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Requesting Hospitality for Isolated Friends

Is Quakerism a community limited by geographical constraint, or is it a spiritual understanding that can be shared and lived […]

Isabel Penraeth is the author of QuakerJane​.com. A member of Mountain View (Denver, Colo.) Friends Meeting, Isabel is active with Denver Conservative Friends’ mid-week worship group. She currently spends most First Days at First Denver Friends Church, Denver, Colo.


Posted in: April 2012: Membership and the Generation Gap
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October Forum

Viewpoint: An Upside to Downsizing By Chuck Hosking When I’m being honest, I have to admit that minimalism is an […]

Letters from Chuck Hosking, Mary Linda, Bruce Dienes, Michael Blackman, Rosemary Coffey, Lynn Fitz-Hugh, Isabel Penraeth, Linda Lotz, Roberta Nobelman, James F. Updegraff, and Sandra Herbert.


Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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Understanding Ourselves, Respecting the Differences

Understanding Ourselves, Respecting the Differences

Quakers sometimes view conflicts between the branches of our faith as trivial. These conflicts, however, express real differences, and we should […]


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Friends Journal Honored in Best of the Christian Press Contest

Friends Journal received three honors in the Best of the Christian Press awards. To celebrate, we’d like to share with […]


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A New Year’s top five: The most read articles of 2012

We’ve been sharing our most-read articles of 2012 on Facebook and Twitter. Here they are along with highlights from the […]


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August 2012 Forum

VIEWPOINT: Feeding the World takes more than Backyard Gardens The main theme of the articles in May’s food issue is […]

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Crossing the Monkey Bridge Together

One of my summer camp highlights as a child was to help build the Monkey Bridge every year and then […]

Mary Klein is a member of Palo Alto (CA) Monthly Meeting and works as a nonprofit communications consultant.  In addition to Pacific Yearly Meeting’s Youth Program Coördinator Supervisory Committee, the following Friends contributed to this article:   Cara Arcuni, Elizabeth Boardman, Anna-Lisa Chacon, Anthony Chang, Kate Connell, Nora Cooke, Robert Hinson, Rose Hinson, Sarah Rose House-Lightner, Lanny Jay, Nick McCormick, George Mills, Alyssa Nelson, Kate Watkins, and Steve Wolgast. The photos feature Jarod and Ray Rischpater.


Posted in: April 2012: Membership and the Generation Gap
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Belonging: Quakers, Membership, and the Need to be Known

hat role does monthly meeting membership play in our understanding of faith and belonging?  Can someone be a Quaker without […]

Emily Higgs is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting and lives in Philadelphia, Pa., where she is a part of the West Philadelphia Worship Group.  Emily serves as the Director of Quaker Affairs for Haverford College, and is the Clerk of the Board of the Young Adult Friends Leadership Institute.


Posted in: April 2012: Membership and the Generation Gap
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