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Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a mother, a climate activist, and a psychotherapist. She is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. She was the founder of 350Seattle.org, and is the cofounder of Faith Action Climate Team.Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
By Kai Cheng Thom, illustrated by Wai‐Yant Li and Kai Yun Ching. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017. 40 pages. $17.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]
Retired school librarian Margaret T. Walden is a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting. Some of her grandchildren, whom she loves dearly, are in the LGBTQ community.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
By Jan Thornhill. Groundwood Books, 2018. 44 pages. $18.95/hardcover; $16.95/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Jan Thornhill has created a beautiful […]
Katie Green attends Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla. She is a storyteller, workshop facilitator, and writer.Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
Shaw—Mary Dearden Shaw, 92, on April 3, 2018, in State College, Pa. Mardy was born on November 14, 1925, in […]
FJ Poetry: Sometimes the wind comes from the bay / and it carries me to the Thames. But rarely. / […]
Leaving behind the things that feel safe and comfortable.
Emily Provance, a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in New York City, is called to a ministry of hearth building: that is, to the work of creating a home for Friends, a community rich with nourishing opportunities, so that each of us can then minister in the world, fully fed. She is an associate of Good News Associates, a nonprofit organization that supports non-institutional ministries.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
The stairs to the vast, rustic house creaked as I lugged my teal trunk up the steps. The bright sunlight […]
Quinn Daugherty, Grade 10, Westtown School, attender of Unami Meeting in Pennsburg, Pa.Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
“So, Rosie … do you want to go to the Ringling Brothers Circus for their final show?” my dad asks […]
Rosie Reed, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Quilting as healing at a Quaker Voluntary Service house.
Kayla Schneider-Smith is a 2016-17 Portland QVS fellow who has served both with New City Initiative, an organization that aims to end the cycle of homelessness through faith community involvement, and Urban Gleaners, a food re-purposing organization that fights childhood hunger in Oregon.Posted in: Features, February 2018