Stories of a wandering generation.
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Betsy Blake was recently accused of having a fake ID during a night out dancing, but she is in fact 36 years old. Currently residing in Philadelphia, Betsy is self-employed as a business and communications consultant for progressive businesses and organizations. She can be reached at [email protected].
The original version of this article included more of the author's stories of the experiences of her generation of Friends. You can read the un-cut version of "Quakerism Left Me" (original) here.Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
We need to create space for sharing our stories.
Mary Ann Downey is a member of Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She shares Quaker beliefs through the FGC Traveling Ministry program, and as director of Decision Bridges. She has served on the boards of the American Friends Service Committee, Friends Publishing Corporation, Friends General Conference, and Earlham School of Religion.Posted in: Features, September 2013
An interview with Sa’ed Atshan.
Martin Kelley is Friends Journal’s senior editor.
Sa’ed Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
Departures from Wilmington Yearly Meeting; new head of Olney Friends School appointed.
What barriers prevent a racially diverse Religious Society of Friends in the United States?
Vanessa Julye leads workshops, and speaks and writes articles on issues regarding racism. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, who travels under a concern for addressing racism in Quakerism with a travel minute from her meeting, Vanessa is Friends General Conference's coordinator for the Ministry on Racism, Youth, and Institutional Assessment.Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
Good News from White Privilege Conference
Trevor Johnson was the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. He is a member of West Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, September 2016
News from Friends.
Congratulations to Friends at Barnegat (N.J.) Meeting for their winning submission in our Weathering the Windfall contest.
FGC goes on the road to seed new worship groups.
Brent Bill is a lifelong Friend, retreat leader, author, and photographer. A member of West Newton Meeting in suburban Indianapolis, Ind., he serves as the coordinator of FGC’s New Meetings Project.Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
Video recording from the 2015 FGC Gathering.
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous