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Pacific Yearly Meeting joins Friends General Conference

In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: Drugs, News
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Lois Elizabeth Day

Day—Lois Elizabeth Day, 92, on September 11, 2018, at home in New Port Richey, Fla., under hospice care, with her […]

Posted in: Milestones, Quaker Kids
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Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg

Schmitz‐Hertzberg—Kathleen Brookhouse Schmitz‐Hertzberg, 102, on January 29, 2019, peacefully, in her sleep, in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Kathleen was born on […]

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Emma Membreno-Sorto sharing a statement at the March 14 press conference held at Albuquerque Meeting. Image from YouTube.

Provide Sanctuary

It is time for people of conscience to embrace the brothers and sisters among us.

Michael Resman lives in Rochester, Minn.

Posted in: Quakers and Christianity, Viewpoint
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The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow

By Jan Thornhill. Groundwood Books, 2018. 44 pages. $18.95/hardcover; $16.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Jan Thornhill has created a beautiful […]

Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.

Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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A Quaker Perspective on Hope

Hopelessness and burnout lead a Friend to rediscover an archaic form of hope.

Kate Davies is a member of Whidbey Island (Wash.) Meeting and author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times. She is also senior fellow at the Whidbey Institute and professor emeritus at Antioch University.

Posted in: Features, September 2018
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When We Were Alone

FJ Review: “As they spend time in the garden, the little girl asks her grandmother questions. All of the questions relate […]

Eileen Redden is the assistant book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships in Lewes, Del.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.  He is a member of Greensboro’s Friendship Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Christina May Lahmer Taran

Taran—Christina May Lahmer Taran, 96, on December 3, 2016, in Edmonds, Wash. A twin, Christina was born on January 26, […]

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A Year of Borrowed Men

By Michelle Barker, illustrated by Renne Benoit. Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pages. $18.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 6–9. As a child […]

Margaret Crompton (Britain Yearly Meeting) is a writer and lecturer whose publications include Pendle Hill Pamphlet #419 Nurturing Children’s Spiritual Well-being.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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