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The 2020 FGC Gathering Goes Online

A video interview with Friends General Conference staff and volunteers around the cancellation of the in‐person 2020 Gathering.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Interview: The 2020 FGC Gathering Goes Online

An interview with Friends General Conference staff and volunteers around the cancellation of the in‐person 2020 Gathering.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Quaker Meetings Respond to Coronavirus

Friends adapt to the spread of COVID‐19.

Katie Breslin is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and is currently sojourning at West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting. She is a first-year student at Earlham School of Religion. Before moving to Richmond, Katie was the Young Adult Program Manager at Friends Committee on National Legislation. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @katiebreslin.

Posted in: Blogs, The State of Quaker Institutions
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On Living with a Concern for Gospel Ministry (Second Edition)

By Brian Drayton. QuakerPress of Friends General Conference, 2019. 224 pages. $16.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook.

Max L. Carter is a member of New Garden Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., and the retired William R. Rogers director of Friends Center and Quaker studies at Guilford College.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Michele Shanklin Avery

Avery—Michele Shanklin Avery, 67, on October 2, 2018, in West Chester, Pa. Chel was born on April 2, 1951, in […]

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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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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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