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QVS 2013-2014 orientation with volunteers, staff, and board members.

Coming Alive: Discerning the Next Chapter of Quaker Service

The story behind the founding of Quaker Voluntary Service.

Christina Repoley is the founding executive director of Quaker Voluntary Service. She is a 2002 graduate of Guilford College and a 2011 graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She lives in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband, Dean, and is a member of Atlanta Meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2014: Finding a Path
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Viewpoint: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Responds

A response to John Coleman’s “When Quaker Process Fails”

Arthur M. Larrabee is the General Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality, Forum
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When Quaker Process Fails

A look at the ways Quaker institutions have avoided accountability and expertise.

John M. Coleman is an expert on business ethics and institutional governance.  He currently serves as chief operating officer of NCI Consulting LLC, and teaches a seminar on corporate governance at Rutgers University. He serves, or has served, in leadership positions on the boards of directors of four Fortune 500 public companies as well as those of many Quaker organizations. He was previously the Senior Vice President – Law and Public Affairs of Campbell Soup Company and a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He is a member of Moorestown (N.J.) Meeting.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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Sparks and Spaces: Lived Experience in Friends Schools

We sit in circles. God is everywhere. There are no right answers. —Kindergartner’s response to parents’ question: What is Quaker […]

Irene McHenry, a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is executive director of Friends Council on Education.

Posted in: Features
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Arlene Kelly

One of the difficult issues for Quakers is leadership. Somehow we know we need leaders, yet we are all supposed […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon.

Posted in: Features, May 2001
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Speculation, Gambling, and Investments

Viewpoint: Is risk‐taking in the business world a form of gambling?

S. Francis Nicholson lives in Kennett Square, Pa.

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