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Escaping the Dusty Bookcase

Queries for Friends to consider as they discern how to maintain a meeting library.

Gwen Gosney Erickson is the Friends Historical Collection Librarian and College Archivist at Guilford College where she is a member of Hege Library鈥檚 leadership team. She is a member of Friendship Meeting and currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). She lives in Greensboro, N.C.


Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
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Are Meeting Libraries Encumbrances?

Information is coming to us in different ways than it did in the first 350 years of Quaker history.

Carol Kitchen is retired from a career in social work in varied settings. She has professional degrees in library science and social work and a doctorate in religion and society.


Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Libraries
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With a Tender Hand: A Resource Book for Eldership and Oversight

By Z茅lie Gross. Quaker Books, 2015. 432 pages. $20/paperback. This is a thorough and useful resource book for Friends in [鈥

Marty Grundy has served on ministry and oversight committees (by a variety of names) for many years. She recently transferred to Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting in New England Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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An Ecology of the Spirit

In meeting this past First Day, I started working on the similarities and differences between ministry and pastoral care. My [鈥


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Bringing the Quaker into Hospital Chaplaincy

Every day I step into a blizzard that has swept in on someone鈥檚 life. I鈥檓 a chaplain in an acute [鈥

Katherine K. Jaramillo, a member of Bridge City Meeting in Portland, Oreg., is chaplain at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center.


Posted in: Features
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