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How did you find your vocation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Forrest Curo 1st month 12, 2011. 9 Replies

A few months ago, Max Carter asked a handful of Guilford College alumni to write essays on this query: "What are you doing now and how does it relate to your time in the Quaker Leadership Scholars…Continue

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QuakerSpeak Hits 1 Million Views!

Thank you for a great third season of Quaker videos. Stay tuned for Season 4! ►SUBSCRIBE for a new video every week! http://fdsj.nl/QS-Subscribe ⇒⇒Links from...
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How Quaker Meetings Support Ministry

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How Quaker Meetings Support Ministry

"I met Ralph Greene many years ago when David and Rachel Schrock, and my wife Darlene and I, made a tour of central Maine as part of an annual Rushby family trip to the Maine coast.  The Schrocks and Darlene and I arrived at quarterly meeting at…"
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How Quaker Meetings Support Ministry

"At the meeting I attend, the Oversight Committee will set up a Clearness Committee around some Friend's call to ministry. If clearness is reached, the recommendation to Business Meeting is to "release" said Friend-with-a-leading,…"
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How Do Quakers Approach Sustainability Work?

Environmental sustainability is a global concern. How do Quakers approach this work? We talked with two Friends who have collaborated with Quakers from aroun...
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How Quaker Meetings Support Ministry

While Quakers believe that we all can be ministers, some are given leadings to commit themselves to ministries deeper and farther afield. How do meetings hel...
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The Top Ten Reasons I Am a Quaker

Quaker Pastor Gregg Koskela came to Friends as a young adult, from various Evangelical Christian denominations. Here are the top 10 things that attracted him...
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How to Become a Conscientious Objector

If you claimed conscientious objector status, would a draft board believe you? Curt Torell of Quaker House has some tips for making sure they do. Conscientio...
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What Does a Quaker Pastor Do?

Not every Quaker meeting has a paid pastor, but some have found it helpful. Margaret Webb, pastor of New Garden Meeting in North Carolina, explains her role....
8th month 23, 2016
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Listening in Tongues: Being Bilingual as a Quaker Practice

Not everyone in Quaker Meeting speaks the same theological language, but Friends have a way to listen for the Spirit behind the words. Encounter Friends from...
8th month 12, 2016
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How to Serve on a Quaker Clearness Committee

How do Friends support one another in discernment? Sometimes, it involves gathering in a Quaker clearness committee. ►SUBSCRIBE for a new video every week! h...
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Why Quakers Value Process Over Outcome

When Quakers make decisions together, we go through a process that often yields surprising results. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. Subscribe: http://...
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Why Do Quakers Care About Politics?

Why do Quakers care about politics? We asked Marge Abbott and Noah Baker Merrill. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. Subscribe: http://QuakerSpeak.com/su...
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At 10:06pm on 9th mo. 29, 2010, Lola Georg said…
Jon - I love this video from Pendle Hill:
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Great to see you here! It is funny as I assumed you were a member long ago!
 
 
 

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