Quantcast

Honoring Project in Friends Journal

Searching article titles, author names, and full text of all articles since 2002:

Memorial service at Abington Meeting. © Tricia Coscia.

Honoring Those Known Only to God

A group of Friends hopes to identify North American Quaker burial grounds that hold remains of African American men, women, […]

Current committee members for Honoring Those Known Only To God are from Alaska, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. You can visit the Honoring Project’s YouTube channel at http://​bit​.ly/​Y​o​u​T​u​b​e​H​o​n​o​r​i​n​g​P​r​o​j​U​GRR or email them at [email protected]​gmail.​com.

  • Avis Wanda McClinton, Upper Dublin (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
  • Joe Coscia and Tricia Coscia, Yardley (Pa.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Linda Lotz, Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Oppenheimer, Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.),  Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative.
  • Sarah Yvonne Blackburn Kehoe, Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Fairbanks, Alaska), Alaska Friends Conference.
  • Tom Grabe, Germantown Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.). Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

 

Update: This list has been revised to include the names and monthly and yearly affiliations of members of the committee.


Posted in: Online Features, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue Reading · Comments { 9 }
abington-service

Memorializing Friends of African Descent

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

More information about the Honoring Those Known Only to God project, including participant stories and advices about how Friends can begin this work in their local meeting or church, can be found at Friendsjournal​.org/​h​o​n​o​r​i​n​g​-​p​r​o​j​ect.


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue Reading · Comments { 2 }
Gathered

Books November 2013

Books reviewed: Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (ed. by Nick McRae); Powerful Beyond Measure: The Legacy of Quaker Leadership in the […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Shoebox Project

News, February 2016

News of Friends 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]


Posted in: February 2016, News
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

News, August 2016

News of Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
meme2

A Quaker Meme Project

What are the deep patterns that underpin contemporary Quaker culture? 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ […]

Keith Helmuth is a founding board member of Quaker Institute for the Future, a member of the Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches, and a member of New Brunswick Meeting in Canada. He can be contacted at [email protected]​gmail.​com.


Posted in: Features, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

News: March 2015

Quaker house on Capitol Hill at risk; Quaker student leaders gather; Quaker-founded peace awards project honors students; Friends school to […]


Posted in: March 2015, News
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
2016 SVP banner

Student Voices Project 2017 Participants

A full list of students who submitted this year.

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

A Young Friend’s Bookshelf: May 2012

Prayers for All Seasons             By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Elena Temporin. Lion UK, 2011. 64 […]


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }
Golden Rule crew in 1958

The Golden Rule Shall Sail Again

Recovering a piece of nonviolent Quaker history.

Arnold J. (Skip) Oliver lives in Sandusky, Ohio, and is an emeritus professor of political science at Heidelberg University in Ohio. He is a Vietnam veteran, a longtime member of Veterans For Peace, and an avid sailor.


Posted in: August 2013: Parenting, Features
Continue Reading · Comments { 18 }