Resources and Materials
The Directory for Traveling Friends for the United States and Canada lists information about people who are open to hosting traveling Friends in their homes. A revised and updated edition was published in September 2013, and information is updated every few months.
There are many resources and websites that your Quaker meeting could find helpful -- some of these offer free downloads on everything from how to do mission statements to working with an architect to demographic information about your neighborhood or city or county.
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.
Growing spiritually as a worship group or meeting is vital. You will find the following resources helpful as you look for ways to go deeper together.
Friends have a unique way of doing business rooted in attentiveness and in listening to the promptings of the Spirit. The primary goal is to worship together in discerning the will of God for the meeting. The following resources will help your meeting in doing that.
Friends have a unique way of doing business rooted in attentiveness and in listening to the promptings of the Spirit.
Quakers are involved in a wide range of activities (stewardship of the earth, peace-making, publishing, and much more). The links below will take you to organizations that your new worship group or meeting might like to learn more about -- or get involved with.
Worship is at the heart of the Quaker way. Below are resources to deepen this vital spiritual experience.
Friends, as we live up to our name, want visitors to feel welcome. First, of course, it is necessary to know who is a newcomer. Various meetings have found other ways to identify and meet the needs of newcomers. Below are some tools growing out of their experiences.