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2019 Gathering Young Adult Friends. © Mike Goren.

Advancing Quaker Spirituality in the Twenty‐first Century

Preparing for the future of the 100‐year‐old FGC Gathering.

Barry Crossno is general secretary of Friends General Conference, an association of over 600 Quaker meetings and churches in the United States and Canada. His spiritual journey with Quakers began over 20 years ago. Learn more about FGC’s campaign feasibility study at fgcquaker.org/feasibility-study. Email: [email protected].

Posted in: Features, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Pacific Yearly Meeting joins Friends General Conference

In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Writing Opp: The State of Quaker Institutions (closed)

Quaker institutions: What’s working and what isn’t and which beloved institutions do we need to make sure we keep alive? […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal. [email protected].

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2019

From the 2019 FGC Gathering at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

Source: QuakerBooks of FGC

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Quaker Works April 2019

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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Writing Opp: Friendly Competition? (closed)

Learn more about writing for our May issue on competition.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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IAR Task Force members at their August 2018 meeting at Red Cedar Meeting in East Lansing, Mich. Justin Connor (top row center); Sharon Lane-Getaz (lower right).

An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force

Looking at Friends General Conference’s work of racial self‐examination.

Sharon Lane-Getaz attends Cannon Valley Meeting in Northfield, Minn., where she teaches at a local college; she and her wife are newly "empty nesting" as their daughter has started college. Justin Connor is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.); he is an attorney living in Washington with his family. Sharon and Justin are the co-clerks of FGC's Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force. The interview was conducted by Friends Journal senior editor Martin Kelley.

Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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A Gathering of Spirits: The Friends General Conferences 1896–1950

By Douglas Gwyn. QuakerPress of FGC, 2018. 316 pages. $20/paperback. Doug Gwyn is the ideal writer to tackle this project. […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Diane P. Butler

Butler—Diane P. Butler, 63, on August 2, 2017, at home in Ithaca, N.Y. Diane was born on June 4, 1954, […]

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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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