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The Lion First Book of Parables

By Lois Rock, illustrated by Barbara Vagnozzi. Lion Children’s Books, 2014. 64 pages. $14.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 9 and up. […]

Katie Green is a member of Worcester (Mass.) Meeting and a professional storyteller and workshop leader. She has told stories at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting’s annual sessions.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Witness to Quaker Racism: A Cautionary Tale

A standoff at the meetinghouse. 🔒

Sharon Smith is a lifelong, Black-Indian Friend. She is a former clerk of the East Sandwich Preparative Meeting’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee and former co-clerk of the New England Yearly Meeting Racial Social and Economic Justice Committee. She is currently a member of the Cuffee Meeting and lives in western North Carolina and is at work on a book, Mixed Blessing: Growing Up Black-Indian and Quaker.

Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
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Process: the Good, the Poor, & Schisms

It is my experience that good Quaker process helps us unite in finding God’s path forward and in building community, […]

Mathilda Navias serves as recording clerk and web master for Broadmead Meeting in northwest Ohio. She serves Lake Erie Yearly Meeting as Database Manager as well as being a member of the Nominating Committee, Spiritual Formation Planning Committee, and an ad hoc committee to revise the yearly meeting's manual of Policies & Procedures. She is clerk of the Accessible Literature Working Group, a member of the Growing Subcommittee (formerly Advancement & Outreach), and a member of Central Committee for Friends General Conference. She is also employed part-time as Yearly Meeting Worker for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, helping with the web site, communications, and special projects. Mathilda has served as co-clerk of a monthly meeting and on numerous monthly and yearly meeting committees.

Posted in: June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community, The Quaker Process Blog
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Quaker Women I Have Known

“The women in my family do things,” said John Foster, the Quaker man I had just met in India. Much […]

Georgana (Falb) Foster has been a member of Mt. Toby Friends Meeting in Leverett, Mass., for half a century. She has presented workshops on early New England Quaker women at the Friends General Conference Gathering and New England Yearly Meeting, and has written a number of local histories. She is an independent scholar of South Asian studies, collecting folk and pop art about goddesses of India.

Posted in: Features
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Learning to Speak Community

Last fall in a Quakerism 101 group I facilitated at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, a Friend spoke of a recent conversation […]

Donne Hayden, MDiv, graduated from Earlham School of Religion in 2006. Since July 2008 she has served as minister for Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting, a semi-programmed meeting in Wilmington Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: Features
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New England Friends in Unity With Nature (NEFUN) Committee

The current work of the NEFUN Committee supports discernment around New England monthly meetings of the faith and practice of […]

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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