sharing our most鈥恟ead articles of 2017 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Mystical Experience, the [鈥

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