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Seeds That Change the World: Essays on Quakerism, Spirituality, Faith, and Culture

By Debbie L. Humphries. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 143 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Is it okay to shout out to Friends, […]

Brad Sheeks is a member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting, and with his wife, Patricia McBee, has moved to Newtown to enjoy retirement and live closer to daughter, Jennie, and her family.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Charlottesville Friends in worship at Justice Park. Photo by David Lewis.

Charlottesville Quakers and the Ongoing Stand against White Nationalists

Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.

Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
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Business Meeting and Worship

Two recent Forum letters have expressed the view that Friends ought not to use the word “worship” to describe what […]

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The Task of the Recording Clerk: Spiritual Exercise and Ministry

For me, the first step in all aspects of living, including recording the minutes of a meeting, is the personal […]

Sharon Hoover, a longtime member of Alfred (N.Y.) Meeting, currently attends Lewes (Del.) Worship Group. She has served as recording clerk for local, regional, and yearly meetings.

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Four Pillars of Meeting for Business

In May 2007, the board of the School of the Spirit Ministries, on which I was serving, was in the […]

Debbie Humphries, a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting, is a public health nutritionist and teacher with a calling to travel in the ministry. She is currently serving on the steering committee of the School of the Spirit Ministries Call for Support. She travels in the ministry among Friends, primarily within New England Yearly Meeting.

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