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2011 Bestselling Friends United Press Titles

Disciplines of the Spirit, by Howard Thurman Deep River and the Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death, by Howard Thurman The Inward Journey, by Howard Thurman Encounter with Silence, by John Punshon A Living Faith, by Wilmer Cooper The Search for Common Ground, by Howard Thurman The Journal and Major Essays of John Woolman, edited by Phillips P. Moulton…

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Canadian Faith and Practice

For the first time since its formation in 1955 from the union of Canada Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), Canada Yearly Meeting (Conservative) and Genesee Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), Canadian Yearly Meeting has produced a uniquely Canadian Faith and Practice, expressing the Canadian Quaker experience. What is it that makes Canadian Yearly Meeting’s Quaker experience distinctive? This book of Faith and Practice reflects who the Canadian…

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Recommended Resources

Books Awaken Your Senses: Exercises for Exploring the Wonder of God, by J. Brent Bill and Beth Booram Encounter with Silence, by John Punshon* Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World, by Richard Foster Growing Up Plain, by Wilmer Cooper* Inner Tenderings, by Louise Wilson* Integrity, Ecology, and Community: The Motion of Love, Pendle Hill Pamphlet 403, by…

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Indiana Yearly Meeting Update

West Richmond Friends Minute The decision in Indiana Yearly Meeting to undertake a deliberate and collaborative reconfiguration (creating two yearly meetings out of the current one) was sparked by the different understandings meetings have about same sex relationships, which has brought to light the different views Friends have on the purpose of the yearly meeting (whether or not it has…

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Right Sharing of World Resources Project Report

Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) is a Quaker organization which supports grassroots income-generating projects in the developing world and encourages economic discipleship in the United States. RSWR currently has 57 project partners. Following is a report from one of those projects. Nangili Friends Church Women Group, Kenya The groups which RSWR fund in Kenya are almost exclusively USFW groups….

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Service — Stillness: Providing the Balance A Lesson from USFWI Blueprints

By Ann Davidson United Society of Friends Women International (USFWI) women are known for their service. In fact, that is how I explain what USFWI is to a group of Friends unfamiliar with USFWI. “It’s a service organization. We strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the world.” Many of us find ourselves caring for our families…

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