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Edward Draper Baker

Baker鈥擡dward Draper Baker, 68, on October 29, 2017, at home in Ashaway, R.I., after a valiant five鈥恲ear struggle with cancer. [鈥

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Monthly worship along Fresh Pond Parkway in front of Raytheon in Cambridge, Mass. The author is seen standing. 漏 Skip Schiel.

Experiments with Worship

Quaker worship takes to the streets.

Elizabeth Claggett-Borne enjoys biking to work, accompanying a family in sanctuary, and trying not to fidget in worship. She is grateful to be a part of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She teaches Exploring the Quaker Way, laughs at her hubris, and travels in the ministry.

Posted in: Features, Outside the Meetinghouse
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El Paso Quakers on the Border Today

How Friends along the Mexican border are responding to needs.

Ann Birch is currently clerk of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a librarian who settled in on the border in the 1960s.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Witness
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Mary and William Dyer: Quaker Light and Puritan Ambition in Early New England

By Johan Winsser. Self鈥恜ublished, 2017. 345 pages (includes appendix and extensive notes). $24.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Mary Dyer鈥檚 story as a Quaker [鈥

Gwen Gosney Erickson lives in Greensboro, N.C., where she is employed as the Quaker librarian and college archivist at Guilford College. She currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). Her first encounters with Mary Dyer were as a six-year-old sitting on the statue at Earlham College.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Farm and Community

Life on a small vegetable farm.

Craig Jensen likes board games, comic books, and the bread that his wife bakes, but time with his son, Fox, is his favorite thing in the world. He grows beautiful dahlias and would like to spend all of his winter making toys. He is a member of Monadnock Meeting in Jaffrey, N.H.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Lifestyles
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Sweet Ol鈥 Camp Tunes

The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.

Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.

Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
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Framing the Light

Quaker meetinghouses as space and Spirit.

Jean Schnell is a lifelong Quaker with roots in Valley Meeting in Wayne, Pa. She is now a member of Framingham (Mass.) Meeting. She is a retired nurse and health coach. She loves the contemplative process of viewing the world through a camera with delight, awe, and joy. Her photographs of meetinghouses can be found at JeanSchnell.com.

Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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Delivering the Truth (A Quaker Midwife Mystery)

By Edith Maxwell. Midnight Ink, 2016. 312 pages. $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. There is a new Quaker mystery series out, and it [鈥

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection librarian and archivist at Guilford College and a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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Among Friends: Sharing Our Truths

An introduction to the May issue on Gender and Sexuality.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of聽Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
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Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters

By Henry B. Freeman. John鈥檚 Press, 2015. 130 pages. $14.95/paperback. Unlacing the Heart: Connecting with What Really Matters is Henry [鈥

Ann Venable is the development director for Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She has been a professional fundraiser for many years.

Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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