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Promise Partner

News, May 2017

News of Friends: Philadelphia Young Adults reenvision lecture series; FLGBTQC heads into year of jubilee; QuEST appoints new director.

Posted in: Quaker Summers
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Photos ©Joanne Clapp Fullagar.

Growing Faith in Blessed Community

FLGBTQC nurtures a spiritual transformation.

Kathy Beth, who prefers coming out to people in person, is humbled to serve as co-clerk of FLGBTQC given her deep respect for this community. She is currently seeking a new spiritual home in Philadelphia, Pa., and new openings to live into her calling as an anti-racist psychologist. She welcomes emails at [email protected].

Posted in: Features, January 2014: Finding a Path
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North Carolina Friends grapple with integrity regarding sexuality

We would like to inform the wider Quaker community of some difficult issues that Friends in North Carolina have been […]

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News March 2016

News of Friends, including a Quaker art exhibit in Montana and the FWCC World Plenary in Peru.

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Finding My Place as a Transitional Friend

Transformation and acceptance in the spiritual in‐between spaces.

Daniel Allen divides his time between Quaker projects and writing software for the University of Waterloo. He is a member of Kitchener Area (Ontario) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2014
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Among Friends: Sharing Our Truths

An introduction to the May issue on Gender and Sexuality.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Epistle: Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns

From their Midwinter Gathering 2013

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Tidbits of History: 340 Years of Quaking in the Carolinas

In 1998 North Carolina Yearly Meeting, which maintained its unity until 1903, celebrated its 300‐year anniversary. The earliest Friends in […]

Gary Briggs, a retired scientist, is a member of Durham (N.C.) Meeting and now attends Asheville (N.C.) Meeting. This article was previously published in the Winter 2006-2007 issue of the FLGBTQC Newsletter for the benefit of those planning to attend the FLGBTQC Midwinter Gathering in Brown Summit, N.C.

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Healing in Meeting for Worship at the 1995 FGC Gathering

What is the ground and foundation of the gathered meeting? In the last analysis, it is, I am convinced, the […]

Rich Van Dellen is a member of Rochester (Minn.) Meeting. He writes this in gratitude to FLGBTQC, and he expresses empathy for returning war veterans and others who have posttraumatic stress syndrome.

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Proclaiming Love and Justice

A history of American Friends Service Committee’s work for LGBTQ rights and recognition.

Stephen McNeil, a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif., serves as AFSC’s San Francisco Wage Peace director. He has served as staff for 32 years and on a program committee for seven years. He has also served in various roles with Friends Committee on National Legislation for 16 years.

Timeline based on the work of AFSC archivist Jack Sutters.

Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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