Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Resources and Materials

We talked with George Lakey about Quakers’ call to struggle, the myth that violence works, and how that’s all changing.
QuakerSpeak
We asked a diverse group of Friends what they find most valuable about silence in Meeting for Worship. This is what they said.
QuakerSpeak
Trayce Peterson talks with QuakerSpeak about how to support young people, the power of speaking truth, and the incredible importance of students finding their voice.
QuakerSpeak
When Traci gets a nudge to give vocal ministry, sometimes she feels resistant. That’s when it is time for “The Faithfulness Lecture”.
QuakerSpeak
The Quaker way emerged in circumstances like those we face today. Max Carter, a professor at Guilford College, shares the story of George Fox, who went seeking for spiritual answers and found them not in a church, but within.
QuakerSpeak

Friends General Conference (FGC) has shepherded QuakerQuest in the US and Canada since 2007. Over this time we’ve seen changes in the conversation about being welcoming and changes in the number of people in attendance at worship in participating meetings.

Outreach

There are a variety resources available for Friends meetings and worship groups that wish to tackle important topics while learning together.  Here are some suggestions to help you get started.

Meeting Resource

The Faith & Play Working Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is pleased to make available at no cost to Friends a new story, An Easter Story for Friends: A story about the power of God’s love.  We hope that the words and images in this story will resonate with Fr

Children
Brent Bill

“Power Tools” are more in-depth explorations/explanations of a wide variety of topics that may be of use to Friends’ meetings, large and small, new and old.  Their purpose is not just to provide “how to” guidance, but to make

Meeting Resource
Brent Bill

“Power Tools” are more in-depth explorations/explanations of a wide variety of topics that may be of use to Friends’ meetings, large and small, new and old.  Their purpose is not just to provide “how to” guidance, but to make explicit the spiritual Truth un

Meeting Resource