Jennifer Swann and Emily Provance share their stories and discuss the need for alternative models of membership.
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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 Coordinating 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.Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
Creating connections and building community through food.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building. She is an associate of Good News Associates, which supports non-institutional ministries.
NiaDwynwen Thomas, a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, serves as New England Yearly Meeting's Quaker practice and leadership facilitator.Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
Among Friends: Our introduction to the June‐July 2019 issue on Food Choices.
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Our introduction to the August issue on Going Viral with Quakerism
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, Going Viral with Quakerism, Unfeatured
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