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Viewpoint: How to Write a Thank-you Note

How to get through that pile of thank-you notes—and end up liking your Friends! 🔒

Mariellen Gilpin lives in Champaign, Ill.


Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy, Viewpoint
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Why I Give

Giving is a response of gratefulness to God for life and its blessings.

Mike Moyer and his wife, Deb, have lived in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for 25 years where they attend College Avenue Friends Church. Mike recently retired from teaching at William Penn University. He has served on the board of trustees of the Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership since 1995 and as coördinator since 2007.


Posted in: Features, Giving and Philanthropy
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Hospitable Planet: Faith, Action, and Climate Change

By Stephen A. Jurovics. Morehouse Publishing, 2016. 155 pages. $18/paperback; $16/eBook. Ever since Evangelical Protestants rediscovered that the world is […]

Rob Pierson is a member of Albuquerque (N.M.) Meeting, a systems engineer, and a graduate of Earlham School of Religion with a particular interest in pilgrimage, nature, sacred space, and the intimate relation of science and faith.


Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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A Lesson in Hope

By Philip Gulley. Center Street, 2015. 260 pages. $24/hardcover; $14.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Phil Gulley’s latest novel, A Lesson in Hope, lives […]

Jim Hood teaches English and environmental studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. He is a member of Friendship Meeting, North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative).


Posted in: August 2016 Books, August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Quaker Book Reviews
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If You Plant a Seed

By Kadir Nelson. Balzer & Bray, 2015. 32 pages. $18.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 4–8. Kadir Nelson takes us into […]

Phila Hoopes is an eclectic Friend who attends Homewood and Patapsco Meetings in Maryland and pursues the experience of the Light in all faiths.


Posted in: May 2016 Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality, Quaker Book Reviews
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Rise Again Songbook: Words & Chords to Nearly 1200 Songs

Edited by Peter Blood and Annie Patterson. Hal-Leonard, 2015. 300 pages. $22.50 (7x10) or $25 (9x12)/spiral bound. Discount for 15 […]

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. A folk singer/songwriter helping create a farm sanctuary, she also works with artists, writers, musicians, and creative professionals to help them shine their light into the world with focus, funding, and fulfillment (innerfireouterlight​.com).


Posted in: April 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training
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When Quaker Process Fails

A look at the ways Quaker institutions have avoided accountability and expertise.

John M. Coleman is an expert on business ethics and institutional governance.  He currently serves as chief operating officer of NCI Consulting LLC, and teaches a seminar on corporate governance at Rutgers University. He serves, or has served, in leadership positions on the boards of directors of four Fortune 500 public companies as well as those of many Quaker organizations. He was previously the Senior Vice President – Law and Public Affairs of Campbell Soup Company and a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He is a member of Moorestown (N.J.) Meeting.


Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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Traveling Ministry

The theme of the August 2012 issue is “traveling.” This is an excerpt on traveling in the ministry from the […]

This is an excerpt from Quaker Process for Friends on the Benches available now from Friends Journal.


Posted in: June/July 2012: Faith, Practice, and Community, Online Features
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Quaker Money, Old Money, and White Privilege

“As a birthright Friend, she really knew her antiques.” This comment opened a testimony to the life of a beloved […]

Elizabeth Cazden, a member of Concord (N.H.) Meeting, is a writer, Quaker historian, and former lawyer. She is currently researching Quaker slave-owning in Rhode Island.


Posted in: Features
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