In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]
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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].Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
From the 2019 FGC Gathering at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.
This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.
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)
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
Butler—Diane P. Butler, 63, on August 2, 2017, at home in Ithaca, N.Y. Diane was born on June 4, 1954, […]
Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering
Looking at successful church growth models for ideas to grow our fellowship.
Donald W. McCormick, [email protected], is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. He is director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a company that trains mindfulness teachers. The senior editor of Friends Journal described his February article, “Can Quakerism Survive?,” as “the most talked about article in recent history.”Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Why is there no vision of the future of Quakerism?
Donald W. McCormick was a professor for 30 years. He taught leadership and organizational change. Currently he is the director of education for Unified Mindfulness, a mindfulness teacher training organization. He is a member of Grass Valley Meeting in Nevada City, Calif. Contact: [email protected].Posted in: Features, February 2018