We’re hiring!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Shoemaker Foundation, we are hiring for a new role! We are seeking an Outreach Coordinator to get the word out about our new program, Faithful Meetings, and about our work in general. This will be an independent contractor, part-time (20 hours/week) position, paying $20,000 per year with an …

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March 2022: Quaker Committees

by Mary Linda McKinney Quaker committee meetings are often: (Check all that apply) ❑ Frustrating ❑ Boring ❑ Rote ❑ Exhausting ❑ Pleasant ❑ Exasperating ❑ Community building ❑ Exciting ❑ Burdensome ❑ Hopeful ❑ Spiritually nurturing ❑ Tedious ❑ Emotionally intimate ❑ Centering ❑ Redundant ❑ Ungrounded If the boxes you checked lean toward …

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December 2021 – True Quaker Process in Faithful Meetings

By Mary Linda McKinney I sometimes hear Friends bemoan Quaker process. The complaints are legitimate, based on the experiences these Friends–and likely all of us at one time or another–have had. What people call “Quaker process” can be misused. It can be wielded to silence marginalized folks, to uphold systems of power, to manipulate and …

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