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Turning Somersaults in the Quaker Ecosystem

We have to find ways to build relationships and maintain our Quaker tradition.

Margaret Fraser has served as interim pastoral minister at West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting, executive secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas, and dean of Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. She was presiding clerk of the New Association of Friends from 2013 to 2015.


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FWCC and Affluent and Impoverished Friends

The October issue on the 70th anniversary of Friends World Committee for Consultation was a wonderful celebration of how Friends [鈥

Newton Garver is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.


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Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem: June/July Full Issue Access

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鈥漌hy Does (or Doesn鈥檛) FWCC Do That?

When asked to explain our faith and practice, we Friends often tell stories鈥攐f the steadfastness of those who faced persecution, [鈥

Margaret Fraser, executive secretary of FWCC Section of the Americas, is a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting.


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A Snapshot of Friends in the Americas

Are Friends growing or shrinking? The answer, of course, is, 鈥淚t all depends鈥濃攐n where, over what time, and by how [鈥

Margaret Fraser, executive secretary of FWCC Section of the Americas, is a member of Swarthmore (Pa.) Meeting.


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Happy 70th Anniversary, FWCC!

When I first began my work among Friends in 1977, I was only dimly aware of the Friends World Committee [鈥


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Books March 2013

Books Reviewed: 鈥淒ays of Destruction, Days of Revolt鈥 by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco. 鈥淒orothee Soelle: Mystic and Rebel鈥 by [鈥

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Forum, August 2017

Letters from our readers.


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Quaker Organizations Welcome New Leaders

In recent months there have been numerous changes in the executive leadership of several Quaker organizations. Some observers have even [鈥

Diana Allinger, an intern with Friends Journal in the fall of 2010, is a senior at Temple University. Several other FJ interns, including Melissa Archer, Patty Cangelosi, Julia Feerrar, and Madeline Schaefer, assisted with the development of this article.


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Peace in the World, Peace among Friends

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another; love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: not [鈥

Mary Ellen McNish, a member of Byberry Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is general secretary of American Friends Service Committee.


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