Jennifer Swann and Emily Provance share their stories and discuss the need for alternative models of membership.
Emily Provance in Friends Journal
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Jennifer Swann and Emily Provance are members of the Alternate Pathways to Membership Working Group in New York Yearly Meeting under the care of the Ministry Coördinating Committee. Emily is a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in Manhattan. Jennifer is in the process of moving her membership from South Berkshire Meeting in Great Barrington, Mass., to Fifteenth Street Meeting.
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Leaving behind the things that feel safe and comfortable.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building: that is, to the work of creating a home for Friends, a community rich with nourishing opportunities, so that each of us can then minister in the world, fully fed. She is an associate of Good News Associates, a nonprofit organization that supports non-institutional ministries.
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