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Meeting for Worship for Healing

A largely forgotten Quaker practice brings healing and wholeness once more.

Richard K. Lee and Sarah M. (Sally) Lloyd are members of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.


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Resolving Difference—in our ways of speaking about God or the ultimate reality

By Rex Ambler. Quaker Universalist Group Pamphlets (number 35), 2016. 28 pages. £2/pamphlet (see qug​.org​.uk). North American Friends are familiar […]

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A Ministry of Presence

A crisis of policy leads Baltimore Friends toward reviving intervisitation and a “ministry of presence.”

Joan Dyer Liversidge, a member of Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting has traveled among Friends United Meeting Friends since 2002 and serves on the Intervisitation Working Group. This summer she traveled as a minister of presence to the annual sessions of Evangelical Friends Church Eastern Region, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Intermoutain Yearly Meeting.


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Meeting at the Center

We are all part of the same Quaker family. We are called to love one another, and to be reconciled […]

Bruce Birchard is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He recently retired after 19 years of service as General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He has been encouraged to develop the entirety of “Meeting at the Center” into a Pendle Hill pamphlet. This is an excerpt from “Meeting at the Center: Living Love and Reconciling One to Another,” Bruce Birchard’s plenary address at the 2011 Friends General Conference Gathering of Friends held in Iowa.


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All Friends’ Conference of 1920

Before the 1937 Friends World Conference, Friends from throughout the world and across the various branches of the Religious Society […]

Elizabeth Cazden is a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting. Her Quaker history research includes Friends in Cuba, independent liberal meetings, and Quaker slave-owners in Rhode Island; see http://​www​.betsycazden​.com.


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Quakers in Bolivia

What did I know about Bolivia? Practically nothing, just the few facts I had learned in high school half a […]

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, is a trustee of Quaker Bolivia Link. Plans are underway for another Quaker study tour.


Posted in: Features, February 2001
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