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Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quaker Boards

The search for courage and integrity in the boardroom is complicated and ongoing. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online […]

Jacob D. Stone is a longtime member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting, now living in Vermont. Over four decades he has served on, worked for, and consulted with many Friends boards and committees. Now retired, he continues to be interested in how our testimonies are implemented in our organizations.

Posted in: Features, September 2017
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Intern Testimonials

We ask each of our interns to write a short post about their experience as a聽Friends Journal聽intern. Read on to see how talented young people have gathered real-world editing and business experience and exposure to Quaker thought and life through the聽Friends Journal聽internship program. 2014 Kellie Carle I initially searched for an internship that would convince […]

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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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Quaker Services and Quaker Values

Friends have made a substantial impact on the availability and quality of senior care in the United States. Friends senior service providers have been pioneers in the field, especially in the Philadelphia area, since Anna T. Jeanes donated substantial funds in the late 1800s for the creation of boarding homes for seniors in each of […]

Warren A. Witte has served as executive director of Friends Services for the Aging for 12 years. He is a member and is currently serving as clerk of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Features
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Mission and History

The mission of Friends Journal is to communicate Quaker experience in order to connect and deepen spiritual lives. -Mission statement, 2012 Friends Intelligencer editors (date unknown). 聽Meet today’s Friends Journal team. Friends Publishing Corporation was founded in 1955 “for the purpose of promoting religious concerns of the Religious Society of Friends and the education and […]

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Life and Work at the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City

A year and a half ago, in the fall of 2006, the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City celebrated its 50th anniversary as a Quaker presence in Mexico. Over the years the Casa has organized service and work projects in Mexico, assisted the United Nations in housing refugees from the wars in Central America, […]

Stephen Snyder, a member of Menomonie (Wis.) Meeting, attends Sioux Falls (S.Dak.) Worship Group. Before retiring, he taught political science and directed international programs at University of Wisconsin-Stout. He and his wife, Mary, have been frequent visitors as well as Friends-in-residence at the Casa.

Posted in: Features
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Staff Picks

A look at the formative books for staff members.

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Welcome to Friendsjournal.org!

Find out what’s new, what’s free, and what’s coming soon, here at friendsjournal.org, a hub of Quaker thought and life today.

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Grounding Friends Presence on Capitol Hill

Creating a space where all people are welcome, heard, and respected.

Beth Henricks is a member of Western Yearly Meeting and Indianapolis First Friends Meeting (Ind.), where she also serves as director of Christian Education and Family Ministries. Beth is a long-serving member of FCNL’s governance and clerk of the capital campaign committee. Beth is a divinity student at Earlham School of Religion.

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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Behind the Scenes at the Gathering

Friends General Conference holds a Gathering of Friends every summer somewhere, on a college campus. Quakers of all sorts and ages come from across North America and elsewhere to attend a week of workshops, to worship indoors and outdoors in groups large and small, to play with other children, to hear from speakers, and to […]

Liz Perch, Friends General Conference’s conference coordinator, is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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