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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Carrying on with the care of our meetings.

Gabriel Ehri is Executive Director. [email protected]

Posted in: Among Friends, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Wanted: A Network of Soul Connection

How do we build faith communities where we really know one another?

Francine Brocious attends Schuylkill Meeting in Phoenixville, Pa. Her interests include singing, psychology, spirituality, dance, improv, lifelong learning, and sharing her voice through writing. She cherishes and seeks more authentic, repeated human connections; deep talks; and spontaneous expressions of laughter, play, and joy. She can be reached at [email protected].

Posted in: Features, The State of Quaker Institutions
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World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family’s Journey through the American Revolution

By Richard Godbeer. Yale University Press, 2019. 480 pages. $38/hardcover or eBook.

Larry Ingle is a member of Chattanooga (Tenn.) Meeting and clerk of the meeting’s Space Expansion Committee. He is writing on Jessamyn West and Whittaker Chambers, and thinking about Rufus Jones.

Posted in: April 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Ione Dusinberre

Dusinberre—Ione Dusinberre, of Sandy Spring, Md., 89, on August 9, 2019, of age‐related conditions. Ione was born on August 2, […]

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Mural in Newberg, Ore., painted by George Fox University students for the Yamhill County Mural Project. © Tim Mossholder on Unsplash.

How to Be an Inclusive Quaker

The unwritten norms of speech and silence.

Valerie Brown is a Buddhist and Quaker teacher, retreat leader, leadership coach, and writer. She is the founder of Lead Smart Coaching. She leads an annual pilgrimage to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain to celebrate the power of sacred places.

Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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The Importance of Noise During Silent Worship

Sometimes we need the buses, dogs, and loud neighbors to enter the deepest silence of the meetinghouse.

Ben Handy is a member of Frankford Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He has a boring job and a lovely family. He mostly spends his free time trying to figure out where he put his glasses, and why he can never seem to get anything done.

Posted in: Features, February 2020
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Caroline Beans Smith Hoffman

Hoffman—Caroline Beans Smith Hoffman, 95, on June 15, 2019, in Riddle Village, Media, Pa. A lifelong member of the Religious […]

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Anne Hollingsworth Thomas Moore

Moore—Anne Hollingsworth Thomas Moore, 89, on January 24, 2019, in Northampton, Mass., after a gradual yearlong decline. Anne was born […]

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David Lee Owen

Owen—David Lee Owen, 73, on October 16, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C. David was born on June 7, 1945, at home […]

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Among Friends: Who Quaker Kids Are, Who They Become, and How They Lead

Our introduction to the December Issue.

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