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FWCC secretary to lead world ecumenical organization

  Gretchen Castle was named the next chair of the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions at its meeting […]

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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David Lore

Lore—David Lore, 77, on January 23, 2018, in Marietta, Ga., after a struggle with heart and kidney issues. David was […]

Posted in: Gambling, Milestones
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Are You a Quaker?

Fourth Season’s Featured Video

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Not One Quaker Experience but Many

Among Friends: Our introduction to the December issue on Quakers and Christianity.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, Quakers and Christianity
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Georgana Falb Foster

Foster—Georgana Falb Foster, 89, on July 2, 2017, in Greenfield, Mass. Gee was born on May 15, 1928, in Elgin, […]

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Neil Harmon Hartman

Hartman—Neil Harmon Hartman, 97, on February 6, 2018, in Medford, N.J. Neil was born on June 8, 1920, in Cedarville, […]

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We Are Pilgrims on a Journey

A faithful response to climate change.

Jay O'Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O'Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
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New Worldwide Quaker Map Released

Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new map of worldwide Quaker population figures, its first such release since 2012.

Posted in: Blogs, Unfeatured
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Turning Somersaults in the Quaker Ecosystem

We have to find ways to build relationships and maintain our Quaker tradition.

Margaret Fraser has served as interim pastoral minister at West Richmond (Ind.) Meeting, executive secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas, and dean of Pendle Hill study center in Wallingford, Pa. She was presiding clerk of the New Association of Friends from 2013 to 2015.

Posted in: Features, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Hospitable Planet: Faith, Action, and Climate Change

By Stephen A. Jurovics. Morehouse Publishing, 2016. 155 pages. $18/paperback; $16/eBook. Ever since Evangelical Protestants rediscovered that the world is […]

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a systems engineer, and a graduate of Earlham School of Religion with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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