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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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A Quaker Call to Action on Israel-Palestine

Why do Quakers care about Israel-Palestine? Jewish, Palestinian, and Quaker voices come together to explore this question. Quaker Speak is a weekly video ser...
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Let Your Heart Sing: Quakers and Music

Do Quakers sing in worship? These Quakers do! Laura Dungan and Aaron Fowler from Wichita, Kansas talk music, Spirit, and a sound so low the human ear can't p...
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Christ Has Come to Teach Us Himself

What do Quakers mean when we say that “Christ has come to teach his people himself?” FUM’s Colin Saxton explores this question. Quaker Speak is a weekly vide...
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Guided By An Inner Truth: Quaker Hip-Hop Artist Sterling Duns

West Philly rapper Sterling Duns talks about his writing process and how he came to be a Quaker. Watch the full poem, "R.I.P. Walter Scott" https://youtu.be/...
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Why Our Worship Shouldn't Be Limited to Sunday Morning

Callid Keefe-Perry shares how Quakers used to worship wherever and whenever they felt the Spirit moving, and how exciting it can be to do that today. Quaker ...
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How Jesus Affirms My Queerness

Today, as some Christians in Indiana claim their religion justifies refusing service to LGBTQ customers, Quaker Kody Hersh lifts up the Jesus who stood with ...
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The Difference Between Quaker Meeting and Other Christian Services

How does Quaker Meeting compare to other Christian services? Quaker author Ben Pink Dandelion explores this question. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. ...
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Why I Cried the First Time I Went to Quaker Meeting

A.J. found Quakers as a young adult. He describes the powerful mystical experience that had him crying in the Meetinghouse, and kept him coming back. Quaker ...
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How Quakers Got Their Name

The name “Quaker” was originally intended as an insult, until the Religious Society of Friends took it on and claimed it for themselves. Quaker Speak is a we...
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Head of Moses Brown Quaker School talks about “School is Closed” Viral Video

Last week, Quaker School Moses Brown’s “School is Closed” video went viral. The snow day announcement, uploaded to YouTube, is a parody of the song “Let it G...
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Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity

"Like Jim's comment: "A commitment to a celibate life has many virtues and I think these need to be included in any discussion on sexuality." Because it isn't included. There can be celibate close relationships - also siblings…"
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Quakers and Sex: A Call to Embrace Sexual Diversity

"So, apparently I had it in my head that Woolman never married, but alas, wrong again.  Quakers are so good about letting people figure out their own mistakes!"
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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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