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Q&A: Christina Repoley, Founding Executive Director of Quaker Voluntary Service

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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Three Quakers and Jesus: Excerpts From a Quaker Quest Session

At the Friends General Conference Gathering in Johnstown last June, Mary Jo Clogg and Elaine Crauderueff facilitated a weeklong Quaker […]

Christina Repoley attends Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She recently served as peace education coordinator for American Friends Service Committee's Southeast Regional Office. She now serves on Friends General Conference's Youth Ministries Committee. She is a student in the Masters of Divinity program at Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Rex Sprouse is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting. He currently serves as clerk of Whitewater Quarterly Meeting, as co-clerk of Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting's Discipline Revision Committee, and is a member of Friends General Conference's Central Committee. He is a professor of Germanic Studies and Second Language Studies at Indiana University.

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and the founding director of the master's program in Environmental Advocacy and Organizing at Antioch University New England in Keene, N.H. He is also on Friends General Conference's Quaker Quest Traveling Training Team.

Posted in: Features
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QVS 2013-2014 orientation with volunteers, staff, and board members.

Coming Alive: Discerning the Next Chapter of Quaker Service

The story behind the founding of Quaker Voluntary Service.

Christina Repoley is the founding executive director of Quaker Voluntary Service. She is a 2002 graduate of Guilford College and a 2011 graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She lives in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband, Dean, and is a member of Atlanta Meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2014: Finding a Path
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The Prophetic Journey

In a time of perpetual war and violence, unprecedented greed, and environmental devastation, the Religious Society of Friends, with some […]

Christina Repoley grew up in Charlotte (N.C.) Meeting and currently lives in Greensboro, where she attends both Friendship Meeting and Faith Community Church. She is a 2002 graduate of Guilford College and the Quaker Leadership Scholars Program. She is a member of Friends General Conference's new Youth Ministries Committee. This fall she becomes the Peace Education Coordinator for American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional Office, in Atlanta, Ga.

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News, February 2019

British Friends and Palestine announcment; new directors at Quaker Voluntary Service and Belize Friends Ministries.

Posted in: February 2019, News
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Lilly and Clarence Pickett on occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, 1953. Photo courtesy of AFSC Archives.

Pickett Fund closes after 29 years

  In February, the Clarence and Lilly Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership announced that it is closing and moving its […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: News, Quaker Institutions
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Author's quilt. Courtesy of the author.

Quilting as Ministry

Quilting as healing at a Quaker Voluntary Service house.

Kayla Schneider-Smith is a 2016-17 Portland QVS fellow who has served both with New City Initiative, an organization that aims to end the cycle of homelessness through faith community involvement, and Urban Gleaners, a food re-purposing organization that fights childhood hunger in Oregon.

Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Letting Our Light Shine

A how‐to on outreach online.

Mackenzie Morgan is a software engineer and a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. She is currently serving as clerk of the meeting’s Communications Subcommittee, and is a member of Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Advancement and Outreach Committee.

Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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Quaker Works October 2016

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations.

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Quaker Works April 2016

Recent work by Quaker organizations.

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