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Quinn-Daugherty

To Build Is to Love

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?
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Friends Bearing Food

Poetry: “Word goes out, and they start to come” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

David Black lives in Louisa, Va.


Posted in: Poetry, The Art of Dying
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Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

By Chuck Collins. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016. 267 pages. $17.95/paperback or eBook. Once, when two Friends from Kenya were visiting, […]

Mary Gilbert is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.), and has been active on monthly and yearly meeting committees, and on the steering committee of Quaker Earthcare Witness. Mary is married to David White, has a son, a daughter-in-law, and a grandson. Mary will sing at the drop of a hat.


Posted in: August 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, The Art of Dying
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Sweet Ol’ Camp Tunes

The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.

Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.


Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
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Author (right foreground) with other men campers

Remembering a Workcamp in Tennessee

A Friend recounts an AFSC workcamp in 1949.

George H. Kurz is a retired ophthalmologist who practiced in New Jersey and was a clinical professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He also taught in Africa, Ecuador, the Philippines, and China. He and his wife, Elisabeth, live at Pennswood Village, a Quaker retirement community in Pennsylvania.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Online Features
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Weathering the Windfall Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Friends at Barnegat (N.J.) Meeting for their winning submission in our Weathering the Windfall contest.


Posted in: Online Features
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Viewpoint: How to Write a Thank‐you Note

How to get through that pile of thank‐you notes—and end up liking your Friends! 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in […]

Mariellen Gilpin lives in Champaign, Ill.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy, Viewpoint
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Hospitality in a Quaker Kitchen

The welcoming environment of a Quaker community created space for spiritual formation.

Julia McStravog is the program and research specialist with the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in theology, and will begin doctoral studies this year.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
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No One Place for Home

A restless Friend finds fellowship and service opportunities with spiritual neighbors. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an […]

Lisa Rand attends Bally Mennonite Church in Berks County, Pa. She also prays and serves the hungry at Christ Episcopal Church in Pottstown, Pa. Lisa writes a book review blog at Lighttoreadby.wordpress.com.


Posted in: Features, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker
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Spiritual Nurture in a Fix‐it Culture

Gardening helped a disillusioned seminarian open to the deepness of questions without answers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Sarah Klatt-Dickerson is the Portland coordinator for Quaker Voluntary Service. She’s also an artist and poet, a growing listener, and amateur gardener. As a part of her work with QVS, she gets to spend time with Liberal and Evangelical Friends in the Pacific Northwest.


Posted in: Features, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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