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Sabbath

FJ Poetry: “Spent the day preparing the way…”

Jessie Brown lives in Arlington, Mass.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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Authentic Friends

Our introduction to the September Issue.

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Ancestry

FJ Poetry: “Three sisters sitting outside…”

Anna Murphey lives in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2019
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Forum, September 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2019
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Community Dinner at Brooklyn’s Quaker Diner

Three decades of monthly dinners have done more than just feed the hungry.

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting’s Community Dinner Committee. If your meeting would like information on how to set up a community dinner, contact Carl at [email protected].

Posted in: Life in the Meeting, September 2019
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Fallen Salem Oak. Photo by essica Waddington.

The Mighty Salem Oak

Remembering a tree that has seen much Lenape and Quaker history over its 600‐year lifespan.

Jessica Waddington is a member of Salem (N.J.) Meeting. She grew up across the street from the historic Salem Oak and Friends Burial Ground, where many of her relatives are buried. She now lives in Cherry Hill, N.J., with her husband, Adam Ross, and their dog, Luna. Mary Julia Street is milestones editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Remembrance, September 2019
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Jennifer Karsten. Photo courtesy of Pendle Hill.

News, September 2019

News of Friends.

Posted in: News, September 2019
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Paula Ann Misley Laughlin

Laughlin—Paula Ann Misley Laughlin, 63, on January 8, 2018, in Quakertown, Pa. Paula was born on March 24, 1954, in […]

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Nan Schwab Pendergrast

Pendergrast—Nan Schwab Pendergrast, 98, on December 17, 2018, at her home in Atlanta, Ga. Nan was born on June 17, […]

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Barbara Cooper Rosen

Rosen—Barbara Cooper Rosen, 89, on December 19, 2018, peacefully, at home in Ashland, Ore. Barbara was born on April 10, […]

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