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Thomas Arthur Ryan Jr.

Ryan—Thomas Arthur Ryan Jr., 77, on October 17, 2017, in State College, Pa., of pneumonia, with his wife, Lauri, holding his […]

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The Birth of Pendle Hill

Over the past two years, I have drawn great inspiration from learning more about the founding of Pendle Hill. The […]

Lauri Perman has been executive director of Pendle Hill since 2007. Before coming to Pendle Hill, she was associate head of the Sociology Department and assistant dean of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University. She has extensive expertise with regard to socially responsible employment practices and has published work on workplace diversity and discrimination. A member of State College (Pa.) Meeting, she served as presiding clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting from 2004 to 2007. This article is based on remarks she delivered during Pendle Hill's 80th anniversary celebration in November 2010.

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Being a Friendly Adult Presence in the Lives of Young Friends: What Would Tom Fox Do?

My 15‐year‐old son Jonathan dragged his tired body in the door, trailing his sleeping bag and pillow, exhausted but with […]

Peggy O'Neill is a member of Richmond (Va.) Meeting and a faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she directs educational programs about preventing abuse and neglect of people with disabilities. She also teaches Sacred Dance and designs jewelry. In 1999, Peggy felt a strong leading to serve Young Friends and has since been Religious Education coordinator as well as a regular Friendly Adult Presence and workshop leader for Young Friends throughout Baltimore Yearly Meeting and at the Friends General Conference Gathering.

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Pendle Hill: The Experiment Continues

Eighty years ago, Pendle Hill opened its doors as an experiment in Quaker educational community. It was experimental in at […]

Douglas Gwyn is a member of First Friends Meeting in Richmond, Ind., and a minister recorded in Western Yearly Meeting. He has served among Friends as a pastor, teacher, and author of books on early Friends. He is currently finishing a history of Pendle Hill.

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Pendle Hill Timeline

1915 The Woolman School, Pendle Hill’s predecessor, opens under the care of the Advancement Committee of Friends General Conference. 1925 […]

Shirley Dodson, director of communications for Pendle Hill, is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.

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