Quaker activists are involved in the youth‐led Climate Strike movement from D.C. to London.
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Jim Ross jumped back into creative pursuits after retiring in 2015. He’s since published in over 100 journals and anthologies in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Jim and his wife—parents of two health professionals, grandparents of five preschoolers—attend Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting.Posted in: Features, Quaker Kids
Day—Lois Elizabeth Day, 92, on September 11, 2018, at home in New Port Richey, Fla., under hospice care, with her […]
The experiment with abundance continues.
Molly Wingate is a member of Colorado Springs (Colo.) Meeting and clerk of Intermountain Yearly Meeting. She taught writing for many years in a variety of settings. She founded and directs Poetry Heals, a nonprofit that teaches therapeutic poetry writing to people living difficult lives, especially teens, veterans, and homeless.Posted in: Features, February 2019
British Friends and Palestine announcment; new directors at Quaker Voluntary Service and Belize Friends Ministries.
By James W. Hood. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 449), 2018. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. James Hood, a member of Friendship Meeting […]
News of Friends: Yearly Meetings newsletter project; Quaker podcasts; Peacemaking panel; Appointment.
By the Working Party on Spirituality and Sexual Ethics. New England Yearly Meeting, 2016. 68 pages. $10/pamphlet; free PDF available […]
Gulielma Leonard Fager is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a Friends Publishing Corporation board member.Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
Working in the earth keeps a Friend grounded.
Katie Green is a member and past clerk of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. She is a storyteller, teacher, and grandmother. Katie taught First-day school in Worcester and edited the Worcester Meeting newsletter. She and her husband, Phil Stone, also attend Clearwater Meeting in Dunedin, Fla.Posted in: Earthcare, September 2017
The shared lessons of strengthening a movement among Friends.
Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass. She travels extensively among Friends with a concern for how we connect both digitally and face-to-face. She also serves New England Yearly Meeting as events coordinator and social media manager. Kathleen shares her travels and learning at quakerkathleen.wordpress.com.Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features
Jennifer Swann and Emily Provance share their stories and discuss the need for alternative models of membership.
Jennifer Swann and Emily Provance are members of the Alternate Pathways to Membership Working Group in New York Yearly Meeting under the care of the Ministry Coordinating Committee. Emily is a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting in Manhattan. Jennifer is in the process of moving her membership from South Berkshire Meeting in Great Barrington, Mass., to Fifteenth Street Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem, Online Features