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Engaging with a Monthly Meeting about Ministry

What does it mean to be called to public ministry within the Religious Society of Friends? What does it mean [鈥

Debbie Humphries is a public health nutritionist and teacher with a calling to travel in the ministry. She is currently serving on the board of the School of the Spirit Ministries, and traveling primarily within New England Yearly Meeting. Diane Randall is director of Partnership for Strong Communities, a Connecticut-based nonprofit dedicated to advocating solutions to homelessness, affordable housing, and community development. She is currently serving on the Board of Advisors of Earlham School of Religion. Both authors are members of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting.


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Seeds That Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith, and Culture

By Debbie L. Humphries. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 143 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Is it okay to shout out to Friends, [鈥

Brad Sheeks is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Spreading the Fire: Challenging and Encouraging Friends through Travel in the Ministry

By Debbie Humphries. Pendle Hill Pamphlets #436, 2015. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. I travel in ministry quite a bit. And, for [鈥

Brent Bill is Friends General Conference鈥檚 associate secretary for communications, publications, and outreach. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book is Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker.


Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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鈥滲ut Who Is My Neighbor?

It was Wednesday night at the 2006 Friends General Conference Gathering in Tacoma, Washington. I had been spending the evening [鈥

Bob Schmitt is a member of Twin Cities (Minn.) Meeting. His work as a graphic designer and a painter can be found at http://www.laughingwatersstudio.com/


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Exploring the Unwritten Rules of Meeting for Worship

How does an internalized sense of rules influence the quality of meeting for worship?

Debbie Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. She carries a concern for the strength and vitality of the Religious Society of Friends. Her experience traveling among Friends has provided an opportunity to hear how the Spirit is moving among us, and to reflect deeply on how our practices鈥攐ur forms鈥攂oth nurture and limit the life of the Spirit among us.


Posted in: August 2014, Features
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Four Pillars of Meeting for Business

In May 2007, the board of the School of the Spirit Ministries, on which I was serving, was in the [鈥

Debbie Humphries, a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting, is a public health nutritionist and teacher with a calling to travel in the ministry. She is currently serving on the steering committee of the School of the Spirit Ministries Call for Support. She travels in the ministry among Friends, primarily within New England Yearly Meeting.


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Book Clubs of Friends Meetings

Friends share what their meetings are reading.

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Friendly Community鈥怋ased Educating

We are a home鈥恇ased educating family, and the world is our classroom. What does that mean, and how did we [鈥

Sandra Brown attends Ann Arbor (Mich.) Meeting and nurtures the education of her four children. Contributors to this article include members of the Quaker Homeschooling Circle (QHC), an e-mail community of Friendly homeschoolers and fellow travelers.


Posted in: Features, January 2001
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A Place for Soul Time

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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