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News: May 2015

News from Quakerbooks, Releasing Ministry Alliance, the Quaker Bridge Film Festival, and Guilford College. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in [鈥

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"Freedom" by Zenos Frudakis (photo by Alla Podolsky)

Releasing Friends

Two Friends make the case for a crowdfunding resource website that would benefit those in ministry.

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 [email protected].

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].

 


Posted in: Features, March 2014: Funding Ministry
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The Fire and the Hammer at Friends General Conference/ photo copyright Arthur Fink

Gospel Vibrations

A story of gifts rejected and accepted: 鈥淔riends are not always successful at seeing beyond stereotypes and expectations to a [鈥

Vonn New is a member of Bulls Head-Oswego (N.Y.) Meeting. She carries a minute of travel with a concern for creativity as a doorway into the experience of worship from her monthly and yearly meetings. In her workshop, Sounding the Divine, Friends expand the palette of ministry to include movement, sound, and visual art.


Posted in: November 2012: Quaker Books, Writing, and Poetry
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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

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Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, March 2014: Funding Ministry
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2013 Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, N.C. 漏Nate Baker-Lutz/IVP

Finding a Quaker Charism at the Wild Goose Festival

A progressive Christian festival reveals Friends鈥 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].


Posted in: December 2013: Outside the Quaker Bubble, Features
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Forum June/July 2013

Letters from our readers.

Forum letters should be sent with the writer's name and address to [email protected] Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Because of space considerations, we cannot print every letter.


Posted in: Forum, June/July 2013: Quaker Testimonies
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What Is the Core of Quaker Faith?

Spiritual Practice 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us [鈥

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