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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy Consultation, Support, and Resources Development Education Environmental and Ecojustice Investment Management Retreat, Conference, and Study Centers Service and Peace Work *Editors’ note: We invite all explicitly Quaker-founded and/or Quaker-run groups and organizations to submit to the Quaker […]


Posted in: Conscience, Quaker Works
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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.


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We Think We’re Separate

Quaker honesty requires us to acknowledge what we are addressing and what we are ignoring.

Robin Mohr has served as executive secretary of the Friends World Committee for Consultation Section of the Americas since 2011. She and her husband, Christopher, are members of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and have two sons, now in high school and college.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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What Unites Us

If we want a world without war, we must first accept our own Quaker family.

Gretchen Castle serves as general secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation–World Office in London, which works across the four section offices around the world and represents Friends at the world level. Gretchen is a member of Doylestown (Pa.) Meeting.


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News March 2016

News of Friends, including a Quaker art exhibit in Montana and the FWCC World Plenary in Peru. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to […]

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News December 2015

Interfaith peace conference, Shepard Fairey mural, more. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: every Friends Journal ever […]

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Quaker Works May 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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Seeking Salt and Light Among Friends

A video documentary of the Sixth World Conference of Friends

Dana Kester-McCabe is a member of Wicomico River (Maryland) Meeting on the Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. Documentary © 2013 Dana Kester-McCabe.

Find out more about the Sixth World Conference of Friends including another fine documentary chronicling the event at: http://​www​.saltandlight2012​.org.

 


Posted in: Online Features, Video
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Where We Are Changed

If ever the world needed the authentic, life-giving challenge that animated our spiritual ancestors, it needs it now. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access […]

Noah Baker Merrill seeks to be faithful in the living Quaker tradition of gospel ministry— the practical spiritual work of encouraging faithfulness and awakening hearts. Putney (Vt.) Meeting has released him for service encouraging the future of Friends. Noah is an associate with Good News Associates and a founding board member of Quaker Voluntary Service. In 2009, Utne Reader magazine recognized him as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”


Posted in: Features, September 2012
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April News 2012

FWCC General Secretary nomination Gretchen Castle of Philadelphia nominated to serve as FWCC General Secretary. The Central Executive Committee of Friends World Committee for Consultation has agreed that the name of Gretchen Castle of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, currently Acting Dean at Pendle Hill Quaker Study Center, should go forward for approval as Nancy Irving’s successor as […]


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