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Original Vihiga Friends Church Meetinghouse, built in 1905 and possibly the first of its kind in Kenya. The descendants of the Rees family hope to raise funds to renovate it for use as a museum. Photo by Brian Young.

The Place of God鈥檚 Own Choosing

The founding of the mission in Kaimosi, Kenya.

Eden Grace is a member of New England Yearly Meeting and has served since 2013 as director of global ministries for Friends United Meeting (FUM). She spent nine years as a field officer for FUM at the Africa Ministries Office in Kisumu, Kenya. Eden describes her ministry as decolonizing Quaker mission. This article was adapted from the 2019 Michener Lecture of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, and reprinted with permission.

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Dale G. Graves

Graves鈥擠ale G. Graves, 73, on December 10, 2018, in Indiana. Dale was born on September 7, 1945, in San Francisco, [鈥

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The Tapestry of Meeting for Worship

Viewpoint: Uncovering a new dimension of meeting.

Thomas Sander lives in聽Lincoln, Mass.


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I Beg Your Forgiveness

About two weeks ago I was at Indiana Yearly Meeting, where the main speaker was Jan Wood, who is well [鈥

Eden Grace is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting. Since 2004 she has been serving as the Field Officer in the Friends United Meeting Africa Ministries Office in Kisumu, Kenya. She has a Masters of Divinity from Episcopal Divinity School and is active with the World Council of Churches. She and her husband Jim have two teenage sons.

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News, February 2019

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

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Let鈥檚 be more than just Facebook friends鈥

If you follow Friends Journal on Facebook but have yet to join as a member, you鈥檙e missing out! Members get [鈥

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Forum October 2016

Letters from readers.

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Enriching Our Faith

Our introduction to the October Issue.

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Nurturing Growth and Healing through Stories

Relearning how to tell and to listen to stories.

Astuti Bijlefeld finds that her roles of mother, grandmother, chaplain, and gardener complement and shape each other. She is a member of Central Finger Lakes Meeting in Geneva, N.Y.

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Milestones February 2013

Births Heiland鈥擫aura Kelley Heiland was born to Julie Heiland and Martin Kelley on January 22, 2012, at 8:15 p.m, in Elmer, [鈥

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