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What’s the Point of a Meeting?

Liberal Friends might want to consider how we can be more engaged with our physical neighborhoods.

Mackenzie Morgan is a software engineer and a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. She is currently serving as clerk of the meeting’s Communications Subcommittee, and as clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Advancement and Outreach Committee. She’s the editor on QuakerOutreach​.com.


Posted in: Going Viral with Quakerism, Online Features
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Writing Opp: Books That Have Changed Us (due 8/6)

Thirty-five years ago this fall, Friends Journal began devoting a November issue to book reviews. As a print magazine it […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Art That Works

Can art really change the world?

Joey Hartmann-Dow is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa., and is currently nomadic. You can keep up with her projects and adventures at usandweart​.com.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Writing and Marketing Crime Fiction

Holding onto the testimonies as the village death count rises.

Agatha- and Macavity-nominated Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries, the Local Foods Mysteries, and short stories. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries. Maxwell is recording clerk of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting, president of Sisters in Crime New England, and lives north of Boston. Find her at edithmaxwell​.com.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Blessed Are the Artists

An intergenerational gathering of artists.

Maggie Nelson is a visual artist, youth worker, and attender of Portland (Maine) Meeting. She currently works as the interim Young Friends Coördinator for New England Yearly Meeting and was a long-time staff member at Friends Camp. She is called to work at the intersection of art and faith.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom

By Helen Thorpe. Scribner, 2017. 396 pages. $28/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in September); $14.99/eBook. Imagine if you can that you are, […]

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history. He is currently at work on a young adult novel about the Holocaust in France.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Writing Opp: Meetings and Money (due 7/20)

How do we spend money on ourselves? What is the role of money in our meetings? How do we decide […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Tips for Writing for Friends Journal Open Issues 

Learn how to write for a Friends Journal open issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Among Friends: Meaningful Values

Our introduction to the May issue, “What Are Quaker Values Anyway?”

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.


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Center Yourself

My journey through my Quaker faith and education all started in nursery school. I went to a small Quaker nursery […]

Naomi Brangan, Grade 7, Buckingham Friends School, member of Wrightstown Meeting in Newtown, Pa.


Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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