Friends Journal

Friends Journal

Friends Summit 2018 Blog, Part 2

This is a continuation of an earlier post. Click here to see those earlier blog posts and a short description of Friends Summit. Molly Black: Summit was a week packed full of conversations. One of my passions is getting to talk to future missionaries. So, it was such an honor for me to walk alongside several young ladies as they discern next steps in their journey. I also…

FRIENDS 2018 SUMMIT BLOG

Check out some of these student testimonies from our church’s recent trip to “Friends Summit.” Summit is a national Friends Church young adult gathering hosted in various locations every four years with the theme, “Kingdom. Mission. Passion.” Summit’s hope is that everyone would have “conversations that could change our lives” while at Summit. I think several of our…

Camp Blog 2018

Camp Quaker Haven 2018 is in the books! As always, God used the ordinary, yet beautiful, campgrounds in Ark City, KS to bless our students and form them in important ways. Camp requires many, many hours of work and a whole lot of energy to happen, but it’s always 100% worth it. How do we know this? By hearing from our students about how God challenged, inspired, equipped,…

MS letter from Stuart Brooks

Dear Friends, I’ve been wanting to write to you for some time to tell you about what’s going on with me, but I haven’t been in a good enough place to do it. In May of 2013, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  My symptoms were that my right hand started to go numb.  Since it was the end of my second semester of class work towards a PhD in English at UH, I attributed…

My Story

Everyone has a story about why they attend a certain church.  Some stories are simple.   Our story…well…it is simply not-so-simple.  But, I wouldn’t change a thing. My story starts out quite simple actually.  My husband and I were married in 2007.     Not long after we married, we started our quest to find a home for our family.  We made several moves all around the…

Being Sustained by God and His People

Missions seems to run in my family.  I feel that I can relate to how Luke Skywalker must have felt about the force… my parents have it, my sisters have it, my church has it.  For as long as I can remember, I have been surrounded by people who take time to love their neighbors, both near and far.   Through my family and Friendswood Friends church, I have had the…