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Is membership a pragmatic arrangement or a spiritual experience?
Marisa Johnson has been serving as secretary to Friends World Committee for Consultation Europe and Middle East Section since 2008, and this has given her the opportunity of seeing many forms of Quaker worship and community building. Membership is often a central theme in becoming and maintaining community.
The article is taken from thoughts from an address that Johnson gave to Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering in 2014.
Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
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What role does monthly meeting membership play in our understanding of faith and belonging? Can someone be a Quaker without […]
Emily Higgs is a member of Lancaster (Pa.) Meeting and lives in Philadelphia, Pa., where she is a part of the West Philadelphia Worship Group. Emily serves as the Director of Quaker Affairs for Haverford College, and is the Clerk of the Board of the Young Adult Friends Leadership Institute.
Posted in: April 2012: Membership and the Generation Gap
I sit quietly in meeting for worship, envisioning the Light Within and knowing that I am being held very gently […]
Lee C. Neff, a member of South Seattle (Wash.) Meeting., is a gardener, writer, and former educator.
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Dee Birch Cameron, a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting, is a librarian and often acts in a community theater.
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