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An Experiment with Abundance

Reports from a new way to attend New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

John Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and serves as clerk of the Sessions Committee for New England Yearly Meeting. Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as events coordinator for NEYM.


Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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A Call for Courage in the Boardroom

Friends in Business. 馃敀

Jane Mack is chief executive officer of Friends Services for the Aging. She has a master鈥檚 in organizational development and leadership and is a member of the Standards for Excellence Committee for the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations. Jane is a member of Middletown Meeting in Lima, Pa.


Posted in: Friends in Business, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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The Mindful School Leader: Practices to Transform Your Leadership and School

By Valerie Brown and Kristen Olson. Corwin, 2015. 208 pages. $24.95/paperback or eBook. Buy on FJ Amazon Store If education is the key to [鈥

Claire Salkowski is a member of Little Falls Meeting in Fallston, Md., and a Montessori educator.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Qur鈥檃n in Conversation

By Michael Birkel. Baylor University Press, 2014. 292 pages. $39.95/hardcover. With Qur鈥檃n in Conversation, Michael Birkel鈥攁uthor, scholar, and professor of [鈥

Ellen Michaud is a former book review editor of聽Friends Journal聽and past Writer-in-Residence at Earlham School of Religion. She is the author of聽Blessed: Living a Grateful Life聽(which was named by USA BookNews聽as the #1 Spiritual Inspiration Book of the Year in 2011). She is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.


Posted in: November 2014: Books and Writing, Quaker Book Reviews
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Q&A: Christina Repoley, Founding Executive Director of Quaker Voluntary Service

Service work with young adult Friends.

Christina Repoley is a member of the Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She has served on staff in the Peace Building Program of American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional office and as the coordinator of the Mexico Summer Project, one of AFSC鈥檚 last remaining workcamps for young adults. She served on Friends General Conference鈥檚 Youth Ministries Committee for six years, and recently served on FGC鈥檚 Stoking the Spiritual Fire of Quakerism Capital Campaign Steering Committee. Christina was a Woodruff Fellow at Emory University鈥檚Candler School of Theology where she received a Master of Divinity in 2011.聽Following seminary, Christina served as Program Coordinator for the Faith and Service Program of the Cousins Family Foundation, where she worked with a national network of faith-based voluntary service programs and also with the Fund for Theological Education鈥檚 Volunteers Exploring Vocation program.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality
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Ministry and Money in the Experience of Earlier Friends

The connection between money and ministry is such a hot鈥恇utton issue for many unprogrammed Friends. It might be useful to [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Cleveland Meeting, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting. She is a former clerk of Friends General Conference's Traveling Ministries Committee.


Posted in: Features
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