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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鈥擠yckman Ware Vermilye, 94, on March 25, 2017, at Taos Retirement Village in Taos, N.M., following complications from a fall. [鈥

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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鈥擳homas A. Huff, 87, on November 13, 2016, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Tom was born on December 24, 1928, in San [鈥

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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鈥檚 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: 鈥淎 boy鈥檚 watercolor depicts a heartwarming scene created amid the misery and starvation of post鈥怶orld War [鈥

Nichole Mathews is part of an art committee at Indianapolis First Friends exploring additional ways and locations to display 鈥淕iving Voices to Ghosts.鈥 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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Weathering the Windfall Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Friends at Barnegat (N.J.) Meeting for their winning submission in our Weathering the Windfall contest.

Posted in: Online Features
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Helen Lewis Stanfield

Stanfield鈥擧elen Lewis Stanfield, 91, on September 10, 2016, at Friends Homes in Greensboro, N.C. Helen was born on September 28, [鈥

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Patricia Boughton Palmer

Palmer鈥擯atricia Boughton Palmer, 82, on December 24, 2015, in St. Augustine, Fla., surrounded by her family. Patricia was born on [鈥

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