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Writing Opp: Meetings and Money (due 7/20)

How do we spend money on ourselves? What is the role of money in our meetings? How do we decide [鈥

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


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Speaking the Language of Quaker Values

A Friend鈥檚 perspective on money and philanthropy.

Henry B. Freeman is a fundraising consultant who works with nonprofit organizations and educational institutions around the country. An active Friend, Henry lives in Richmond, Ind., and is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy
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The Ecology of Care: Medicine, Agriculture, Money, and the Quiet Power of Human and Microbial Communities

By Didi Pershouse. Mycelium Books, 2016. 301 pages. $19.95/paperback. 鈥淲hen we stand in the center and look at the whole, [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt lives in rural Vermont and is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting. She serves as clerk of the Earthcare Ministry Committee of New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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Book Clubs of Friends Meetings

Friends share what their meetings are reading.

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A Friends Meeting Looks at Money and Time

Palo Alto (Calif.) Meeting was truly inspired by the Friends Journal special issue on Friends and Money (July 2006). I [鈥


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Behind the Budget: Are We Stuck with This High Risk Monetary System?

What Kind of Resource is Money? The subject here is money and how to use it responsibly. We all know [鈥

Keith Helmuth, a member of New Brunswick Monthly Meeting in Canada, is a founding member of Quaker Institute for the Future and secretary of the Board.


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Beggars to God

I scarcely see beggars near my home in the United States, but they can be found almost everywhere in Rwanda. [鈥

Mark Judkins Helpsmeet, a member of Eau Claire (Wis.) Meeting, was among the founders of Friendly FolkDancers in 1986. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, West Africa, 1977鈥79. He has been creating Quaker-supported radio programs since 2005; see http://www.NorthernSpiritRadio,org.


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Sitting Allowances

It may surprise you that international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are not viewed favorably here in East and Central Africa. This [鈥

For the last 11 years, David Zarembka has been actively involved in peacemaking in Africa.


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Among Friends: Relating to Money

Friends and Money: This topic could be more controversial, more sensitive to many Friends than discussions about politics, racism, religion, [鈥


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Our Money and Our Lives

Money is a hard thing for Quakers to talk about. That鈥檚 my experience, at least鈥攚hether it be in conversations with [鈥

Carolyn Hilles is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass.


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