A Message from the Presiding Clerk about Gathering 2022

When the wind blows, the reed shifts and flows, moving with the current and remaining intact. When the turbulence has passed, the reed rises again to find that the more rigid among us—like the mighty oak that will not bend—are broken by the storm. Aesop

Book Musings, March 2022

by Audrey Greenhall Here’s a sampling of what’s new at QuakerBooks. Keep updated regularly through our New and Recent Arrivals collection.

Quaker Jobs Update for March 30, 2022

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: A Book Group

By Linnea Halsten, FGC Ministry on Racism Assistant La Jolla Monthly Meeting has organized an open virtual book group to read Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship, co-authored by Vanessa Julye and Donna McDaniel.

Quaker Jobs Update

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Continuing Exploration: “…and follow me.”

An Editorial from Lori Piñeiro Sinitzky The theme of the 2022 Gathering, “…and follow me,” is a biblical phrase that was unfamiliar to me until the Gathering clerks introduced it as this year’s theme. Over the last few months, I’ve taken time to read and reread the passages in which this phrase appears in the…

A Message to Friends About Aiding Ukraine

Dear Friends: The scope of the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Ukraine is staggering with over 600,000 people so far, mostly women and children, having crossed into neighboring countries.  Our hearts are with all those affected by this devastating war inflicted on Ukraine by Vladimir Putin.  Even as governments across the world commit to humanitarian…

Financial and Estate Planning through the lens of Quaker values

Perhaps you’re new to investing or looking to align Quaker faith into the investing you’re already doing. Either way, investing is an important way to make a difference in our lives and the lives of others now and into the future. In this workshop, we’ll look at how Quaker values can inform many of the…

Pim Halka joins FGC Staff

Friends General Conference welcomes Pim Halka to staff!  Ze will join the Gathering team as Online Events Associate.

Continuing Exploration

You may know that I grew up in the Jewish tradition and became a convinced Friend in 2000. One continuing exploration for me is discovering how and where my faith traditions overlap. My work on the Pandemic Policy Working Group is one of those places. In Hebrew a good deed is called a mitzvah. It’s…

Continuing Exploration

I don’t know about you but I spend a lot of my time thinking about COVID and doing risk assessment. Should I send my kids to school? Should we cancel the family reunion? Should I stock up on masks, at-home test kits, and toilet paper? The risk assessment feels like a chaotic continuing exploration because…

Continuing Exploration

One of the “Quaker things” that has deep meaning for me is our expectation of continuing revelation. I’ve always resonated with the idea that the Divine and the earthly are in a perpetual state of continuing revelation. I believe that we must pay attention, listen, and be open to transformation if we trust in continuing…

Pagination

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