Eleanor Jo (Joey) Rodger in Friends Journal

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Serving Community Peacekeepers

A Friend finds a path to peacemaking by becoming a police chaplain.

A partially-retired public librarian, Joey Rodger is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Friends Meeting where she serves on Ministry and Counsel. As noted above, she also serves as Acting Executive Director for PeaceAble Cities: Evanston. <a href='http://www.peaceablecitiesevanston.org'>www.peaceablecitiesevanston.org</a>.

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‘An Investment … with High Returns’

The first time I attended Gathering, in Rochester, New York, I bathed my one‐year‐old daughter, Eleanor, in the bathroom sink […]

Brenda Rose Simkin, a member of Haverford (Pa.) Meeting, has led and coordinated children's programs for her monthly meeting and for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Her current calling is for work in peace and service.

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Three Weddings, One Marriage

We did not set out to have three weddings. We were both married before and were in our 50s and […]

Eleanor Harris, director of development and outreach for Pendle Hill Quaker retreat and study center in Wallingford, Pa., is a member of Minneapolis (Minn.) Meeting. George Owen, volunteer sustainability coordinator for Pendle Hill, is a member of Milwaukee (Wis.) Meeting. They are currently sojourning at Middletown (Pa.) Meeting.

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Eleanor Mae Zelliot

Zelliot—Eleanor Mae Zelliot, 89, on June 5, 2016, among family and friends in her solar‐heated home in Randolph, Minn., with […]

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Eleanor Cecile Rothe Hammond

Hammond—Eleanor Cecile Rothe Hammond, 94, on April 30, 2016, in Round Rock, Tex. Eleanor was born on January 22, 1922, […]

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Milestones: April 2014

Notices for Barbara M. Boggs, Olin M. Byerly, Eleanor Means Hull, Jack Kraushaar, Dimitri Mihalas, and Amy Hodel Weber.

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Jeremiah and the Clearness Committee

The clearness committee settled into a hopeful silence. There were only three of them, deliberately a small group. They didn’t […]

Eleanor Jo (Joey) Rodger is a member of Evanston (Ill.) Meeting. She directed the Pendle Hill Peace Network in 2004-05. Currently she serves as associate chaplain for the Evanston Police Dept. and is acting executive director of Peaceable Cities: Evanston, whose goal is the complete elimination of violence in this small city by 2020.

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Milestones March 2015

Births, marriages, and deaths among Friends.

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The author (center) at FCNL's Quaker Public Policy Institute and Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., November 2015.

Political Change through the Power of Stories

A Friend finds new confidence in her voice as a citizen.

Joey Hartmann-Dow is an artist and activist living in Philadelphia, Pa. She is an organizer with FCNL's Advocacy Corps, bringing community members together to communicate with members of Congress about the urgent need for bipartisan climate action. Joey is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. Follow her work for climate change at earth4president.tumblr.com.

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Art That Works

Can art really change the world?

Joey Hartmann-Dow is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa., and is currently nomadic. You can keep up with her projects and adventures at usandweart.com.

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