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Memorializing Friends of African Descent

A Friends meeting learns about an invisible racial history right in its own backyard.

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Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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What Love Requires: Community and the Challenge of Diversity

Community and the challenge of diversity.

George Schaefer, a licensed clinical social worker, serves Philadelphia Yearly Meeting as its care and aging coordinator. A former clerk of Radnor (Pa.) Meeting, George is a member of Abington (Pa.) Meeting. He lives with his wife Georgette in Glenside, Pa.聽This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2013 Friends General Conference Gathering in Greenley, Colorado.


Posted in: Features, September 2013
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Forum May 2017

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Among Friends: When Love Requires Conflict

If the Quaker faith were a tree, it would bear the scars of conflict but also the gnarly character of [鈥

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2013, Unfeatured
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Forum: August 2013

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Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Forum
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