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Rebecca Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich. She works for the State of Michigan. She is on the board of the Greater Lansing Peace Education Center and edits the Peace Notes newsletter.
Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Against the stark […]
Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.
Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Poland wouldn’t have been my first choice as a tourist destination. I had too many troubling memories going back to […]
Lyndon S. Back is a member of Old Haverford Meeting in Havertown, Pa., and a member of Friends Historical Association. Her Pendle Hill Pamphlet Rebecca Janney Timbres Clark: Turned in the Hand of Godwas published in 2007. In 2008 she received grants from the Lyman Fund, the Pemberton Fund, and her monthly and quarterly meetings to spend a month in Poland, retracing the footsteps of Rebecca Janney Timbres Clark and visiting the sites of the Quaker Mission. This article is the story of her journey. Since her return from Poland, Lyn has continued to research the work of the Quaker Mission in Poland. She also teaches Oral Communication at Harcum College. When she is not preparing lesson plans or listening to student presentations, she is analyzing a collection of letters and reports recently uncovered in an archive in Warsaw, Poland. The documents date back to 1920 and 1921, when the Catholic Church raised serious allegations about the true purpose of the Quaker Mission in eastern Poland.
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My mother had intended to get rid of the old pillows. Taking them out her back door one summer day, […]
Rebecca A. Payne is a member of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Michigan. She is a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Posted in: Features, February 2001
In 1947 two young Quakers were looking for a way to make a practical contribution to world peace. Like many […]
Os Cresson is a member of Monteverde Meeting in Costa Rica and a sojourning member of Mount Holly (N.J.) Meeting. The letters are excerpts from the book, We Felt their Kindliness: An American Family's Afghan Odyssey, 1949-1951, edited by Os Cresson, to be published by Emerald Pademelon Press, summer 2002, for the purpose of raising funds for American Friends Service Committee's Afghan relief programs. See http://www.emeraldpademelon.com. © 2002 Os Cresson
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Robinson—Alan Scott Robinson, 67, on February 7, 2018, at Solace Hospice Care in Asheville, N.C., with his husband, David Russell […]
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Way—Elwood A. Way, 98, peacefully, on December 31, 2016, in Foxdale Village in State College, Pa. Ellwood was born on […]
Transforming Need into Opportunity As I write these words, spring in Philadelphia has cast off winter’s grey robe and bathes […]
Posted in: Among Friends
My granddaughter Abby sometimes likes me to tell her stories about Jesus. She is four, so I keep them simple […]
Rebecca Ankeny has worked as an English professor and administrator since 1986, and at George Fox University since 1988. In January 2012, she will become the General Superintendent of Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends. She and her husband Mark have two daughters and sons-in-law and three granddaughters. She is a member of Newberg (Oregon) Friends Church and her interests include music, soccer, reading, preaching, and writing.
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