By Bernard Johnson and Bruce Bryan. Empowerment Agenda, 2015. 107 pages. $14.95/paperback. Recommended for ages 8 and up. The authors […]
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Alison James is a member of South Starksboro (Vt.) Meeting.
Posted in: May 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
The discovery of a gift for healing is only the first step in a process of learning and discipline.
John Jeremiah Edminster, a mid-life convert to Christian faith and unprogrammed Quakerism, is currently studying toward an MDiv degree at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Ind., where he lives with his wife, Elizabeth. They are members of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond. He has two adult children.
Posted in: Features, Healing
An Indiana witness in Palestine, remembered. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this […]
Lois Jordan is a lifelong Quaker who grew up in Rich Square Meeting in Indiana and graduated from Earlham College. When Rich Square closed, she and her husband, Carl (now deceased), became members of New Castle (Ind.) Meeting. She presently resides at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond, Ind., and is a member of West Richmond Meeting in Richmond, Ind. She is the author of Ramallah Teacher: The Life of Mildred White, Quaker Missionary, now out of print.
Posted in: Features, Quakers and the Holy Land
Brookes – Meredith Lynne Brookes, 36, on September 22, 2017, in Bradford, N.H., peacefully, after a brief illness. Meredith was […]
The Fellowship of Friends of African Descent travels to Ghana’s Hill House Meeting.
Paul Ricketts is an avid reader, educator, and a member of Fort Wayne (Ind.) Meeting.
Posted in: Features, February 2018
Tips to make sure one’s advocacy actually influences policymakers.
Barbara Hildt is a member of Amesbury (Mass.) Meeting who was elected five times to serve from 1983–1993 as Massachusetts state representative for First Essex District.
Posted in: February 2018, Viewpoint
By Sakre Kennington Edson. Western Friend, 2017. 244 pages. $20/paperback; $9/eBook. In the middle of an overly full week, I […]
Brian Drayton worships with the new Souhegan Friends Meeting in Wilton, N.H., allowed by Weare Meeting in Henniker, N.H.
Posted in: February 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017
News of Friends: What Canst Thou Say? Colloquium; Quaker leaders part of church delegation to the Middle East; appointment at […]
FJ Review: “Although the rhymes are easy, the poet Michelle Schaub has tossed in long and unusual words which will piqué […]
Retired school librarian Margaret Walden, a member of Cleveland (Ohio) Meeting, visits a farmers’ market that sets up weekly on the front porch of her hometown public library in Lakewood, Ohio.
Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
The sound of machines, monitors, and people in the hallway evaporated; it felt like being in meeting for worship when […]
Geoff Knowlton grew up Quaker and was later ordained in the United Church of Christ. He returned to the Friends and joined Worcester (Mass.) Meeting. He worked for a small hospice in New Hampshire and is currently a psychotherapist specializing in trauma and attachment-related disorders.
Posted in: Online Features, The Art of Dying
What People Really Want from Church and Quaker Meeting by Donald W. McCormick
The Future is Accessible by Jessica Hubbard-Bailey
Open for Liberation by Tim Gee
Tapping a Viral Energy by Robert Henry
Handling Change and Creating Communities by Steven Whinfield
The Grief and the Promised Land by Emily Provance