Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)
Encourages fellowship and understanding among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends. FWCC brings Friends together in multiple ways to celebrate God in our lives, to gather the Quaker voice and build networks to address issues of our time, and to unite us within our diversity.
World Office, 4 Byng Pl., London WC1E 7JH, England
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; web: http://fwccworld.org
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Has been in the forefront of Quaker work for peace and justice. Its regional offices in Montpelier, Vt., recently had to revert to an all-volunteer operation because of the current economic downturn.
National Office, 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: 215-241-7000; email: email@example.com; web: www.afsc.org
Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
Provides a unified voice for Quaker organizations as it lobbies Congress on issues of justice, peace and the environment. Maintains a network of citizen “advocacy teams” across the country, often loosely associated with Quaker meetings. There is such a team associated with Burlington Friends Meeting. Contact Catherine Bock FCNLAdvocacy@burlingtonquakers.org for more information.
245 Second St. NE, Washington, DC 2002
Tel: 202-547-6000; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; web: www.fcnl.org
Quaker Earthcare Witness
Is a network of North American Friends (Quakers) and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address the ecological and social crises of the world, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies. Quaker Earthcare Witness, P.O. Box 6787, Albany, CA 94706 Tel: 802-658-0308; email: email@example.com; web: www.quakerearthcare.org Other Resources:
Faith and Practice of New England Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1985
The book of discipline adopted by New England Yearly Meeting containing “descriptions of the faith understandings and accepted practices in and of New England Yearly Meeting,” as well as “a set of queries, which are questions designed to help individuals and groups reflect on their faithfulness.” (from Quakerinfo.com)
Published by Friends Publishing Corporation, “to serve the Quaker community and the wider community of spiritual seekers through the publication of articles, poetry, letters, art, and news that convey the contemporary experience of Friends.”
1216 Arch Street 2A, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2835
Tel: 215-563-8629; www.friendsjournal.org.
A Youtube channel produced by Friends Journal. “We interview Friends of all different backgrounds and ask them the core questions of our faith. QuakerSpeak interviews are personal and intimate. We seek to give viewers worldwide an experience that is entertaining, informative, inspiring, challenging, inviting, unifying and collaborative.” Quakerspeak.com
Published by Friends United Meeting (FUM) to “equip and inform Friends. … Regular features include a Bible study column, true stories of God’s transforming presence in Friends’ lives, news from around the Quaker world as well as stories of FUM ministries, reader’s essays, reviews, classified advertising, a meeting directory, and, of course, letters to the editor.”
101 Quaker Hill Drive, Richmond, IN 47374-1980
Tel: 765-962-7573; www.friendsunitedmeeting.org/resources/quaker-life
A cornucopia of links to give you access to just about every aspect of life among Quakers. www.quaker.org
Endeavors to present the Religious Society of Friends generally, not just from the perspective of any particular group of Friends or any particular point on the Quaker spectrum. Much of the material is written with a view to meeting informational needs of people with little or no experience with Friends, who want to learn about Friends. www.quakerinfo.com
Woolman Hill Quaker Conference Center
Deerfield, MA, Woolman Hill, a Quaker retreat and conference center situated on 110 ridge-top acres of meadows and woodlands in western Massachusetts, is dedicated to fostering, developing and strengthening the testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends.
107 Keets Road, Deerfield, MA 01342
Tel: 413-774-3431; www.woolmanhill.org
Pendle Hill Quaker Conference and Retreat Center
Wallingford, Pa., provides conference facilities, regular workshops, and extended study programs. It also publishes Pendle Hill Pamphlets and has a new ecological sustainability program.
338 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford, PA 19086-6023
Earlham School of Religion
In Richmond, IN, provides degree and non-degree programs in religious studies from a Quaker perspective.
228 College Ave., Richmond, IN 47374
Tel: 800-432-1377; esr.earlham.edu
Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO)
In New York City and Geneva, Switzerland, keeps tabs on international negotiations from a peace and justice perspective.
777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017
In China, Maine, is a wholesome and affordable summer program for many New England Quaker families.
729 Lakeview Dr. South China, ME 04358-4301
Friends Music Camp
At Olney Friends School in Chicago, offers an intersection of Quakerism and music, valuing Quaker ideals of community, equality, integrity, peace, and simplicity, and musical growth and development.
P.O. Box 59311 Chicago, IL 60659-0311
Tel: 773-573-9181; On Facebook as @friendsmusiccamp
Offers draft counseling and other services to U.S. military personnel at Ft. Bragg in North Carolina.
223 Hillside Ave Fayetteville, NC 28301
Tel:877-447-4487 or 919-663-7122; www.quakerhouse.org
Offers conference facilities and regular workshops.
524 Pitt Hall Rd., Old Chatham, NY 12136-3410
Farm and Wilderness
Provides summer camps and year-round programs.
263 Farm & Wilderness Rd, Plymouth, VT 05056