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Introductory Works

The Quaker Way

The Quaker Way

BY THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GENERAL CONFERENCE, ILLUSTRATED BY SIGNE WILKINSON
Just reprinted - now in a larger format 9" x 6", and with a swanky cream yellow cover. Same great text- it was written as a faith and practice handbook for upper elementary and middle school youngsters , but has been found very useful to new attenders and seekers. Sections on history, meeting for worship, how the society works, prayer and more. Includes a Quaker glossary, bibliography, and fun illustrations from a Pulitzer Prize winning Quaker cartoonist.

QuakerPress of FGC 1998 100 PP. Paper

$8.95 (in stock)

Inward Light

Inward Light

How Quakerism Unites Universalism And Christianity

BY SAMUEL CALDWELL
Quakerism is presented as a "powerful amalgamation" of Christianity and universalism. First published by the Quaker Universalist Fellowship as That Blessed Principle: Reflections on the Uniqueness of Quaker Universalism.

Philadelphia YM 2010 10 PP. Paper

$5.00 (low stock)

Quaker Worship

The Dynamics Of An Unprogrammed Meeting For Worship

The Dynamics Of An Unprogrammed Meeting For Worship

BY MARY HOPKINS
Have you ever wondered how to prepare for meeting for worship or what other people experience during worship? These issues are addressed in this insightful pamphlet-useful for the individual seeker, clerks, committee members and potential workshop leaders. Find creative solutions and procedures to deepen the mysterious process known to Quakers as unprogrammed meeting for worship.

Quaker Press of FGC 1999 32 PP. Paper

$8.00 (in stock)

On Living With A Concern For Gospel Ministry

On Living With A Concern For Gospel Ministry

BY BRIAN DRAYTON
"Brian Drayton has studied A Description of the Qualifications Necessary to a Gospel Minister by Samuel Bownas, and many Friends journals, internalizing their teaching and applying it to his own life and ministry. He is called to minister to ministers, to encourage, help, and yes, even admonish Friends who feel a gift for ministry arising within. Here is a book full of wisdom and advice on how to cherish, live with, and grow into the gift of ministry. It is well aimed at the specific temptations and opportunities of our own day, while incorporating those timeless truths with which a minister of any era must grapple."

Quaker Press of FGC 2005 196 PP. Paper

$19.00 (in stock)

Quaker Faith & Practice

Beyond Majority Rule

Beyond Majority Rule

Voteless Decision Making In The Religious Society Of Friends

BY MICHAEL SHEERAN
Michael Sheeran, a Jesuit scholar, spent two years visiting monthly meetings and observing annual sessions within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting studying the actual decision making process used among Friends. This book is the result of his study and he includes detailed descriptions of the process at work and draws conclusions about what works well and what does not. Also included is a history of Quaker process. "Earlier Sheeran had written, `Quakers do not begin with a theory. They begin with an event.' This event, this knowing at first hand that the continuous revelation is still at work is, in his judgement, what really matters." -Douglas Steere, from the foreword

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1983 153 PP. Paper

$18.00 (in stock)

Faith And Practice Of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (paper)

Faith And Practice Of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (paper)

A Book Of Christian Discipline For Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Of The Religious Society Of Riends

BY PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING
Faith & Practice is the written record of the collective sense of the Spirit for a yearly meeting body. Most books of faith and practice are continually revised and updated and include advices on procedures within the faith, current practice for conducting the yearly meeting and monthly meeting business and numerous quotations from prominent Friends on belief, worship, concerns, leadings, and testimonies. This is an essential text for any Friend within a yearly meeting.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2002 263 PP. Paper

$12.50 (backorder)

Listening Spirituality, Volume 1

Listening Spirituality, Volume 1

Personal Spiritual Practices Among Friends

BY PATRICIA LORING
This is an essential Quaker spiritual formation text, which grew out of workshops that Pat Loring led for Friends for years. In this volume, Loring explores many personal practices which can help to sharpen one's perception of God. She suggests setting aside time each day for spiritual refreshment, "'a time of retirement' from outward concerns and activities, to attend exclusively to the movement of the Spirit." She explores many possible practices and offers ingredients for Friends to make time for the holy in one's daily life. She offers a feast from which we can discover a rich daily meal.

Openings 1997 208 PP. Paper

$18.00 (in stock)

Wrestling With Our Faith Tradition

Wrestling With Our Faith Tradition

Collected Public Witness, 1995-2004

BY LLOYD LEE WILSON
"We are invited to participate in the counter-cultural action of putting God at the center of our stories, rather than ourselves." -Deborah Shaw, from the Foreword Wrestling with Our Faith Tradition chronicles the vocal ministry offered by Lloyd Lee Wilson at Friendly gatherings and yearly meetings over a ten-year period. We all have the good fortune of reading the wise words of Lloyd Lee Wilson, a recorded minister in the Quaker tradition. His journey offers us a growing understanding based in faithfulness and an invitation for all of us to deepen our experience of the Divine.Was $18.95 now $10.00.Quaker Press of FGC

2005 231 PP Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

On Living With A Concern For Gospel Ministry

On Living With A Concern For Gospel Ministry

BY BRIAN DRAYTON
"Brian Drayton has studied A Description of the Qualifications Necessary to a Gospel Minister by Samuel Bownas, and many Friends journals, internalizing their teaching and applying it to his own life and ministry. He is called to minister to ministers, to encourage, help, and yes, even admonish Friends who feel a gift for ministry arising within. Here is a book full of wisdom and advice on how to cherish, live with, and grow into the gift of ministry. It is well aimed at the specific temptations and opportunities of our own day, while incorporating those timeless truths with which a minister of any era must grapple."

Quaker Press of FGC 2005 196 PP. Paper

$19.00 (in stock)

Essays On The Quaker Vision Of Gospel Order

Essays On The Quaker Vision Of Gospel Order

BY LLOYD LEE WILSON
These thoughtful essays address facets of Quaker faith and practice, articulating the ways in which gospel order has shaped lives and beliefs of Friends. Wilson gives the reader both a historical perspective and a contemporary understanding of basics like meetings for worship and business, spiritual gifts, leadings, and ministry. Seasoned Friends and those new to Quakerism will find much to ponder.

QuakerPress of FGC 2002 200 PP. Paper

$17.00 (in stock)

Where Should I Stand?

Where Should I Stand?

A Field Guide For Monthly Meeting Clerks

BY ELIZABETH BOARDMAN
Elizabeth Boardman draws on her four years as a monthly meeting clerk and the wisdom of fifteen other experienced clerks to answer questions, simple and profound, including When should I attend committee meetings? How should I relate to the children of the meeting? How do I get support for this job? How do I help sustain the faith community? Where Should I Stand? is designed to spark new questions and additional ideas among readers and to encourage continued discussions at regional gatherings.(Also available as an ebook. Enter the title in the search field at left to find electronic editions.)

Quaker Press of FGC 2008 128 PP. Paper

$12.50 (in stock)

Coming Into Friendship As A Gift

Coming Into Friendship As A Gift

The Journey Of A Young Adult Friend

BY CHRISTINA VAN REGENMORTER
By naming the gifts she has received from her meetings, Christina Van Regenmorter offers a resource both for young adult Friends and for meetings striving to welcome, support and nurture the young people in their midst. Includes queries and a resource list. "If Friends desire their meeting to be a spiritual community where love is the first motion and a place where young Friends feel welcomed, nurtured and supported, prayerful engagement with this text would be a fruitful place to begin." - Deborah Shaw, Assistant Director of Friends Center and Campus Ministry, Guilford College.

Quaker Press of FGC 2008 32 PP. Paper

$6.00 (in stock)

Quaker Lives & History

The Journal Of George Fox - Nickalls Edition

The Journal Of George Fox - Nickalls Edition

EDITED BY JOHN NICKALLS
George Fox's Journal was written later in his life with the benefit of hindsight, at a time when the Religious Society of Friends was struggling for acceptance. It was later edited after his death by Thomas Ellwood, under the direction of the Second-day Morning Meeting, and published in 1694. The Nickalls edition includes passages that were edited out when it was first published. Includes an introduction by Geoffrey Nuttall and an epilogue by Henry J. Cadbury.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 1997 789 PP. Paper

$25.00 (in stock)

Valiant Friend

Valiant Friend

The Life Of Lucretia Mott

BY MARGARET HOPE BACON
Lucretia Mott - Quaker minister, anti-slavery leader, champion of the feminist cause-this gentle woman's life is chronicled in a dynamic biography by Margaret Hope Bacon. This new edition of Valiant Friend makes the life story of Lucretia Mott, "the most venerated woman in America," available to us as a shining example of what a life of courage and conviction can accomplish.

Quaker Press of FGC 1999 304 PP. Paper

$14.95 (in stock)

Sarah Mapps Douglass, Faithful Attender Of Quaker Meeting

Sarah Mapps Douglass, Faithful Attender Of Quaker Meeting

View From The Back Bench

BY MARGARET HOPE BACON, FOREWORD BY VANESSA JULYE
Understanding the past is often key to changing the present. After 165 years the legacy of Sarah Mapps Douglass, African American scholar, educator, abolitionist, artist and faithful attender of Quaker meeting has much to say to Friends in the 21st century, especially those concerned with racism and the lack of racial diversity within the Religious Society of Friends. In the foreword Vanessa Julye places the lessons from Sarah Mapps Douglass' life in a vivid and painful contemporary context. In the biography that follows Margaret Hope Bacon explores Sarah's life.

Quaker Press of FGC 2003 34 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Lives That Speak

Lives That Speak

Stories Of Twentieth Century Quakers

BY THE RE CTTEE OF FGC, ED MARNIE CLARKE INCLUDES BAYARD RUSTIN, BILL KRIEDLER
What do Steve Angell, Elise Boulding, Bayard Rustin and Signe Wilkinson have in common? These Friends and the 12 others included in Lives That Speak each lived their unique witness to making peace and working for justice. Designed for students in the 4th to 8th grade these stories provide young people with models of courage, creativity and caring. Each chapter has questions to ponder, follow up activities and suggested further reading.

Quaker Press of FGC 2004 168 PP Paper

$14.95 (in stock)

Faithful Voices

Faithful Voices

Oral Readings Exploring Beliefs In Action

BY ED SCHWARTZ
Need a workshop idea, a way of building community, material for religious education? Faithful Voices can be the answer. Each person featured lived his or her deeply held beliefs, leaving a legacy in writing and deeds. Each script includes a brief biography and is followed by queries. About half the subjects are well known Quakers including Margaret Fell, Rufus Jones, and John Woolman. Also featured are people as diverse as Dorothy Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. Suitable for groups of any size and age from 12 on up or mixed ages, the material is read aloud twice so that everyone both speaks and listens. No preparation is required. Queries are provided for discussion.

Quaker Press of FGC 2005 104 PP Paper

$7.00 (in stock)

Friend

Friend

The Story Of George Fox And The Quakers

BY JANE YOLEN
First published over 30 years ago Friend: The Story of George Fox and the Quakers remains a timeless gift. It brings to light, for young and old Friends, the life and legacy of the founder of Quakerism. Fox was a larger than life personality in a turbulent period in English history. Jane Yolen's biography sets the context and chronicles Fox's spiritual development. Never released in a paperback edition, we are pleased to offer this new edition with a foreword by Larry Ingle. "Torn by war and wracked by uncertainty and doubt, the people of Fox's age wanted answers, and our author demonstrates those he offered." - Larry Ingle

Quaker Press of FGC 2005 192 PP. Paper

$13.95 (in stock)

Introducing Elias Hicks

Introducing Elias Hicks

BY NORMA JACOB
Condensation of the lively history by Bliss Forbush.

Quaker Press of FGC 1991 29 PP. Paper

$7.00 (in stock)

Resistance And Obedience To God

Resistance And Obedience To God

Memoirs Of David Ferris 1707-1779

BY DAVID FERRIS, EDITED BY MARTHA PAXSON-GRUNDY
Resistance and Obedience to God is a rich example of a life lived in the struggle to find and live God's will. Anyone interested in American religious history, Quaker history, spiritual development, religious education and ministry will find this chronicle of Ferris's life a fascinating documentation of life in the 18th century and the moral and ethical development of a Quaker minister. A contemporary of JohnWoolman, Ferris was a member of Wilmington Monthly Meeting who traveled extensively in the ministry. The introductory essay grounds the reader in religious and social developments leading up to the Great Awakening and what followed.

Quaker Press of FGC 2001 176 PP. Paper

$5.00 (in stock)

Meeting Houses

Silent Witness

Silent Witness

Quaker Meeting Houses In The Delaware Valley, 1695 To The Present

BY HISTORIC AMERICAN BUILDINGS SURVEY OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Silent Witness is a documentation of the evolution of meetinghouse design in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting region from 1695 to the present. It shows the way changes in faith and practice have been reflected in meetinghouse form, as well as the influence of the Quaker testimony of simplicity. The meetinghouses included in the catalog are documented with photographs and drawings produced by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the National Park Service.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2002 56 PP Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Peace and working against Racism

Transforming Power For Peace

Transforming Power For Peace

BY LAWRENCE APSEY, JAMES BRISTOL, KAREN EPPLER
This book of short essays on nonviolent philosophy and history provides a deep understanding of how the Quaker testimonies lead to powerful action for justice and peace. The work of Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and others illuminate what can be accomplished by following the light within-see king and speaking the truth. Anyone interested in spiritually grounded social action will find useful information and inspiration in this easy-to-read volume.

Quaker Press of FGC 2001 96 PP. Paper

$3.00 (in stock)

Sarah Mapps Douglass, Faithful Attender Of Quaker Meeting

Sarah Mapps Douglass, Faithful Attender Of Quaker Meeting

View From The Back Bench

BY MARGARET HOPE BACON, FOREWORD BY VANESSA JULYE
Understanding the past is often key to changing the present. After 165 years the legacy of Sarah Mapps Douglass, African American scholar, educator, abolitionist, artist and faithful attender of Quaker meeting has much to say to Friends in the 21st century, especially those concerned with racism and the lack of racial diversity within the Religious Society of Friends. In the foreword Vanessa Julye places the lessons from Sarah Mapps Douglass' life in a vivid and painful contemporary context. In the biography that follows Margaret Hope Bacon explores Sarah's life.

Quaker Press of FGC 2003 34 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Time For Peace

Time For Peace

BY JANET GANGULI
In the current world climate of violence, terrorism and war, it is critical for young people to study peace and the ways peace exists in the world. Geared toward readers in middle school Time for Peace takes a lively, fully illustrated and international approach to peacemaking. The author explores the roots of violence and true alternatives to force, as well as profiling many peacemakers. First Day Scool, classroom teachers, as well as parents, will find this an invaluable tool in working with young people.

Quaker Press of FGC 2003 64 PP. Paper

$4.50 (in stock)

The Roots And Fruits Of A Powerful Peace Testimony

The Roots And Fruits Of A Powerful Peace Testimony

Speaking Truth With Power

BY BRUCE BIRCHARD
Friends are called to live truth in word and action both inwardly and outwardly. Never before has there been a greater need to understand and fully live the peace testimony than now. Bruce Birchard examines what it means to overcome fear and live in love to make way for the light that takes away the occasion of all war.

Quaker Press of FGC 2004 24 PP Paper

$7.00 (in stock)

The Seed Cracked Open

The Seed Cracked Open

Growing Beyond Racism

BY VANESSA JULYE
In this keynote address for the July 2005 New York Yearly Meeting annual sessions, Vanessa Julye addresses the reality of racism within the Religious Society of Friends. Stories from generations of her family, and the experiences of other Black Friends across time, make vivid the sense of isolation and barriers people of color face in the white, middle-class Friends culture. Vanessa Julye goes beyond critique, however, to present significant questions and additional resources as a ministry to heal and to empower Friends to "move further along the spectrum of racism."

Quaker Press of FGC 2006 32 PP. Paper

$8.00 (in stock)

Nonviolence And Racial Justice - Pamphlet

Nonviolence And Racial Justice - Pamphlet

Talk Given At The Fgc Gathering June 1958 In Cape May, New Jersey

BY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Those who heard Martin Luther King Jr. speak on "Nonviolence and Racial Justice" at Cape May in 1958 gave him a standing ovation at the end of his remarks. His words, though given at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, call to us today: "Now I cannot say that violence never wins any victories; it occasionally wins victories. Nations often receive their independence through the use of violence. But I can say this, that that is all it does. Violence only achieves temporary victory; but it never can achieve ultimate peace. It creates many more social problems than it solves. And violence ends up defeating itself."

Quaker Press of FGC 2008 12 PP Paper

$0.50 (in stock)

Nonviolence And Racial Justice

Nonviolence And Racial Justice

Talk Given At The Fgc Gathering June 1958 In Cape May, New Jersey

BY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Those who heard Martin Luther King Jr. speak on "Nonviolence and Racial Justice" at Cape May in 1958 gave him a standing ovation at the end of his remarks. His words, though given at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, call to us today: "Now I cannot say that violence never wins any victories; it occasionally wins victories. Nations often receive their independence through the use of violence. But I can say this, that that is all it does. Violence only achieves temporary victory; but it never can achieve ultimate peace. It creates many more social problems than it solves. And violence ends up defeating itself. SPECIAL OFFER PAMPLET & CD."

Quaker Press of FGC 1958 40 MIN+PAMPH Audio

$2.00 (in stock)

Pastoral Care & Healing

Guests Of My Life

Guests Of My Life

BY ELIZABETH WATSON
An excellent resource for those dealing with death, this book traces the authors journey through grief at the time of the accidental death of a daughter. She shares the solace she received from five authors including Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson.

Quaker Press of FGC 1996 176 PP. Paper

$14.95 (in stock)

George Fox's 'book Of Miracles'

George Fox's 'book Of Miracles'

EDITED BY HENRY CADBURY, WITH FOREWORDS BY RUFUS JONES, JIM PYM AND PAUL ANDERSON
Fox was a healer as well as a minister and author, manifesting God's wondrous power in over 150 recorded instances of cures. These miracles were critical to spreading the word about Quakerism in the initial years. The text of this edition is the result of years of work by Henry Cadbury to make it accessible to the modern audience. New introductions by Paul Anderson and Jim Pym guide the reader to appreciate the place of this material in the overall understanding of Fox's contributions to Quakerism.

Quaker Press of FGC 2000 176 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Grounded In God

Grounded In God

Care And Nurture In Friends Meetings

EDITED BY PAT MCBEE
A fundamental element of the life of a Friends meeting is a longing to care for one another in ways that are deeply grounded in love and in the presence of the Spirit. This collection of essays is a thematic arrangement of the Pastoral Care Newsletter with each article addressing a challenge or question that pastoral caregivers will face in their work. Caregivers and the people who are members of ministry and care, ministry and nurture or worship and care committees can use this book to enhance their skills. Includes questions for discussion, bibliography, index.Was $19.95 now $15.95.

Quaker Press of FGC 2002 288 PP. Paper

$15.95 (in stock)

Song Books

Worship In Song - Clothbound

Worship In Song - Clothbound

A Friends Hymnal

BY FRIENDS GENERAL CONFERENCE
With music and words of over 300 songs, this hymnal reflects the diversity, and the religious center, of the Religious Society of Friends. It is easy to use with historical notes and Biblical, topical, song title and first line indices.

Quaker Press of FGC 1996 404 PP. Cloth

$36.00 (backorder)

Fiction

Virginia Exiles

Virginia Exiles

The American Revolution Tests Quaker Principles In This Romantic Novel

BY ELIZABETH GRAY VINING
This fictional account of a true incident reflects the timeless conflict between individual rights and revolutionary excess. In 1777 Caleb Middleton of Philadelphia is furious that his Quaker father has closed the family-owned iron foundry rather than permit its products to be used for military purposes in the Revolutionary War. A believer in Independence, Caleb is insulted when he is then arrested for disloyalty by the government he supports and is exiled, without trial or even formal charge, to rural Virginia along with 19 other Quakers also falsely accused of disloyalty. He falls in love with Loveday Parry and eventually returns to Philadelphia a wiser man.

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2002 328 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

The Back Bench

The Back Bench

A Novel

BY MARGARET HOPE BACON
It's 1837, and fourteen-year-old Quaker Myra Harlan's mother has died, forcing her to leave her home and family in the country to live in Philadelphia. Shocked by the racism she sees all around her and caught in the aftermath of the Orthodox-Hicksite split in the Religious Society of Friends, Myra longs for her mother and struggles to make friends until she finds the Female Anti-Slavery Society, Lucretia Mott, Sarah Douglass, and - ultimately - herself.

Quaker Press of FGC 2007 127 PP. Paper

$2.50 (in stock)

Books for Young Adults

The Quaker Way

The Quaker Way

BY THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GENERAL CONFERENCE, ILLUSTRATED BY SIGNE WILKINSON
Just reprinted - now in a larger format 9" x 6", and with a swanky cream yellow cover. Same great text- it was written as a faith and practice handbook for upper elementary and middle school youngsters , but has been found very useful to new attenders and seekers. Sections on history, meeting for worship, how the society works, prayer and more. Includes a Quaker glossary, bibliography, and fun illustrations from a Pulitzer Prize winning Quaker cartoonist.

QuakerPress of FGC 1998 100 PP. Paper

$8.95 (in stock)

Time For Peace

Time For Peace

BY JANET GANGULI
In the current world climate of violence, terrorism and war, it is critical for young people to study peace and the ways peace exists in the world. Geared toward readers in middle school Time for Peace takes a lively, fully illustrated and international approach to peacemaking. The author explores the roots of violence and true alternatives to force, as well as profiling many peacemakers. First Day Scool, classroom teachers, as well as parents, will find this an invaluable tool in working with young people.

Quaker Press of FGC 2003 64 PP. Paper

$4.50 (in stock)

Lives That Speak

Lives That Speak

Stories Of Twentieth Century Quakers

BY THE RE CTTEE OF FGC, ED MARNIE CLARKE INCLUDES BAYARD RUSTIN, BILL KRIEDLER
What do Steve Angell, Elise Boulding, Bayard Rustin and Signe Wilkinson have in common? These Friends and the 12 others included in Lives That Speak each lived their unique witness to making peace and working for justice. Designed for students in the 4th to 8th grade these stories provide young people with models of courage, creativity and caring. Each chapter has questions to ponder, follow up activities and suggested further reading.

Quaker Press of FGC 2004 168 PP Paper

$14.95 (in stock)

Friend

Friend

The Story Of George Fox And The Quakers

BY JANE YOLEN
First published over 30 years ago Friend: The Story of George Fox and the Quakers remains a timeless gift. It brings to light, for young and old Friends, the life and legacy of the founder of Quakerism. Fox was a larger than life personality in a turbulent period in English history. Jane Yolen's biography sets the context and chronicles Fox's spiritual development. Never released in a paperback edition, we are pleased to offer this new edition with a foreword by Larry Ingle. "Torn by war and wracked by uncertainty and doubt, the people of Fox's age wanted answers, and our author demonstrates those he offered." - Larry Ingle

Quaker Press of FGC 2005 192 PP. Paper

$13.95 (in stock)

The Back Bench

The Back Bench

A Novel

BY MARGARET HOPE BACON
It's 1837, and fourteen-year-old Quaker Myra Harlan's mother has died, forcing her to leave her home and family in the country to live in Philadelphia. Shocked by the racism she sees all around her and caught in the aftermath of the Orthodox-Hicksite split in the Religious Society of Friends, Myra longs for her mother and struggles to make friends until she finds the Female Anti-Slavery Society, Lucretia Mott, Sarah Douglass, and - ultimately - herself.

Quaker Press of FGC 2007 127 PP. Paper

$2.50 (in stock)

Coming Into Friendship As A Gift

Coming Into Friendship As A Gift

The Journey Of A Young Adult Friend

BY CHRISTINA VAN REGENMORTER
By naming the gifts she has received from her meetings, Christina Van Regenmorter offers a resource both for young adult Friends and for meetings striving to welcome, support and nurture the young people in their midst. Includes queries and a resource list. "If Friends desire their meeting to be a spiritual community where love is the first motion and a place where young Friends feel welcomed, nurtured and supported, prayerful engagement with this text would be a fruitful place to begin." - Deborah Shaw, Assistant Director of Friends Center and Campus Ministry, Guilford College.

Quaker Press of FGC 2008 32 PP. Paper

$6.00 (in stock)

For Children

We're Going To Meeting For Worship

We're Going To Meeting For Worship

BY ABBY HADLEY, ILLUSTRATED BY DIANE EDWARDS-LAVOY
An old favorite with inclusive pictures. This booklet is for young children and new readers. Helps children understand meeting for worship.

Quaker Press of FGC 2006 32 PP. Paper

$10.00 (in stock)

Time For Peace

Time For Peace

BY JANET GANGULI
In the current world climate of violence, terrorism and war, it is critical for young people to study peace and the ways peace exists in the world. Geared toward readers in middle school Time for Peace takes a lively, fully illustrated and international approach to peacemaking. The author explores the roots of violence and true alternatives to force, as well as profiling many peacemakers. First Day Scool, classroom teachers, as well as parents, will find this an invaluable tool in working with young people.

Quaker Press of FGC 2003 64 PP. Paper

$4.50 (in stock)


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