IYM USFW

Current USFW Documents

Quakeress June 2013 a

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2011 10/29 IYM USFW Quakeress.pdf
2011 10/29 IYM USFW Fall Gathering.pdf
2011 10/29 USFW Board Meeting at Marion First following Fall Gathering.pdf
USFW 2010 Fall Gathering.pdf
USFW Treas form 2010.pdf

2012 Treasurers Reports.pdf

2014-2015 USFW
Executive Committee

(Positions run through July 2015)

Presiding Clerk
Penny Sitler, Dublin Friends
penny.sitler@gmail.com


Recording Clerk
Shirley Wentz, West Richmond Friends

Treasurer
Tish Dain, Dewart Lake Community Friends

Assistant Treasurer
Andrea Long, Jericho Friends

Peace & Social Concerns Clerk
Ellen Craig, Winchester Friends

Literature & Reading Clerk
Literature & Reading Clerk
Lynn Guyer, Dewart Lake Community Friends

Stewardship Clerk
Chris Nicholson, West Richmond Friends

Missions Clerk
Annie Glen

 
USFW Fall Gathering
Saturday, October 18, 2014
at Winchester Friends
Registration at 9:30 am
Meeting begins at 10:00 am
Program - What's Up With Jamaica?


~~BY AND ABOUT QUAKERS~~

A Lasting Gift: The Journal and Selected Writings of Sandra L. Cronk. Martha Paxson Grundy, ed. A spiritual journal of obedience, listening, community, and faith.                                                                        $19.00

Awaken Yours Senses: Exercises for Exploring the Wonder of God. J. Brent Bill & Beth A. Booram.   Experiencing God with the five senses, through readings and exercises.                                                           $15.00

Just Moms: Conveying Justice in an Unjust World. Melanie S. Mock & Rebekah Schneiter.  Collection of experiential essays by mothers (& grandmothers) on peace, social justice, and environmental issues. $20.00

Peace-Work Quilt: Writings of J. E. McNeil. J. E. McNeil.            Writings of McNeil, former executive director of Center on Conscience and War.                                                                                                               $15.00

Sanctuary of the Soul: Journey into Meditative Prayer. Richard Foster. Learning to listen to “God’s whisper” through meditation and prayer.                                                                                                                    $16.00

~~FICTION~~

Beaded Hope. Cathy Liggett.  Four American women’s lives are changed on a mission trip after meeting a group of South African Women suffering from AIDS, who demonstrate great joy and faith in the face of overwhelming adversity.                                                                                                                                $13.00

Love Finds You in Liberty Indiana. Melanie B. Dobson.  Anna Brent and her father, Quaker abolitionists, give asylum to runaway slaves traveling toward Canada.            Who can Anna trust?                                                      $13.00

Rebekah’s Journey. Ann Bell.  Leaving London for America after signing an indentured slave contract, Rebekah's journey takes her from servanthood, to wife and mother and businesswoman. (Quaker theme)     $15.00

Unshaken. Francine Rivers. Historical fiction based on story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz, and their unshakable faith.                                                                                                                                                                        $15.00

~~BIOGRAPHY~~

I Am in Here. The Journey of a Child with Autism Who Cannot Speak but Finds Her Voice.  Elizabeth Bonker. Author’s young daughter types words she cannot speak; revealing poetry and the depth of her heart in a poignant and memorable story.                                                                                                             $15.00

Led by Faith: Rising From the Ashes of the Rwandan Genoice. Immaculee Ilibigazwa. Inspirational memoir of  astounding forgiveness; author’s life story continuation from last year’s Left to Tell.                                 $15.00

The Price of Stones: Building a School for My Village. Twesige Jackson Kaguri  Overcoming poverty, native Ugandan returns to his village to found first tuition-free school for AIDS orphans.                                        $26.00

 

~~GROWTH AND CHALLENGE~~

Living More with Less. Doris Janzen Longacre. 30th Anniversary edition of new stories and suggestions for sustainable living. Revised and updated by Valorie Weaver-Zeucher.Haley Barton.  Original edition appeared on USFWI reading list 1980-81.                                                                                                            $15.00

Love Walked Among Us: Learning to Love Like Jesus. Paul E. Miller. Through narratives of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, and his personal story, author examines love exemplified by following Christ.                     $15.00

Mere Christianity. C. S. Lewis. Christian classic of introduction to the Christian faith. Appears on a list of the 25 Books Every Christian Should Read.                                                                                                   $14.00

 

 2012-2013 CHILDREN AND YOUTH READING LIST

Children and Youth should read at least 4 books from this list that parents and readers agree are appropriate for the reader’s age and ability. Age and grade guidelines are listed for reference, but reading abilities and interests can vary greatly. Children and Youth should also contribute to the USFWI Children & Youth Projects.

YOUTH-TEENS

Teens may choose 4 books from the Junior or Adult lists that interest them.

One selection may be reading the equivalent of an issue of THE ADVOCATE.

JUNIOR-GRADES 4-8

One selection may be reading the equivalent of an issue of THE ADVOCATE.

Juniors may see adult list for additional titles of interest.

99 Thoughts on Hearing God’s Call by Johnny Scott                                                            $6.00

                        What have others found to be helpful when discerning God’s plan for our days?

Girl Talk with God by Susie Shellenberger                                                                           $15.00

                        Listen in as the author talks with God about important issues for young girls - an

                            excellent mother/daughter               discussion book.

In Front of God and Everybody: Confessions of April Grace by KD McCrite                       $10.00

                        Enjoy the life of April Grace as she works through her family’s unique situations.

Red Card by Stephen D. Smith                                                                                                $8.00

                        Amid intense competition and personal struggles, these young athletes explore the

                            impact of Christian principles and character.

Zero by Kathryn Otoshi (This title is also on the Primary List.)                                                              $18.00

                        Zero tries to find value in herself and in others.

PRIMARY-GRADES 1-3

One selection may be reading a total of at least 3 articles from THE ADVOCATE.

A Big Day for Jack by Marilyn Schuler, Quaker Author                                                        $9.00

                        What was the young donkey’s life like before Jesus rode him into Jerusalem and how did it change him?

In the Big Inning Bible Riddles from the Back Pew by Mike Thaler                                       $5.00

                        Hook this age group with a good riddle and they will want to hear the rest of the story!

Meghan Rose Knows it All by Lori Z. Scott                                                                            $5.00

                        God can help young people learn the difference between being smart and being wise.

Daniel God’s Faithful Follower by Dennis Jones                                                                  $4.00

                        A Zonderkidz I Can Read story of Daniel.

Zero by Kathryn Otoshi (This title is also on the Junior List.)                                                                 $18.00

                        Zero tries to find value in herself and in others.

WEE FRIENDS - UP TO KINDERGARTEN

One selection may be reading a total of at least 3 articles from THE ADVOCATE.

Hear My Prayer selections by Lee Bennett Hopkins                                                                        $13.00

                        A collection of prayers to help a child learn to talk to God throughout the day.

Thank You, God by Lois Rock                                                                                                 $9.00

                        A tactile board book with simple pop-in pieces thanking God for the seasons.

I’d Choose You! by John Trent PhD                                                                                     $10.00

                        Children need to be reminded that they are a blessing, especially after a hard day at school.

Jesus Loves Me by Debby Anderson                                                                                        $5.00

                        A board book with seven new “Jesus Loves Me” verses that take a preschooler through the day.

                                                                                                                                              

*One selection may be reading a total of at least 3 articles from THE ADVOCATE, the official bi-monthly publication of USFWI
Send subscription to: Etta Florence Winslow, 202 Community Building Road; Belvidere, NC  27919;  (25

 

~~TO ORDER USFWI SUPPLIES~~

USFWI Literature Secretary, Jennifer Hodge, 7966 S. County Rd. 1025 East, Cloverdale, IN 46120, mhodge@ccrtc.com phone: (765)526-2222                Make checks payable to:  USFWI Literature Account

Blueprints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 5.00        Program Calendars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $  .50

 Postage:  Small order containing no calendars  $ 3.00                   Large order containing calendars $ 5.00

~~TO ORDER BOOKS ON READING LIST~~

Quakerbooks of FGC, 1216 Arch Street, 2B; Philadelphia, PA  19107; www.QuakerBooks.org; 1-800-966-455