#WeAreDestined

  • Christina Repoley

    Why were young Friends who had grown up in a Meeting losing their connection to the Quaker community? The question puzzled Christina Repoley, who grew up in the Charlotte Friends Meeting, after she graduated from Guilford in 2002. Living among young Mennonites in Pennsylvania, she noticed they were engaged in meaningful service as part of a large network of young Mennonites.

    “These experiences were well-known and accessible, and, most importantly, transformative,” she wrote in an essay for Friends Center Newsletter. “They served to firm up their identities as Mennonites, their commitment to the church, as well as their convictions about social justice and their role in the world.”

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  • E’leyna Garcia

    As soon as I got here I was like, ‘This is where I’m going to play. This is where I want to be for the next four years.’”Donec quam felis, ultricies nec, pellentesque eu, pretium quis, sem. Nulla consequat massa quis enim. Donec pede justo, fringilla vel, aliquet nec, vulputate eget, arcu. In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo. Nullam dictum felis eu pede mollis pretium. Integer tincidunt. Cras dapibus. Vivamus elementum semper nisi. Aenean vulputate eleifend tellus.

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  • Diya Abdo

    “I always knew the kind of teacher I wanted to be: friendly, accessible, more of a facilitator than a lecturer.”

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