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Alan Price. Photo courtesy of Earlham College.

News, September 2018

Alan Price resigns as Earlham College President; Baltimore Yearly Meeting approves minute on transgender rights


Posted in: News, September 2018
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Open for Liberation: A View from Britain

It may come as a surprise, but people are interested in Friends.

Tim Gee is a member of Britain Yearly Meeting and was the 2017 George Gorman Lecturer. His third book, Why I Am a Pacifist, will be published next year.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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The Shape We Take

Growing diverse leadership in Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Dyresha Harris, outreach and inclusion coördinator for Baltimore Yearly Meeting and a director of Catoctin Quaker Camp, has engaged in diversity education for 15 years, conducting training throughout the mid-Atlantic. Dyresha earned her BA in sociology and political science at McGill University and her MA at the University of Pennsylvania.


Posted in: Features, Quaker Summers
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Our Drop in the Wave of Liberation

A visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and Growing Diverse Leadership Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She is a member of Sandy Spring Friends School’s board of trustees, the DC Peace Team, and the Quaker Palestine–Israel Network.


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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A Ministry of Presence

A crisis of policy leads Baltimore Friends toward reviving intervisitation and a “ministry of presence.”

Joan Dyer Liversidge, a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting has traveled among Friends United Meeting Friends since 2002 and serves on the Intervisitation Working Group. This summer she traveled as a minister of presence to the annual sessions of Evangelical Friends Church Eastern Region, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Intermoutain Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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A Natural Woman

Unpacking and exploring the insights and observations of a life in two genders. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Chloe Schwenke is a Quaker at Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, a human rights activist, an international development practitioner, and an educator with over three decades of international experience, nearly half in developing countries. She is also the parent of two children. She currently teaches, and does consulting work internationally.


Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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With a Tender Hand: A Resource Book for Eldership and Oversight

By Zélie Gross. Quaker Books, 2015. 432 pages. $20/paperback. This is a thorough and useful resource book for Friends in […]

Marty Grundy has served on ministry and oversight committees (by a variety of names) for many years. She recently transferred to Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting in New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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