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Ohio Yearly Meeting Gathering and Quaker Spring

A Philadelphia Friend finds spiritual renewal in fellowship with Conservative Quakers.

John Andrew Gallery is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. He is the author of Living in the Kingdom of God. For more information go to johnandrewgallery.com. Susan Smith is a member of Rockingham Meeting near Harrisonburg, Va., part of Ohio Yearly Meeting.


Posted in: Features, February 2017
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Visual Ministry in Response to War

Review of PAFA鈥檚 World War I and American Art

Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


Posted in: Arts and Culture, February 2017, The FJ Blog
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January full issue access: Quakers in the Workplace

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of […]

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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Matthias Luckwaldt

Interviews with those new to Friends. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker聽information: every聽Friends Journal ever published, […]

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Ethel Anna Goerlich Trefsger

Trefsger鈥擡thel Anna Goerlich Trefsger, 91, on July 10, 2016, at her son鈥檚 home in Auburn, Maine. Ethel was born on November 25, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Blanche Petzold and Otto Goerlich. She attended Dobbins Vocational High School, studied ship hull drafting and pipe design in the World War II Training School at the University […]

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Weathering the Windfall Contest

What would your meeting do with $1 million? Submit for a chance to win the top prize: $500! New deadline is January 31, 2017.


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Forum November 2016

Letters from our readers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A聽year of聽Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world鈥檚 largest online library of Quaker聽information: every聽Friends Journal ever published, going back […]

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Richard William Banks

Banks鈥擱ichard William Banks, 92, of Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa., on February 29, 2016. Bill was born on April 9, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Catherine Skilling and Rudolph Banks. He attended Swarthmore High School and Haverford School and graduated from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania in 1947. He studied law at Temple […]

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Harold Cedric Field

Field鈥擧arold Cedric Field, 97, on August 7, 2015. Harold was born on December 23, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Myrtle Devoice and Andrew Field. Both parents were Scandinavian, his mother Norwegian and his father Swedish. A year after Harold鈥檚 birth the family moved to a small railroad town in North Dakota where his father was […]

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Ministry of Tourism

A historic meetinghouse becomes a place where the public can learn about Friends.

Since 2013, Lynne Calamia has overseen the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of the historic Arch Street Meeting House and burial ground. She holds a PhD in American Studies from Penn State University. Lynne is a member of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.


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