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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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Reclaiming Judaism From Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation

Edited by Carolyn L. Karcher. Olive Branch Press, 2019. 400 pages. $20/paperback.

Steve Chase is the Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.)’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee liaison to the local chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace and its Occupation Free DC campaign to stop DC police from training with military occupation forces in Israel.

Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Richard Donald Barchfield

Barchfield—Richard Donald Barchfield, 69, on September 25, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. Rich was born on December 2, 1948, in Summit, […]

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Unite the Right 2 counter-demonstrators at Freedom Plaza on E at 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C., on August 12. 2018. © Elvert Barnes / flickr.com

Holding Unite the Right to the Light

Holding a public meeting for worship in a maelstrom of political anger.

Debby Churchman is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and served as its administrative secretary at the time of this event.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism

By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to […]

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Student Voices Project 2017 Participants

A full list of students who submitted this year.

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UPDATE June 2018: “In response to the continuing administration policy of separating asylum‐seeking parents from their children, as young as […]

David Bristol, Lee Teran, and Gretchen Haynes are all active in Friends Meeting of San Antonio (Tex.) and have been involved, in one way or another, in the meeting’s ministry to help immigrant families fleeing violence in Central America. Their collaboration on this article has been spiritual work.

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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