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2019 Gathering Young Adult Friends. © Mike Goren.

Advancing Quaker Spirituality in the Twenty‐first Century

Preparing for the future of the 100‐year‐old FGC Gathering.

Barry Crossno is general secretary of Friends General Conference, an association of over 600 Quaker meetings and churches in the United States and Canada. His spiritual journey with Quakers began over 20 years ago. Learn more about FGC’s campaign feasibility study at fgcquaker.org/feasibility-study. Email: [email protected].

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Interview with Jessica Metheringham, creator of Disarm the Base

We talk with the Quaker creator of a new antiwar, direct action board game.

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.

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The Workings of the Spirit of God Within: The Offices of Christ

By David Johnson. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 459), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Rausie Hobson is a member of Rocky River Meeting in Siler City, N.C., Friends Church of North Carolina. She is a retired ESL teacher and public librarian, a member of Quakers Uniting in Publications, and was publications board clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM) for many years.

Posted in: April 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Scattergood students Gary Lee, Dejere Pollock, 
and Latif Behroz, June 2019. Gary and Latif are international students. Dereje is from Iowa (born 
in Ethiopia). © Alicia Taylor.

Visa denials impact Scattergood Friends School

  Scattergood Friends School has a long history of welcoming international visitors, most notably serving as a hostel for refugees […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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Reid Arthur following his November 2019 performance at George Fox University. © Jake Morgan

Viral coming‐out video raises LGBTQ issues at George Fox University

  Reid Arthur, a senior theater major at George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Ore., was already out as gay […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

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A Natural Unfolding

By Donna Eder. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 457), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Philip Favero resides on Bainbridge Island, Wash., and is a member of Agate Passage (Wash.) Meeting.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Building Bridges: Four Stories from the Bible

By Elizabeth O’Sullivan. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 458), 2019. 30 pages. $7/pamphlet or eBook.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting, and, having recently moved to Durham, N.C., an attender at Durham Meeting.

Posted in: March 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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Becoming an Ordinary Mystic: Spirituality for the Rest of Us

By Albert Haase. InterVarsity Press, 2019. 176 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook.

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting.

Posted in: February 2020, February 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Among Friends: Drugs, Brokenness, Violence, and Sin

Our introduction to the January Issue.

Martin Kelley is Senior Editor. [email protected]

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The Point of Arrival

By Carrie Newcomer. Available Light Records, 2019. 11 tracks. $12.99/CD; $9.99/MP3 album.

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. (North Pacific Yearly Meeting). She is a writer and coach who works with artists, writers, musicians, and wellness professionals to help them make a living, make a life, and make a difference. She also helps run a farm animal sanctuary. More at linktr.ee/patriciamorrison.

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