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Forum October 2017

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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥


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Forum, August 2017

Letters from our readers.


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Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem: June/July Full Issue Access

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Europe and Middle East Section annual meeting 2017. Photo by Kate McNally, courtesy of the author.

Membership as Commitment and Belonging

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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News August 2015

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Friends Journal Honored in Best of the Christian Press Contest

Friends Journal received three honors in the Best of the Christian Press awards. To celebrate, we鈥檇 like to share with [鈥


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Belonging: Quakers, Membership, and the Need to be Known

What role does monthly meeting membership play in our understanding of faith and belonging?  Can someone be a Quaker without [鈥

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.


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Empathy

I sit quietly in meeting for worship, envisioning the Light Within and knowing that I am being held very gently [鈥

Lee C. Neff, a member of South Seattle (Wash.) Meeting., is a gardener, writer, and former educator.


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When My Meeting Had My Back

Bitter laughter isn鈥檛 my usual response when I look into my new issue of Friends Journal, but a few years [鈥

Dee Birch Cameron, a member of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting, is a librarian and often acts in a community theater.


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