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Ellen's Corner, Book List, Job Opening, Friends Journal Suggests...

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Dear Friend,

If you're eagerly awaiting your next hammock read, or a good beach book, we have many suggestions to intrigue your mind and enrich your life, both in fun and in spirit. Check out what titles from QuakerBooks you could be reading this summer!

We look forward to seeing those of you who will be joining us at the FGC summer Gathering at the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota July 3-9. Due to the Gathering, the walk-in store at Pendle Hill will be closed from June 26 until July 14. We will still be fulfilling web orders, though fulfillment may be a bit slower than usual as we move stock from Philadelphia to Minnesota and back again. We will reopen at Pendle Hill on July 14 at 9 a.m.

As you may have read on our webpage, we’re undergoing some changes at QuakerBooks of FGC. One of these changes is that we are moving to a new staffing arrangement. Instead of having two part-time staff, we will have one full-time bookstore manager and one very part-time shipping clerk. This last change is a difficult one as it means losing two much loved staff members – Graham Garner and Jerimy Pedersen. Graham and Jerimy have long been known for their customer service and commitment to the store. We are very grateful for their love of Friends and their dedication to the ministry of the word and know that many Friends will miss them, as will we.

In the Light,
QuakerBooks Staff


In This Issue:
Ellen's Review Corner
Authors at Gathering
- Friends Journal Suggests
- Seeking Bookstore Manager
- Volunteer Opportunity
- Quaker Classics

Ellen's Corner: Delivering the Truth


This month FGC associate secretary and author Brent Bill is sitting in Ellen’s corner.
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I admit it. I love a good mystery. And I love books with Quaker characters. So when you put mystery and Quaker characters together..." 
Read Brent's entire review.
 

Authors at Gathering


Exciting books from the authors who will be sharing about their work at the Gathering Bookstore! 

Read more here!


 

Friends Journal Suggests


Every month Friends Journal reviews a wide selection of book by and of interest to Friends. Here’s the June 2016 edition of Friends Journal reviews of books that you’ll find at QuakerBooks here!

If you aren’t currently a Friends Journal subscriber and want to be, click here!

photo by Marta Rusek

Seeking Bookstore Manager


Friends General Conference is seeking a full time bookstore manager to run QuakerBooks of FGC located at Pendle Hill to start this summer 2016. A great way to get involved working with an organization that shares your values and nurtures the growth and life of the Religious Society of Friends.

To find out more about working for FGC at QuakerBooks please click here.

photo by Marta Rusek

Volunteer Opportunity!


QuakerBooks of FGC, our walk-in and on-line bookstore at Pendle Hill, the Quaker retreat center in Wallingford, PA is looking for volunteers. Find out more here.
photo by Marta Rusek

Quaker Classics: Friends for 350 Years


Brinton's classic overview of basic Quaker understandings, practices, and history. topics covered include the Light within, meeting for worship, vocal ministry, reaching decisions, the meeting community, the meeting and the world and the four periods of Quaker history. An essential book for every meeting and member.

Find it on QuakerBooks here!
 
About Book Musings
Book Musings is an eNewsletter presented by the staff and friends of QuakerBooks of FGC. Each issue highlights books and themes carefully selected by bookstore staff for your enjoyment, as well as information about sales and other unique opportunities available to our readers. Book Musings is just one of FGC's eNewsletters offering Friends news they can useyear-round. Click here to receive messages from additional FGC programs>>

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