Conversation with Loida Fernandez focuses on family, Quakers, and her current work. Her life seems shaped by her Quaker heritage […]
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Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, retired as executive director of AFSC in 2000. © 2001 Kara NewellPosted in: Features, March 2001
I want to discuss ethos, the spiritual and moral context we create for Friends education to occur, and ethics, the […]
Paul A. Lacey is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Indiana. He teaches English literature, humanities, and a number of cross-disciplinary courses at Earlham College. This article was originally presented as a speech to a conference sponsored by Earlham, Friends Association for Higher Education, and Friends Council on Education.Posted in: Features, January 2001
Quakerism’s social testimony addresses the Inner Light that exists in each individual, and my home state of Pennsylvania gives particular […]
September 1987 represented a turning point in both my spiritual journey as a Friend and my professional life as a […]
Never in a million years would I have anticipated being a teacher, much less the co‐founder of a school and […]
Sandy Howze is a member of Lansdowne (Pa.) Meeting and cofounder of Stratford Friends School in Havertown, Pa.Posted in: Features, January 2001
A family tragedy unleashes a flood of unexpected emotions and lessons.
Kat Griffith is a member of Winnebago Worship Group in east central Wisconsin, a high school teacher, and former homeschooler. She has previously written for Friends Journal about Northern Yearly Meeting's relationship with Salvadoran Friends and "Conversations from the Heartland," a series of discussions with conservative Christian homeschooling friends.
An earlier version of this article appeared in the November 2016 issue of What Canst Thou Say?Posted in: Features, February 2019
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Healing is a verb: a slowing, flowing movement toward balance.
Ruthe Schoder-Ehri, a member of Homer (Alaska) Meeting, resides in the high desert of southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. She is an artist, a homeopath with concern for individual and global health, a joyful grandmother, and an active volunteer for treesisters.org.Posted in: Features, Healing
What does it mean to be prophetic in a time of political division?
Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. A lifelong advocate for peace and social justice, Diane is a fierce proponent for citizen engagement that advances policies and practices to create a better society for all.Posted in: Features, February 2018