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Milestones December 2014

Births, deaths, and celebrations.

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Quaker Camp: Mothers and Daughters Talk (#2)

Sarah (mother) I was not raised Quaker. It was my children鈥檚 spiritual education through Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 summer camping programs [鈥

Sarah Pleydell, the mother, a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), is a writer, educator, and performer. A novel excerpt of hers will appear in the forthcoming Electric Grace: An Anthology of Washington Women Writers. Ellie Walton, the daughter, attends Friends House Meeting in London, England. She is a documentary filmmaker and community educator.

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Meeting Stressors

Nine dynamics that challenge our worship communities.

A member of Chatham-Summit (N.J.) Meeting and former clerk of New York Yearly Meeting, Heather M. Cook's work as a certified professional life coach beautifully marries her faith and gifts to support others in transforming their lives. She loves learning from her children, birding, and being with her beloved.

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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When Conflicts Arise

Crisis or Invitation?

Peter Phillips is a member of Cornwall (N.Y.) Meeting and serves as the clerk of New York Yearly Meeting's Committee on Conflict Transformation. The other members of the committee are Heather M. Cook, Nathaniel Corwin, Jack Cuffari, Robert Martin, Judy Meikle, and Larry White. The committee can be contacted through Peter Phillips at [email protected]

Posted in: April 2013: Conflict and Eldering, Features
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Milestones August 2015

Deaths, births, and marriages among Friends.

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Milestones June/July 2014

Births, deaths, and weddings.

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Milestones May 2013

Cayard鈥擫eonora Balla Cayard, 88, on December 14, 2012, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Leonora was born on September 15, 1924, in [鈥

Death notices for Leonora Balla Cayard, Frank Lonstreth, Jeremy Hardin Mott, Ceal Phelan, Arnold Chase Satterthwait, and Daniel Test Young.

Posted in: May 2013: Focus on the Arts, Milestones
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