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News, June/July 2018

Kellum to begin as FUM General Secretary; Marshall retires as Earlham School of Religion Dean 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign [鈥


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The Challenges We Face and Community We Forge

An interview with Sa鈥檈d Atshan.

Martin Kelley is Friends Journal鈥檚 senior editor.

Sa鈥檈d Atshan is a professor of peace and conflict studies at Swarthmore College and holds a doctorate from Harvard University. He sits on the corporation of American Friends Service Committee and the board of Pendle Hill study center. He is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, Features
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News November 2017

News of the Quaker world: AFSC on North Korea, Quaker groups partner with Everence, Quaker House appointment.


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Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One with Another

By Bruce Birchard. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 442), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. In this pamphlet, based on a 2011 plenary [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Forum November 2016

Letters from our readers. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please [鈥

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A Ministry of Presence

A crisis of policy leads Baltimore Friends toward reviving intervisitation and a 鈥渕inistry of presence.鈥

Joan Dyer Liversidge, a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting has traveled among Friends United Meeting Friends since 2002 and serves on the Intervisitation Working Group. This summer she traveled as a minister of presence to the annual sessions of Evangelical Friends Church Eastern Region, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Intermoutain Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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News, August 2016

News of Friends. 馃敀 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join [鈥

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Divisions in North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM)

Growing division in the body of NCYM (FUM) will be addressed on Saturday, November 1.

Max L. Carter is the director of Friends Center and campus ministry coordinator at Guilford College, where he also directs the Quaker Studies program.


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Meeting at the Center

We are all part of the same Quaker family. We are called to love one another, and to be reconciled [鈥

Bruce Birchard is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He recently retired after 19 years of service as General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He has been encouraged to develop the entirety of "Meeting at the Center" into a Pendle Hill pamphlet.聽This is an excerpt from "Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One to Another," Bruce Birchard's plenary address at the 2011 Friends General Conference Gathering of Friends held in Iowa.


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Peace in the World, Peace among Friends

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another; love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: not [鈥

Mary Ellen McNish, a member of Byberry Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is general secretary of American Friends Service Committee.


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