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Keeping It Real, Quaker Style

Among Friends: our introduction to the September issue.

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, September 2018
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Among Friends: Meaningful Values

Our introduction to the May issue, “What Are Quaker Values Anyway?”

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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The Value of Loss

Is it enough to simply don a cloak of wholesome ideals?

Emily Weyrauch is currently serving as a Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow in Atlanta, Ga., at Georgia WAND, an environmental justice nonprofit. She attends Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. Emily enjoys cooking with her housemates, making art, telling stories, and spending time outside with birds and plants.


Posted in: Features, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Letting Our Light Shine

A how-to on outreach online.

Mackenzie Morgan is a software engineer and a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting. She is currently serving as clerk of the meeting’s Communications Subcommittee, and is a member of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Advancement and Outreach Committee.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and Social Media
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Spiritual Nurture in a Fix-it Culture

Gardening helped a disillusioned seminarian open to the deepness of questions without answers. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! […]

Sarah Klatt-Dickerson is the Portland coördinator for Quaker Voluntary Service. She’s also an artist and poet, a growing listener, and amateur gardener. As a part of her work with QVS, she gets to spend time with Liberal and Evangelical Friends in the Pacific Northwest.


Posted in: Features, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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Disability and Community in L’Arche Atlanta

A gift of respect from those we’re ostensibly serving. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? […]

Adrian Nelson is currently living, working, and playing in Atlanta, Ga., with Quaker Voluntary Service and L’Arche Atlanta. Ze worships with Atlanta Meeting and is a member of Northside Meeting in Chicago, Ill. Ze also delivers vegan baked goods and organizes for the network Showing Up for Racial Justice.


Posted in: Disability and Inclusion, Features
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Q&A: Christina Repoley, Founding Executive Director of Quaker Voluntary Service

Service work with young adult Friends.

Christina Repoley is a member of the Atlanta (Ga.) Meeting. She has served on staff in the Peace Building Program of American Friends Service Committee, Southeastern Regional office and as the coördinator of the Mexico Summer Project, one of AFSC’s last remaining workcamps for young adults. She served on Friends General Conference’s Youth Ministries Committee for six years, and recently served on FGC’s Stoking the Spiritual Fire of Quakerism Capital Campaign Steering Committee. Christina was a Woodruff Fellow at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology where she received a Master of Divinity in 2011. Following seminary, Christina served as Program Coördinator for the Faith and Service Program of the Cousins Family Foundation, where she worked with a national network of faith-based voluntary service programs and also with the Fund for Theological Education’s Volunteers Exploring Vocation program.


Posted in: December 2012: Hospitality
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