John Humphries in Friends Journal

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Seeds That Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith, and Culture

By Debbie L. Humphries. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 143 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Is it okay to shout out to Friends, […]

Brad Sheeks is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Engaging with a Monthly Meeting about Ministry

What does it mean to be called to public ministry within the Religious Society of Friends? What does it mean […]

Debbie Humphries is a public health nutritionist and teacher with a calling to travel in the ministry. She is currently serving on the board of the School of the Spirit Ministries, and traveling primarily within New England Yearly Meeting. Diane Randall is director of Partnership for Strong Communities, a Connecticut-based nonprofit dedicated to advocating solutions to homelessness, affordable housing, and community development. She is currently serving on the Board of Advisors of Earlham School of Religion. Both authors are members of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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An Experiment with Abundance

Reports from a new way to attend New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

John Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and serves as clerk of the Sessions Committee for New England Yearly Meeting. Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as events coordinator for NEYM.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Active Nonviolence and the Nickel Mines Tragedy

In his very thoughtful article about the Nickel Mines tragedy, “Forgiveness: An Amish Lesson for the Rest of Us?” (FJ […]

John Humphries is a memeber of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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Feeding Young Adults with a Taste of Abundance

Creating connections and building community through food.

Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building. She is an associate of Good News Associates, which supports non-institutional ministries.

NiaDwynwen Thomas, a member of Northampton (Mass.) Meeting, serves as New England Yearly Meeting's Quaker practice and leadership facilitator.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2019: Food Choices
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Four Pillars of Meeting for Business

In May 2007, the board of the School of the Spirit Ministries, on which I was serving, was in the […]

Debbie Humphries, a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting, is a public health nutritionist and teacher with a calling to travel in the ministry. She is currently serving on the steering committee of the School of the Spirit Ministries Call for Support. She travels in the ministry among Friends, primarily within New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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Author reading of “An Experiment with Abundance”

From An Experiment with Abundance: “Witness, change, and opportunity” are the three words that infused the preparation for the 2014 […]

Posted in: Audio
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We Are Pilgrims on a Journey

A faithful response to climate change.

Jay O'Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O'Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
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Intermountain Yearly Meeting attendees during the keynote discussion. Photo © Mary Klein.

Paying as Led

The experiment with abundance continues.

Molly Wingate is a member of Colorado Springs (Colo.) Meeting and clerk of Intermountain Yearly Meeting. She taught writing for many years in a variety of settings. She founded and directs Poetry Heals, a nonprofit that teaches therapeutic poetry writing to people living difficult lives, especially teens, veterans, and homeless.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Quaker Works April 2017

A semiannual feature highlighting the recent works of Quaker organizations. Categories include Advocacy; Consultation, Support, and Resources; Development; Education; Environmental […]

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