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News March 2016

News of Friends, including a Quaker art exhibit in Montana and the FWCC World Plenary in Peru.

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News December 2015

Interfaith peace conference, Shepard Fairey mural, more.

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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.

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 […]

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Vibrant Meetings Grow the Religious Society of Friends

In 2007, Friends World Committee for Consultation reported 35,413 unprogrammed Friends, about one‐tenth of 1 percent of the U.S. population. […]

Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a member of Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. She is also a therapist and a mother. She is part of Friends General Conference's Traveling Ministry Program.

Posted in: 2008, Features, May 2008
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Convergence among Friends: From the ‘Kitchen’ to the ‘Parlor’

Have you ever sensed that the earliest Quakers had a fire that seems to be missing now? What do we […]

Robin Mohr, a member of San Francisco (Calif.) Meeting, has a weblog, "What Canst Thou Say?" at http://www.robinmsf.blogspot.com. C. Wess Daniels, a member of Barberton (Ohio) Friends Church, currently lives in Los Angeles where he attends Fuller Seminary; he blogs at http://www.gatheringinlight.com.

Posted in: Features
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Quakers in Bolivia

What did I know about Bolivia? Practically nothing, just the few facts I had learned in high school half a […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is a trustee of Quaker Bolivia Link. Plans are underway for another Quaker study tour.

Posted in: Features, February 2001
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