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A Gathering Scrapbook

Imagine a well‐loved, respected member of your meeting, say, a woman of about 70. Do you have her competent, friendly, […]

Kenneth Sutton is senior editor of Friends Journal. By the time you read this he won't be and will live in Boston. This stinks, but we're happy for him.

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Tom Ewell

Tom Ewell may be one of the few Friends whose clearness committee didn’t clear him on the first try! He […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2001 Kara Newell

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Traveling in the Ministry — But Not on Horseback

It’s the 21st century, and we Quakers are still doing it, traveling in pairs great distances to nurture small and […]

Mary Waddington is a member of Salem (N.J.) Meeting. This article first appeared in the Salem Quarterly Meeting Newsletter.

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What I Learned from Rachel Hicks

One Friday morning during a Pendle Hill prayer class, Chris Ravndal introduced us to a prayer form he called “Creating […]

Sr. Rachel West is a member of the Order of St. Francis of Oldenburg, Indiana. She spent the 2000-2001 year as a resident student at Pendle Hill. She wrote this essay for "Festival Week," the final week of the autumn term, and it evolved into a Spring 2001 Monday

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Loida Fernandez

Conversation with Loida Fernandez focuses on family, Quakers, and her current work. Her life seems shaped by her Quaker heritage […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, retired as executive director of AFSC in 2000. © 2001 Kara Newell

Posted in: Features, March 2001
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Quaker Bolivia Link

A group from the first Quaker Study Tour of Bolivia created Quaker Bolivia Link (QBL) under the leadership of Ken […]

Newton Garver is a member of the Board of Trustees of Quaker Bolivia Link. QBL can be reached at 2967 Lawrence St., San Diego, CA 92106

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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Spirituality in Action: Ethos and Ethic

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
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Can Friends Really Make a Difference in Educating All Our Youth?

Quakerism’s social testimony addresses the Inner Light that exists in each individual, and my home state of Pennsylvania gives particular […]

Marlene Santoyo is a member of Germantown (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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Brand New

September 1987 represented a turning point in both my spiritual journey as a Friend and my professional life as a […]

Ayesha Imani is a member of Germantown (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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Growing Beyond Human Plans

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
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