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Where We Are Changed

If ever the world needed the authentic, life-giving challenge that animated our spiritual ancestors, it needs it now. 🔒 Friends […]

Noah Baker Merrill seeks to be faithful in the living Quaker tradition of gospel ministry— the practical spiritual work of encouraging faithfulness and awakening hearts. Putney (Vt.) Meeting has released him for service encouraging the future of Friends. Noah is an associate with Good News Associates and a founding board member of Quaker Voluntary Service. In 2009, Utne Reader magazine recognized him as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”


Posted in: Features, September 2012
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A Quaker Vision for Political Activism

With the election of Donald J Trump as the next president of the United States, we bring you a repeat […]


Posted in: Online Features
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On Paying Attention

Pray also for me, so that when I speak, a message may be given to me to make known with […]

Noah Baker Merrill, a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting, coordinates Direct Aid Iraq. He carries a concern for the integration of worship and witness. Websites that are relevant to this article include: Direct Aid Iraq (http://​www​.directaidiraq​.org), Heeding God’s Call (http://​www​.heedinggodscall​.org), and Peace Gathering (http://​www​.peacegathering2009​.org).


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Christian Peace Witness for Iraq: The Risks that Faith Asks

On April 29 of this year, I was blessed to attend the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq (CPWI) in Washington, […]

Stephen Dotson, a member of Goose Creek Meeting in Lincoln, Va., is currently serving as young adult leadership development coördinator at Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. He is involved in Quakers Uniting in Publications, Quaker Quest, and World Student Christian Federation.


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The Courageous Many

Learn the many ways AFSC engages with Friends today.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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Among Friends September 2014

From Unwitting to Unwilling

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2014
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November Forum

Letters from our readers.

The Forum is Friends Journal’s letters section. You can submit something by using this online form or by leaving a comment on any of our online articles.


Posted in: November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
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Forum: May 2016

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]

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Q&A: Christina Repoley, Founding Executive Director of Quaker Voluntary Service

Service work with young adult Friends.

Christina Repoley is a member of the Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She has served on staff in the Peace Building Program of American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional office and as the coördinator of the Mexico Summer Project, one of AFSC’s last remaining workcamps for young adults. She served on Friends General Conference’s Youth Ministries Committee for six years, and recently served on FGC’s Stoking the Spiritual Fire of Quakerism Capital Campaign Steering Committee. Christina was a Woodruff Fellow at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology where she received a Master of Divinity in 2011. Following seminary, Christina served as Program Coördinator for the Faith and Service Program of the Cousins Family Foundation, where she worked with a national network of faith-based voluntary service programs and also with the Fund for Theological Education’s Volunteers Exploring Vocation program.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality
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