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An introduction to the issue.
Preparing for the future of the 100‐year‐old FGC Gathering.
Barry Crossno became the general secretary of Friend General Conference in 2011. He joined Friends in Taos, New Mexico, and now lives in Philadelphia with his wife Beth and their eleven-month-old son, Auden. He recently co-authored Pendle Hill Pamphlet No. 460 with J. Brent Bill titled On Vocal Ministry. Email: [email protected].
Posted in: Features, The State of Quaker Institutions
In recent months there have been numerous changes in the executive leadership of several Quaker organizations. Some observers have even […]
Diana Allinger, an intern with Friends Journal in the fall of 2010, is a senior at Temple University. Several other FJ interns, including Melissa Archer, Patty Cangelosi, Julia Feerrar, and Madeline Schaefer, assisted with the development of this article.Posted in: Features
News of the Quaker world: AFSC on North Korea, Quaker groups partner with Everence, Quaker House appointment.
Stumbling blocks and white supremacy cut us off from God and from each other.
Paul Ricketts is an avid reader, educator, and social activist; a member of Fort Wayne (Ind.) Meeting; and a member of the communication/outreach committee of Fellowship of Friends of African Descent. He has given over 35 years of volunteer service with American Friends Service Committee.Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Service work with young adult Friends.
Christina Repoley is a member of the Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She has served on staff in the Peace Building Program of American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional office and as the coordinator of the Mexico Summer Project, one of AFSC’s last remaining workcamps for young adults. She served on Friends General Conference’s Youth Ministries Committee for six years, and recently served on FGC’s Stoking the Spiritual Fire of Quakerism Capital Campaign Steering Committee. Christina was a Woodruff Fellow at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology where she received a Master of Divinity in 2011. Following seminary, Christina served as Program Coordinator for the Faith and Service Program of the Cousins Family Foundation, where she worked with a national network of faith-based voluntary service programs and also with the Fund for Theological Education’s Volunteers Exploring Vocation program.Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality
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