A passage from John Woolman’s Journal gives a Friend the language for describing her new sense of empowerment.
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Helene Pollock has participated in all branches of Friends during her 40 years of association with Friends. Her primary Quaker community at this time is the extended worship community that meets in the Philadelphia area. She is the former director of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College.Posted in: Online Features, Quakers and Christianity
It is time for people of conscience to embrace the brothers and sisters among us.
A ninth‐grade assigned reading foreshadows a vocation to teach.
Robert Stephen Dicken is a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. Since retiring in 2002 from teaching high school English, he can be found reading, writing, drawing, guitar-playing, community volunteering, bragging about his three sons, and entertaining five grandchildren.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, Features
By Chloe Schwenke. Red Hen Press, 2018. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. At Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Women’s Retreat two years ago, […]
Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, and works as assistant to the executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation. She has a master's of fine arts in fiction from the University of Maryland, College Park.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
A Friends meeting looks beyond rainy days to build a better relationship with money.
Pamela Haines, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, delivered the keynote address at Intermountain Yearly Meeting in 2017 on “Money, Community, and Integrity.” Her Pendle Hill pamphlet, Money and Soul, was published this spring. She is active in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Eco-Justice Collaborative and Friends Economic Integrity Project.Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
Quaker values and money.
Jeffery W. Perkins is executive director of Friends Fiduciary Corporation, a Quaker nonprofit providing cost-effective, professional, socially responsible investment services to Quaker meetings, churches, and organizations. He serves on the board of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
By Pamela Haines. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 450), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Fretting about economics and money is not new […]
Diana Roose is a member of Oberlin (Ohio) Meeting and a Friend in Residence at Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, D.C.Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Quaker values do not need to be mere theoretical ideas.
Ankita Achanta is a seventh-grade student at Newtown Friends School (NFS) in Newtown, Pa. She participates in The Agents of Social Change (TASC) at NFS, a student group founded on the belief that “we will be able to make a difference in our world,” and that uses Quaker process in decision making.Posted in: Features, September 2018
Lifting the bondage, embracing the future, and making Quakerism a viable reality once more.
Robert Henry is pastor of Indianapolis (Ind.) First Friends Meeting. He is a speaker, activist, neighborhood collaborator, and avid artist. He lives in Fishers, Ind., with his wife and three boys.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Focused relationships in social media
Steven Whinfield’s background is in communication and advertising. He has been a part of building brands for many clients and is today an account representative for a large kidney dialysis corporation.Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous