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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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
Married on September 3, 2017, under the care of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.
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
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
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
The top ten best‐selling books from the 2017 FGC Gathering.
Miller—Mary Katherine McKinney Miller, 69, on April 17, 2016, of pancreatic cancer, under hospice care at home in Philadelphia, Pa. […]
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
The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.