Two Friends make the case for a crowdfunding resource website that would benefit those in ministry.
Viv Hawkins in Friends Journal
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Vonn New is an independent Drupal developer and site builder. She carries a travel minute from Bulls Head-Oswego Meeting endorsed by its quarterly and yearly meetings. She is a percussionist and composer and finds improvised music her deepest form of prayer. Contact her at vonn.[email protected]gmail.com.
Viv Hawkins practices and teaches about faithfulness, and is working with Vonn New on the Releasing Ministry website (releasingministry.org) to crowdfund ministry. She carries a minute of religious service from Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting endorsed by its quarterly and yearly meetings. Viv loves Lola Georg and serves with the Shalom Center. Contact her at [email protected]gmail.com.
Posted in: Features, March 2014: Funding Ministry
Finding the right questions for a spiritual accountability peer group.
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A progressive Christian festival reveals Friends’ gifts to the wider world.
Viv Hawkins practices and teaches about faithfulness, and is working with Vonn New on a project to crowd-fund ministry. She carries a minute of religious service from Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting endorsed by its quarterly and yearly meetings. Viv loves Lola Georg and serves with the Shalom Center. Contact her at [email protected]gmail.com.
Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
Finding the right questions for a spiritual accountability peer group. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ […]
Viv Hawkins co-founded Releasing Ministry Alliance and studies, practices, and teaches about spiritual accountability. She invites folks to releasingministry.org and the Facebook group Friends Spiritual Accountability. She loves Lola Georg, her partner, and carries a ministry to foster faithfulness with a minute from Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, endorsed by Philadelphia Quarterly and Yearly Meetings.
Posted in: Features, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
News from Quakerbooks, Releasing Ministry Alliance, the Quaker Bridge Film Festival, and Guilford College. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]
While traveling to unusual worship places, a Friend discovers the sacred dwelling space within.
Lola Georg is a member of Media (Pa.) Meeting. Currently, she is a licensed professional counselor in private practice. Previously, she had an extensive career in financial management for nonprofit organizations, including Quaker organizations. She loves Viv Hawkins, and they live in Philadelphia, Pa.
Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please […]
The Price of Free Ministry 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, […]
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.
Posted in: Among Friends, March 2014: Funding Ministry
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Learning disruption and resilience from ants and bees.
Barbara Dale graduated from Earlham College in Indiana with a major in biology in 2015. She participated in Quaker Voluntary Service in Philadelphia, Pa., from 2015 to 2016, and currently works in development for a Quaker values-based affordable housing organization. She lives cooperatively with seven humans in West Philadelphia.
Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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