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News, June/July 2018

Kellum to begin as FUM General Secretary; Marshall retires as Earlham School of Religion Dean

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Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat’s Foster Mother

By Suzi Eszterhas. Owlkids, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 7–10. What a story! Suzi Eszterhas is a wildlife […]

Lucinda Hathaway is a member of Sarasota (Fla.) Meeting.

Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Writing Opp: Going Viral with Quakerism (due 5/14)

What’s the Quaker message for today? How do we communicate it and how do we share it? What are some […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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A Perilous Neglect

Waiting for the Watchman and holding things in God.

Alastair McIntosh is a member of Glasgow Meeting, Scotland. His most recent books are Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service, and Poacher’s Pilgrimage: an Island Journey (on which this reflection is based).

Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa’s Fastest Cats

By Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nic Bishop. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014. 80 pages. $18.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10–14. […]

Vickie LeCroy is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Support requested for Guilford Student detained by immigration

U.S. immigration officers recently detained a recent Guilford College student and attender at Spring Friends Meeting in North Carolina. Supporters […]

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Seven Thousand Miles to Find a New Friend

What role can Quaker education play in building bridges of understanding across the world? To answer that question, fourth grade […]

Carolyn Garth, an attender at Westport (Mass.) Meeting, teaches fourth grade at Moses Brown School and serves on the school’s Global Studies Task Force, which has been instrumental in the Kenya partnership. Elizabeth Grumbach also teaches fourth grade at the school and serves as co-clerk of the All- School Diversity Committee. She has self-published a series of children’s travel books. Matt Glendinning, head of Moses Brown School, has previously served at Moorestown Friends and Germantown Friends schools. Moses Brown is a day school in Providence, R.I., that enrolls 785 students.

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Leading a “Yes, We Can!? Workshop in Kenya

In 2009, I traveled as a representative of Friends General Conference to the Young Quakers Christian Association (Africa) Triennial, which […]

Emily Stewart is a member of Durham (N.C.) Meeting. At the time this article was written, she lived in Philadelphia and served as youth ministries coordinator for Friends General Conference. She is working as a counselor at a Quaker camp this summer, and in the fall she anticipates new adventures when she moves to Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Quaker Baptism

A few years ago I was sitting on the sofa in George and Theresa Walumoli’s living room listening to a […]

David Zarembka is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, sojourning at Lumakanda Friends Church in western Kenya.

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Connecting with Darfur

People often hear of the troubles besetting the population of Darfur, in western Sudan, but feel no personal connection. Compound […]

David Morse, a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting, traveled to South Sudan in 2005 with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is currently writing a book about Darfur. He can be reached at his website, http://www.david-morse.com.

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