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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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Intermountain Yearly Meeting attendees during the keynote discussion. Photo 漏 Mary Klein.

Paying as Led

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
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Georgana Falb Foster

Foster鈥擥eorgana Falb Foster, 89, on July 2, 2017, in Greenfield, Mass. Gee was born on May 15, 1928, in Elgin, [鈥

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Faithful Sexuality

By the Working Party on Spirituality and Sexual Ethics. New England Yearly Meeting, 2016. 68 pages. $10/pamphlet; free PDF available [鈥

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
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Watch the invocation on John Marquette's Facebook page.

News, March 2017

News from Friends: NEYM donates records to UMass Amherst; Quaker gives invocation at Pennsylvania State Senate; Cambridge Friends worship as [鈥

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An Experiment with Abundance

Reports from a new way to attend New England Yearly Meeting sessions.

John Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting and serves as clerk of the Sessions Committee for New England Yearly Meeting. Kathleen Wooten is a member of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as events coordinator for NEYM.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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"Eirith Monthly Meeting," a oil painting by Samuel Lucas

Exploring the Unwritten Rules of Meeting for Worship

How does an internalized sense of rules influence the quality of meeting for worship?

Debbie Humphries is a member of Hartford (Conn.) Meeting. She carries a concern for the strength and vitality of the Religious Society of Friends. Her experience traveling among Friends has provided an opportunity to hear how the Spirit is moving among us, and to reflect deeply on how our practices鈥攐ur forms鈥攂oth nurture and limit the life of the Spirit among us.

Posted in: August 2014, Features
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Middle school students at a meeting for worship at Friends' Central School in Wynnewood, Pa. Photo courtesy Friends' Central School.

Friends Education: Our Light for the World

The experience of a Friends education leads to a teaching career.

Galen McNemar Hamann is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Mass.). She is director of Friends education at Moses Brown School, where she teaches religion and ethics and serves as a spiritual counselor. She also serves as a multi-faith chaplain in local hospitals.

Posted in: April 2014: Education, Features
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