As a relatively new resident of the Friends House retirement community, I am interested in how it compares with other senior communities founded by Quakers.
This message may be of special interest to clerks, recorders, and archivists of Friends meetings and to trustees of Friends organizations.
Since summer 2021, Emily Provance (New York Yearly Meeting) has been working with a group of Friends exploring transitions and endings for Quaker meetings. They’ve produced a publication about the life cycle of Quaker meetings and a resource booklet for meetings that are nearing the end of their life cycles. Both resources are available below.
A minuted approved by Phoenix Friends Meeting on December 4, 2022, after three months of deliberation.
A study of the impact that personal difficulties made in the work of Elizabeth Gurney Fry.