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2019 Gathering Young Adult Friends. © Mike Goren.

Advancing Quaker Spirituality in the Twenty‐first Century

Preparing for the future of the 100‐year‐old FGC Gathering.

Barry Crossno became the general secretary of Friend General Conference in 2011. He joined Friends in Taos, New Mexico, and now lives in Philadelphia with his wife Beth and their eleven-month-old son, Auden. He recently co-authored Pendle Hill Pamphlet No. 460 with J. Brent Bill titled On Vocal Ministry. Email: [email protected].

 

Posted in: Features, The State of Quaker Institutions
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In Defense of Blue Kool‐Aid

An exploration of food culture among Friends.

Kat Griffith is a former teacher and homeschooler and a current writer and volunteer in a variety of environmental and child-related endeavors. A member of the Winnebago Worship Group (Wis.) and Northern Yearly Meeting, she loves to cook, feed people, and be fed! Email: [email protected].

Posted in: Features, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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The Magnificent Journey: Living Deep in the Kingdom

By James Bryan Smith. IVP Books, 2018. 176 pages. $22/hardcover; $21.99/eBook.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Student Writing Opp: Creating Change (due 2/17/2020)

What change do you want to see happen in your community?

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]

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James, William, and Ellie Bradley looking out over Lake George in New York, summer 2014. Photos courtesy of the author.

I Am a Quaker

Young Friends and religious identity.

Melinda Wenner Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and serves as the youth religious life coordinator for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. She is a co-founder of the Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC), and the director of communications and training for Faith & Play Stories.

William Bradley is an attender at West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a seventh grade student at Westtown School. James Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a tenth grade student at Westtown School. Ellie Bradley is a member of West Chester (Pa.) Meeting and a first-year student at Barnard College.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Kids
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Money as a Mutual Blessing

Moving from anxiety and greed to milk and honey.

Lola Georg attends Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. She is a licensed professional counselor in private practice. Previously, she had an extensive career in financial management for nonprofits, including Quaker organizations. She conducts workshops about the spirituality of money (spiritualityofmoney.com). She loves Viv Hawkins, and they live in Philadelphia.

Posted in: Features, Meetings and Money
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Forum, September 2018

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2018
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Writing Opp: Quakers and Christianity (closed)

It’s a series of questions that has dogged Friends since we did away with clergy and started calling baptism a […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

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Forum, January 2018

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Quaker Lifestyles
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We Are Pilgrims on a Journey

A faithful response to climate change.

Jay O'Hara is a member of Sandwich (Mass.) Meeting, and a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center, climatedisobedience.org. The NEYM Prophetic Climate Action Working Group consists of Alice Grendon, Brian Drayton, Dunan Herman-Parks, Jay O'Hara, John Humphries, Katherine Fisher, Louis Cox, Meg Klepack, Minga Claggett-Borne, Peter Blood-Patterson, Ruah Swennerfeldt, and Wendy Schlotterbeck.

Posted in: Faith and Practice, Quaker Lifestyles
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