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Vincent Paul Buscemi

Buscemi—Vincent Paul Buscemi, 89, on March 11, 2017, at home in New York City. Vince was born on May 18, […]

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Jean B. Scattergood

Scattergood—Jean B. Scattergood, 91, peacefully, on November 23, 2015, in her home at Medford Leas in Medford Township, N.J., after […]

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Update on Indiana Yearly Meeting Breakup

Indiana Yearly Meeting is continuing to head toward schism. Friends Journal last covered this in our June/July issue with a […]

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Martha Ellicott Tyson

A profile of the Baltimore Quaker elder and minister (1795–1873)

Virginia Schurman is a long-time member of Gunpowder (Sparks, Md.) Meeting of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and has led many retreats and workshops and has taught classes on spiritual subjects among Friends. She currently is researching and writing a biography of Martha Ellicott Tyson, exploring the intertwining of African American and Quaker history and culture. She is a member of the Farmstead Committee and of the Board of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, Md.


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Quaker Testimony in Green Building

In the late 1990s, the building that housed Friends Committee on National Legislation was literally falling apart. “There were filing […]


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