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”Walking the Walk: Greg Woods

In December 1999, 14‐year‐old Greg Woods attended the “High School Quake,” a gathering of Illinois Yearly Meeting youth. Along with […]

Breeze Richardson, a young adult Friend, is a member and currently clerk of 57th Street Meeting in Chicago, Ill. She is a public radio producer. Project Lakota is under the care of St. Louis (Mo.) Meeting; for more information, go online to http://iym.quaker.org/projectlakota/index.html. Greg Woods participated in The Quake that Rocked the Midwest, a multimedia presentation that appears on the Friends Journal website at https://www.friendsjournal.org/quake/index.html.

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Milestones December 2012

Marriages, births and obituaries.

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The Creation of Adam (fragment, altered), part 
of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling, painted c. 1508–1512,  Michelangelo.

Communing Together Virtually

An opportunity to make Quaker communion more accessible.

Greg Woods (he/him) is a lifelong Quaker who currently serves as the youth ministries and education coordinator at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). Greg resides with his wife, daughter, and their cat in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Mass.

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Learning from Salvadoran Friends

After the 2006 FWCC Section of the Americas meeting in Guatemala, we joined a small group of other U.S. Friends […]

Greg Woods, a member of Columbia (Mo.) Meeting, currently serves as an FWCC representative for Illinois Yearly Meeting and as a clerk of the FWCC Section of the Americas Youth Committee. Susan Lee Barton, a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Ind., is the Midwest Field Secretary of FWCC. She has received a traveling minute from her monthly meeting and from Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting referring to her "ministry of bringing people closer together and building connections so that all can deepen their experience of God."

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Forum, June/July 2020

Letters from our readers.

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Milestones February 2013

Births Heiland—Laura Kelley Heiland was born to Julie Heiland and Martin Kelley on January 22, 2012, at 8:15 p.m, in Elmer, […]

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Fidgeting in Worship

A Friend shares his process of settling into worship: “As I sit in meeting, I use prayer as a way […]

Greg Woods, a member of Columbia Friends Meeting in Missouri, has been involved in youth and young adult ministry for the past eight years. Currently he serves as the Assistant Coordinator of the Young Adult Leadership Development (YALD) Program at Pendle Hill. He graduated from Earlham College and in the fall he will start a MA program in Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. In his free time, he enjoys traveling the world, attending demolition derbies, and telling jokes of all kinds.

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The Need for Eldering

I have a concern about the lack of spirit‐led eldering among contemporary Friends. Historically, Quaker elders encouraged the gifts of […]

Greg Woods, a lifelong Friend, is a member of Columbia (Mo.) Meeting. Greg has served Friends in multiple ways. Currently he serves on the board of Quaker Voluntary Service, and he studies at Princeton Theological Seminary. He blogs at reflectionsbygreg.blogspot.com.

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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Organizing Young Adult Friends Online

How do we reach out to younger Friends struggling to find a local community?

Greg Woods is a lifelong Quaker whose leading is toward campus ministry. He is currently starting a network of Quaker campus ministries. A member of Columbia (Mo.) Meeting, he attends First Friends Meeting of Greensboro, N.C., with his wife, Jenn Bonsall, and their infant daughter, Margaret Rae Bonsall. He can be contacted at [email protected].

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Milestones November 2012

Cargill—Daisy Cargill, 99, on November 4, 2011, in Portland, Oreg., following a stroke. Daisy was born on February 18, 1912, […]

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