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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 […]

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Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington

By Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, and Michael G. Long. City Lights Publishers, 2019. 172 pages. $13.95/paperback or eBook. Recommended for […]

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Agnes Miyo Moriuchi and Steven Elkinton

Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Being Vegetarian is a Climate Issue

A Friend’s bumpy path toward a lifestyle that’s lighter on the Earth.

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a climate activist, parent, psychotherapist, and vegetarian. She belongs to Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash.

Posted in: Quaker Lifestyles
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Challenging Conflicts in Our Meeting

A meeting looks for guidance on handling a disruptive member.

This article was written by four longtime members of a Midwestern monthly meeting. The authors have chosen not to identify themselves or their meeting in order to maintain confidentiality.

Editors’ Note: Friends Journal publishes anonymous articles only in rare cases. We have confirmed the basic outlines of this case.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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The Transformation of a Small Quaker Library

Bringing a new sense of purpose to an underused meeting library.

Ruth McNeill is a member of Corvallis (Ore.) Meeting. She is a retired preschool and elementary school teacher, an amateur weaver, and an amateur writer.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Libraries
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Quaker Bestsellers 2017

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.

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Mary Katherine McKinney Miller

Miller—Mary Katherine McKinney Miller, 69, on April 17, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, under hospice care at home in Philadelphia, Pa. […]

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Our Drop in the Wave of Liberation

A visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and Growing Diverse Leadership Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She is a member of Sandy Spring Friends School’s board of trustees, the DC Peace Team, and the Quaker Palestine–Israel Network.

Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.

Posted in: September 2016
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