Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Resources and Materials

Quakers believe that the real way that you understand what the Bible has to say to you is to let the words be illuminated. Paul Buckley explains.
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The Quaker testimony on equality began in worship, and it began with the experience that women were called by the Spirit of God to speak in the ministry.
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Quaker Justimore Musombi was a pastor in Kenya. That is, until he came out of the closet. Now he can’t go home.
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The act of creating music from Quaker spiritual writings helped Paulette Meier through a difficult time in her life. These songs are unlike anything you’ve ever heard.
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We talked with George Lakey about Quakers’ call to struggle, the myth that violence works, and how that’s all changing.
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We asked a diverse group of Friends what they find most valuable about silence in Meeting for Worship. This is what they said.
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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.
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When Traci gets a nudge to give vocal ministry, sometimes she feels resistant. That’s when it is time for “The Faithfulness Lecture”.
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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.
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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.

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