Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Spiritual Education -- Eldering, Inclusion, Racism and More

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Meeting Resource

Spiritual Education

THIS SECTION TOUCHES ON TENDER, BUT IMPORTANT TOPICS RELATED TO THE QUAKER PRACTICE OF ELDERING, NURTURING SPIRITUAL GIFTS, BEING SENSITIVE TOWARD INCLUSION, AND ENDING RACISM IN OUR outreach and meetings.

nurturing spiritual gifts has resources for drawing out, naming, and nurturing the gifts of your meeting or worship group's members.

Here you'll also find a bibliography of some of the leading resources on the distinctives of the quaker way of eldering.

we also feature have a variety of resources for friends meetings and worship groups that wish to explore the important topic of racism -- and its effects on the religious society of friends, especially as it relates to reaching out to people of color.