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Viewpoint: Jesus, Forgiveness, and Nonviolence

Nonviolence does not mean that we do not resist evil.

Marsha D. Holliday lives in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: February 2019, Viewpoint
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Quakers Doing Lent?

A daily reflection offered by William Penn House.

Brad Ogilvie is the program coordinator at William Penn House in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: March 2015, Online Features
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New Seekers and the Welcoming Community

Seekers” is what Quakers have always been. We have a rich history of seeking God (the Divine, the Light); seeking […]

Suzanne Siverling and Maurine Pyle are members of Lake Forest (Ill.) Meeting. Suzanne serves on the Religious Education Committee for her meeting and for Friends General Conference. Maurine is assistant clerk of Illinois Yearly Meeting and serves with FGC's Traveling Ministries Program.

Posted in: Features
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FJ Poetry: Perhaps my death will be like Dad’s…

Marsha Foss lives in Saint Paul, Minn.

Posted in: Healing, Poetry
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Letters to Dear John

Reading John Woolman’s autobiography made me curious about how I would respond to his gentle but challenging ministry for fellow […]

Marsha Green is a member of Chapel Hill (N.C.) Meeting and serves on the Board of Trustees for Carolina Friends School. She and her husband, Michael, serve as Couple Enrichment Leaders for Friends General Conference.

Posted in: Features
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My Inaugural Journey

My journey to the National Mall on inaugural day began many years ago. As a little black girl growing up […]

LauraWard Holliday is a member of Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Tex.

Posted in: Features
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A Quaker Approach to Research, and Climate, Food, and Violence

A Quaker Approach to Research: Collaborative Practice and Communal Discernment By Gray Cox, with Charles Blanchard, Geoff Garver, Keith Helmuth, […]

Philip Favero is a former agricultural economist at Michigan State and South Dakota State Universities and at the University of Maryland. In 2014 he cofounded the Climate Stewards of Greater Annapolis, which stems from Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and is dedicated to advocacy and education about climate change (see csgannapolis.org).

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Collaboration in Action

Religious Education

Christel Jorgenson, a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), was the youth and education secretary for New England Yearly Meeting for a long spell, and now happily helps with family worship at her meeting. She spends winter months at Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City, Mexico, where she attends Mexico City Meeting.

Posted in: November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Religious Education
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News February 2015

Quaker addressing racism, climate change, and religious education

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Common Threads

In an online sermon Honoring our Theological Diversity, Unitarian Universalist minister Susan Manker‐Seale says, “Long, long ago, high on a […]

Paul Ricketts attends Fort Wayne (Ind.) Meeting. He serves on the Religious Education Committee of Friends General Conference and on the Program Committee of the Third World Coalition of American Friends Service Committee.

Posted in: Features
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