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John Rudolph Kern

Kern—John Rudolph Kern, 78, on March 18, 2018, in Abingdon, Va., where he suffered a heart attack. John was born […]

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Rusty Friend of Hardin's Creek Friends Church in Leesburg, Ohio, speaks at Wilmington Yearly Meeting annual sessions in July. Photo © Dan Kasztelan, Friends United Meeting.

News, October 2018

Departures from Wilmington Yearly Meeting; new head of Olney Friends School appointed.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, News
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The Magnificent Story: Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

By James Bryan Smith. IVP Books, 2017. 190 pages. $22/hardcover; $21.99/eBook. James Bryan Smith is a “magnificent” writer; that is, […]

Michael Willett Newheart is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting and professor emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature at Howard University School of Divinity.

Posted in: August 2018 Books, Going Viral with Quakerism, Quaker Book Reviews
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Art Exhibitions as a New Ministry

Art as a door to the spiritual.

Jiae Paik holds MDiv and MA degrees at Earlham School of Religion and Bethany Theological Seminary respectively. As a self-taught ceramic artist, she provides individual spiritual direction and companionship throughout the creative process, as well as leading workshops. At this time, she worships at her home.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Dyckman Ware Vermilye

Vermilye—Dyckman Ware Vermilye, 94, on March 25, 2017, at Taos Retirement Village in Taos, N.M., following complications from a fall. […]

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Althea Culcasure (right) greets visitors to the festival while portraying William Still, a key operative on the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia.

News, August 2017

Great Plains Yearly Meeting, Merion Friends, Minneapolis retirement.

Posted in: News, The Art of Dying
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Thomas A. Huff

Huff—Thomas A. Huff, 87, on November 13, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Tom was born on December 24, 1928, in San […]

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News, May 2017

News of Friends: Philadelphia Young Adults reenvision lecture series; FLGBTQC heads into year of jubilee; QuEST appoints new director.

Posted in: Quaker Summers
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An interview with Joyce Ajlouny

Meet AFSC’s incoming general secretary.

American Friends Service Committee has announced that Joyce Ajlouny will become its next general secretary starting in September 2017. Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley caught up with Ajlouny to talk about her work as director of the Ramallah Friends School and her hopes for AFSC.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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The Art of Gratitude

On the FJ Blog: “A boy’s watercolor depicts a heartwarming scene created amid the misery and starvation of post‐World War […]

Nichole Mathews is part of an art committee at Indianapolis First Friends exploring additional ways and locations to display “Giving Voices to Ghosts.” For more information, contact her at [email protected].

Daniel Lee is a member of Indianapolis First Friends.

Posted in: Online Features
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