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Monday, July 4th: Rex Ambler
Meeting mentors received training to help them "walk alongside" a meeting over an extended period as it works on its challenges and opportunities. It is a process that includes prayer, worship, on-going dialogue, questioning, research, learning and reflection.
The Friends listed here have traveled across the United States and Canada helping meetings through programs designed to assist meetings in becoming welcoming, deep, and warm.
The Friends listed here have been part of the Traveling Ministries Program which connected Friends with the gifts of Ministry to Quaker meetings requesting spiritual support.
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.
"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."
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.
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.
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.