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Accommodations
Coming to London? Friendly B&B. A block from British Museum, 10-minute walk to Friends House. Centrally located.
Convenient for most tourist attractions. Direct subway from
Heathrow. Easy access to most other transport links. Quiet,
safe, secure. Ideal for persons traveling alone. Full English Breakfast included. Complimentary wireless connection.
+44 (20) 7636-4718. office@pennclub.co.uk,
www.pennclub.co.uk.
Santa FeCharming, affordable adobe guest apartment
with kitchenette at our historic Canyon Road meetinghouse. Convenient to galleries and downtown. Pictures at
santa-fe.quaker.org.
Reservations: friendsguestapartment@gmail.com, or
(505) 983-7241.
Centre Quaker de Congnies
Walk, cycle lovely valley in Southern France. Share camaraderie and worship with Friends. Relax in our pleasant garden.
Kitchen available for self-catering.
www.centre-quaker-congenies.org. Contact:
centre.quaker.congenies@gmail.com or +33 466 71 46 41
Beacon Hill Friends House (Boston): Residential community and Quaker center, seeks long-term residents and shortterm guests (up to 2 weeks). All welcome! (617) 227-9118,
info@bhfh.org, www.bhfh.org.

Books & Publications


Inner Light Books
For a list of publications or for more information on particular titles visit: www.innerlightbooks.com or write:
Editor, Inner Light Books 54 Lapidge Street San Francisco,
CA 94110, USA.
Editions Concerning Traditional Quaker
Faith & Practice
New books with Quaker themes
Salt Runs in My Blood
poetry collection about water journeys
Black Waters Black Waters
young-adult environmental novel
(Kakapo Press/ Beaufort Writing Group)
order paperback from author Susan Schmidt
susu@susanschmidt.net, (252) 269-0032
susankiwi15@gmail.com, www.susanschmidt.net
or e-book and paperback from Amazon
Quaker Poems: The Heart Opened by Stanford J. Searl, Jr.
is a collection of poems about Quaker worship, history,
activism and values. The poems sing praises to silence,
waiting and contemplation and explore the drive for
peace and love that propel Quaker spirituality. I love these
poems. They are fresh and insightful and so delightfully
Quaker (Ben Pink Dandelion). Available at Amazon.com
as a paperback or eBook. For poetry readings, contact
stansearl@gmail.com.

Western Friend (formerly Friends Bulletin), a magazine by


and about Friends in the West, supporting the spiritual lives
of Quakers everywhere. Subscription: $36, 6 issues. 6 month
introductory subscription just $10.
Email editor@westernfriend.org for free sample copy. Visit
www.westernfriend.org for articles from recent issues, memorial minutes, books, and much more.
Pendle Hill Pamphlets, insightful, inspiring
essays on Quaker life, thought, and spirituality,
about 36 pages each. Subscribe: now six pamphlets/year/$39 (US).
Also available: every pamphlet published by Pendle Hill.
Subscribe and purchase online at www.pendlehill.org.
bookstore@pendlehill.org.

Opportunities

ON BEING A SPIRITUAL NURTURER


A two-year program of prayer and study
Residencies begin Sept. 2015; applications by May 22.
Program Guide and introductory videos now available.
Need to discern? Come to a Testing the Waters Retreat:
March 21, Lancaster, PA
April 11, Eastern Hills, Cincinnati, OH
April 18, Jamestown, Greensboro, NC
May 2, Hanover, NH
CONTEMPLATIVE RETREATS IN THE MANNER OF FRIENDS
Jan. 1619, 2015, Powell House, NY
Apr. 1013, 2015, DeKoven, Racine, WI
Flexible fees.
More information at schoolofthespirit.org/.
$1,000 Scholarship! High School Seniors$1,000 college
scholarship (plus two $100 awards). Write your thoughts about
the death penalty; Deadline January 30th.
Get your application and instructions from: Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty, PO Box 15 Loysville, PA, 17047
or joan@turningflower.org. (717) 789-3881.
Quaker Bolivia Service/Study Trip July 18August 2,
2015. Work with BQEF.org high school and university students,
visit QBL.org village projects, historic sites, Lake Titikaka, optionsMachu Picchu, Amazon, volunteer. www.TreasuresoftheAndes.com. (707) 823-6034 California.
info@treasuresoftheandes.com.
Position: Coordinator of High School Teen Retreat Program for Lake Erie Yearly Meeting. Person sought who is
experienced in Friends practice, committed to Friends values
and testimonies, and able to nurture the spiritual life of high
school youth. Leads four retreats per year. Begins fall 2015.
Please indicate interest by March 1, 2015. Full description and
contact information at www.leym.org.
Costa Rica Study Tours: Visit the Quaker community in
Monteverde. For information contact Sarah Stuckey: 011 (506)
2645-7090; write: Apdo. 46-5655, Monteverde, Costa Rica;
e-mail: crstudytours@gmail.com; www.crstudytours.com;
or call in the USA (937) 728-9887.

Do you care about the future


of the Religious Society of Friends?
Support growing meetings and a spiritually vital Quakerism
for all ages with a deferred gift to Friends General Conference (bequest, charitable gift annuity, trust).
For information, please contact Larry Jalowiec
at FGC, 1216 Arch Street, 2-B, Philadelphia,
PA 19107; (215) 561-1700; larryj@fgcquaker.org
www.fgcquaker.org/development

Positions Vacant
Sidwell Friends, a co-educational Quaker day school located
in Washington, DC, seeks an experienced and dynamic educator to serve as Upper School Principal. The Principal is the chief
administrative officer of the high school (505 students, grades
912). He/she supervises a staff that includes the Dean of
Students, Academic Dean, Director of College Counseling and
all Department Heads. The Principal works closely with a variety of student and parent groups and typically teaches one
class. He/she is a member of the senior administration, reporting directly to the Head of School. The Principal serves on the
Administrative Council, sits with the Board of Trustees and is
a key advisor to the Head of School.
A masters degree or doctorate is preferred, in addition to
7-10 years of both administrative and teaching experience in
secondary or higher education. Familiarity with the tenets and
practices of the Religious Society of Friends is highly desirable.
The position is available July 1, 2015. Salary and benefits are
highly competitive. Applicants should submit a resume, cover
letter, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three professional references via our on-line application at www.sidwell.edu/employment/.
Sidwell Friends School
Human Resources Department
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20016
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the
ideal of diversity with regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, economics, gender, genetic information,
sexual orientation, physical ability and veteran status in its
student body, faculty, and staff.

Personals
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Real Estate
Eugene, OregonLooking for a supportive, ecologically friendly place to live? Located between mountains
and sea, Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing is an inter-generational
community of 28 privately owned townhouses on the Willamette River near a vibrant downtown and University. Units
going fast. Join us now! Visit: www.oakleighmeadow.org
or e-mail: info@oakleighmeadow.org
Home for Sale. Adjoining Acadia N.P. in Seal Cove, ME.
is our light-filled 3 bedroom well maintained, comfortable
home, with striking cathedral ceiling L.R./D.R. on naturalized 11.8 acres. Beautiful mountain views and close
to Seal Cove Pond and Harbor. Other features: 2 car heated Garage/workshop with spacious, rentable apartment
above; small barn and large hoop shed storage for
boats. Active Acadia Friends Meeting nearby! Asking
$459,000. Priscilla and Jim Keene. (207) 244-3458. Email:
jimkeene@localnet.com.
Bryn Gweled Homesteads
Intentionally Cooperative Living
Established using Friends principles in 1940.
Semi-rural living, livestock, gardens, wooded, in lower Bucks County, easy commute
to downtown Philadelphia. Inclusive community, 75 homes
on 2-acre lots, multi-generational, run by committees and
monthly business meeting. Homes presently available.
www.bryngweled.org.
(215) 355-8849, ask for Tom.
Sunny Arizona land for sale: Cascabel, AZ. Local worship
group, warm community. Sweeping views of three mountain
ranges, peaceful, beautiful rural setting in the San Pedro
River Valley, saguaros, wonderful Arizona climate. Nature
Conservancy area. 9 acres @$15,950 , 12 acres @$19,950 or
both parcels for $29,950. Contact Polly McLain : (520) 265-2274,
paulettemclain@gmail.com.

Retirement Living
Friends Homes, Inc., founded by North Carolina
Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends, has been
providing retirement options since 1968. Both
Friends Homes at Guilford and Friends Homes West
are fee- for- service, continuing care retirement communities offering independent living, assisted living, and skilled
nursing care. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, both
communities are close to Guilford College and several
Friends meetings. Enjoy the beauty of four seasons, as well
as outstanding cultural, intellectual, and spiritual opportunities in an area where Quaker roots run deep. Friends
Homes, Inc. owns and operates communities dedicated
to the letter and spirit of Equal Housing Opportunity.
(336) 292-9952, Friends Homes West, 6100 W. Friendly
Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410. www.friendshomes.org.

Visit us and learn all about our:


Two beautiful campuses in Medford and Lumberton, NJ
Over 200+ acres of arboretum settings
Wide choice of garden-style home & apartment designs
Dynamic, resident-driven community life
Ideal locations for culture & recreation
Superior health & wellness services
For details on our community and our many programs open
to the publiccall us at (800) 331-4302 or visit our website
www.medfordleas.org.
Home of the Barton Arboretum & Nature Preserve Member,
American Public Gardens Association, Greater Philadelphia
Gardens Member, and Garden State Gardens

Schools
Plymouth Meeting Friends School. Emphasizing the Quaker testimonies of Peace, Simplicity, Equality, Integrity, Community, and Stewardship in everything we do since 1780. Learn
more at www.pmfs1780.org.
United Friends School located in Quakertown, Pa., offers
a progressive academic education to students from preschool through eighth grade. For more information:
www.unitedfriendsschool.org or (215) 538-1733.
Arthur Morgan School, a Montessori/Quaker Boarding Farm
School for adolescents, is now accepting student applications.
AMS features small academic classes (staff student ratio 1:2),
wilderness experiences, consensus decision making, community living, and service learning opportunities. Students
are encouraged to question and evaluate, think creatively and
work cooperatively. Located next door to Camp Celo. Call
Bridget: (828) 675-4262; info@arthurmorganschool.org;
www.arthurmorganschool.org.
SCATTERGOOD FRIENDS SCHOOL: Amazing academics in an
intentional and joyful learning community, set on a working
organic farm and restored prairie. Celebrating 125 years of
college preparatory Quaker education for grades 912, boarding and day. Visit scattergood.org or call (319) 643-7628.
Frankford Friends School:
Pre-K to grade 8; co-ed; serving all neighborhoods in Philadelphia since 1833. We
provide children with an affordable yet
challenging academic program in a small,
nurturing environment.
Frankford Friends School, 1500 Orthodox
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124.
(215) 533-5368. www.frankfordfriendsschool.org.

Services Offered
Traditional Wedding Certificates by Quaker artist, born
and bred, with calligraphy and illustration. Each one designed with Quaker simplicity for your special day and reasonably priced. Valerie Morrissey, Valmorr Creative Services,
(201) 337-6284, Valmorr@aol.com.
Custom Marriage Certificates and other traditional or decorated documents. Various calligraphic styles and watercolor
designs available. Over twenty years experience. Pam Bennett,
P. O. Box 136, Uwchlan, PA 19480. prbcallig@verizon.net,
www.prbcallig.com.
Labor arbitration and mediation services. Thomas J.
Nowel. Member, Cleveland Friends Meeting. Roster memberships include FMCS, AAA, AMS, Ohio SERB. 40 years of collective bargaining, labor relations and human resources experience.
(513) 850-4235. tjnarb@yahoo.com.
See www.nowelarbitration.com for more information.
Hurry up and finish speaking, so I can tell you why youre
wrong! Arthur Fink works with nonprofit boards and other
groups to facilitate listening, clarity, focus, clear governance,
helpful retreats, and more. InsightAndClarity.com.
(207) 615-5722.
Oakland Friends Burial Grounda Quaker burial ground
near West Chester, PA has available space. Serene, wooded,
park-like setting with a resident caretaker.
Contact West Chester Meeting Secretary at (610) 696-0491 or
wcfmeeting@gmail.com.
Purchase Quarterly Meeting (NYYM) maintains a peace tax
escrow fund. Those interested in tax witness may wish to
contact us through NYYM, 15 Rutherford Place, New York,
NY 10003.

Summer Camps
Camp Woodbrooke. Quaker led summer camp in southern
WI with emphasis on simple living and connecting with
nature. 162 acres, pond, woods, swimming, hiking, nature
crafts, woodworking, garden, chickens, goats. Coed, ages
7-15. Labor Day Weekend Family Camp. ACA accredited.
(608)647-8703, www.campwoodbrooke.org.
FRIENDS MUSIC CAMP at Olney, 4 week summer program,
ages 10-18. Musical growth in a caring, Quaker community.
Parent comment: A profound, life-changing experience
Camper comment: Awesome! For information, including camp
video: www.friendsmusiccamp.org, or PO Box 59311, Chicago,
IL 60659-0311. (773)573-9181. friendsmusiccamp@gmail.com.

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