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Never Having Set Foot in the Meetinghouse

When the meetinghouse is on the other side of state prison walls.

Yohannes "Knowledge" Johnson is a member of Bulls Head-Oswego (N.Y.) Meeting and is clerk of Green Haven Preparative Meeting. He was born and raised in Harlem, N.Y. He has been in prison since 1980 and is currently working on a petition in support of executive clemency in New York State.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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What Does the Outside Say?

The literal surroundings of our meetinghouses can be a public statement of our values and beliefs.

Brad Stocker served on Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College for 22 years. He has a post-doctoral certificate in ecology and human spirit. Brad creates and facilitates earth literacy workshops. He is a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting, co-clerk of Southeastern Yearly Meeting's Earthcare Committee, and a representative to Quaker Earthcare Witness.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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News, March 2019

New York Quakers sue to reinstate meetings at Green Haven Prison.

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A Practical Mysticism: How Quaker Process Opens Us to the Promptings of the Divine

By Elizabeth Meyer. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 453), 2018. 36 pages. $7/pamphlet. This Pendle Hill pamphlet is an excellent explanation [鈥

Marty Grundy has been clerk and recording clerk of monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings; as well as recording clerk of Friends General Conference's Central Committee and Religious Education Committee; and the first clerk of FGC's Traveling Ministries Program.

Posted in: March 2019 Books, Outside the Meetinghouse, Quaker Book Reviews
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Elisabeth Brewster Potts Brown

Brown鈥擡lisabeth Brewster Potts Brown, 78, on July 6, 2018, of an unexpected heart attack, in her beloved summer home in [鈥

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Harold Dean Tuttle

Tuttle鈥擧arold Dean Tuttle, 108, on July 18, 2018, peacefully, at home in State College, Pa. Dean was born on April [鈥

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Writing Opp: Food Choices (deadline March 18)

Are there any of our modern Quaker testimonies that aren鈥檛 affected by what and how and why and with whom [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Intermountain Yearly Meeting attendees during the keynote discussion. Photo 漏 Mary Klein.

Paying as Led

The experiment with abundance continues.

Molly Wingate is a member of Colorado Springs (Colo.) Meeting and clerk of Intermountain Yearly Meeting. She taught writing for many years in a variety of settings. She founded and directs Poetry Heals, a nonprofit that teaches therapeutic poetry writing to people living difficult lives, especially teens, veterans, and homeless.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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Forum, February 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: February 2019, Forum
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Walk Humbly, Serve Boldly: Modern Quakers as Everyday Prophets

By Margery Post Abbott. Inner Light Books, 2018. 478 pages. $45/hardcover; $30/paperback; $12.50/eBook. Margery Post Abbott鈥檚 latest book presents Friends [鈥

Marty Grundy is now a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: February 2019, February 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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