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An outdoor meeting takes up a new ministry that grows during the colder months.
Andrea Smith is a member of Greenleaf Weekly Meeting in Newark, Ohio.
An earlier version of this article appeared as an online-only feature in November 2018.Posted in: Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019), Service
Juras—Michael S. Juras, 62, on September 7, 2017, in Columbia, S.C., unexpectedly, with his loved ones by his side. Michael […]
Healing is a verb: a slowing, flowing movement toward balance.
Ruthe Schoder-Ehri, a member of Homer (Alaska) Meeting, resides in the high desert of southeastern Arizona, close to Mexico. She is an artist, a homeopath with concern for individual and global health, a joyful grandmother, and an active volunteer for treesisters.org.Posted in: Features, Healing
Faith and Practice: Leaving worship in a state of discontent.
Elliott Robertson is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He is a writer, poet, and workshop leader. His article "Grateful for the Light of Christ" was published by Daily Word in August 2016.Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Faith and Practice
A Philadelphia Friend finds spiritual renewal in fellowship with Conservative Quakers.
John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He is the author of Living in the Kingdom of God. For more information go to johnandrewgallery.com. Susan Smith is a member of Rockingham Meeting near Harrisonburg, Va., part of Ohio Yearly Meeting.Posted in: Features, February 2017
FJ Poetry: “When I was five I ran smack into a gravestone…”
A Quaker Jewish path along walls and borders, both physical and spiritual.
Deborah Mayaan attends Pima Meeting in Tucson, Ariz., where she is an energy work and flower essence practitioner. Her articles and essays have appeared in Spirituality & Health magazine, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Jewish Post, Tucson Lifestyle, Tucson Weekly, and other publications. Her website is deborahmayaan.com.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
Navigating points of tension to find core values in common.
Meagan Fischer is called to use the social permaculture principle of cultivating edge by encouraging people who don't usually interact to learn from each other. By doing so, she hopes they can build on each other’s strengths and find creative solutions to the world's crises. She attends Chico Meeting in northern California.Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths