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Together, we formed
FORWARD IN FAITHFULNESS MINISTRIES
 

Our work is under the care of the Upper Susquehanna Quarter
 

We are a network of Quakers who work for transformation and  renewal

Who We Are

We listen in order to understand what each person needs, spiritually

What We Do

We envision a Quaker world that is relevant and thriving in
30 years

Vision

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Recent Events

November 2022: JT Dorr-Bremme and Johanna Jackson attended a book launch for "An Invitation to Quaker Eldering," co-written by four Friends. The book is available through Inner Light Books / Barclay Press. Buying it from Barclay Press supports faith-based publishing groups.

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October 2022: JT Dorr-Bremme led a workshop on Eldership for Friends at the State College Meeting.

October 2022: Johanna Jackson published "Beyond Politeness" in Friends Journal. The article discusses ways to confront and transform pain in our communities. Available on our Publications page.

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September 2022: Johanna Jackson published "It's Not a Luxury," which tells about artist's resilience during COVID. Article available on our Publications page.

September 2022: JT Dorr-Bremme, Johanna Jackson, and Windy Cooler concluded a fantastic workshop at Ben Lomond Quaker Center. In it, they held short listening sessions with participants that are  now being transcribed.

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What makes a welcoming community?

 

Many people have perspective to offer on what they're seeking in community. Here are some themes that rose up in our interviews with young people who participated in the Listening Project.

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DONATE TO SUPPORT THIS WORK

$25

$25 gives us a vote of confidence that you believe in this work and are glad that it exists. If you'd like, you can pair your donation with a small note.

$200

$200 sponsors one Listening Session with a Friend from the United States
or Canada. One person
will receive the gift of
free listening.

$350

$350 sponsors both a Listening Session and a published transcript. (Note: the transcript may uplift a second person, if the first speaker declines publicity.)