Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Resources

Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, Michael Long
Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist Gives an in-depth and engaging biography of Bayard Rustin for middle school ages and up.
QuakerPress Publication
QuakerPress Publication
For many years Friends General Conference provided The Directory for Traveling Friends for the United States and Canada, a list information about people who were open to hosting traveling Friends in their homes. The last revised and updated edition was published in September 2013. The Directory is no longer being published and there are no plans to reinstitute it.
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"If you have come to help me, you are are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together." 

Challenging Racism

In 1997 Central Committee approved the formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Racial Diversity.

Since then, Central Committee has continued to expand its commitment to racial justice and diversity work. This web page provides the history of Diversity at Central Committee. 

Challenging Racism

The Grow Our Meetings Resource & Activity Toolkit offers practical, hands-on resources that can jumpstart a meeting on the path to greater health and vitality.

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To provide spiritual hospitality for families and children, meetings must offer opportunities for both adults and kids to build connection, find meaning, and learn about the Quaker way.
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Our meetings are enriched by diverse voices, perspectives, and journeys. To embrace That of God in Everyone, we must take steps to be welcoming and inclusive across diversities.
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The simple act of preparing to welcome visitors can give new life to a meeting.
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Growing Our Meetings will be different in each meeting, but the ultimate goals are the same – to energize Friends, deepen the sense of community, and welcome others to share the Quaker spiritual path.
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