INFORMATION ON QUAKERISM
Quaker Information (Quaker.org): A
resource of links about Quakers and the oldest and largest Quaker site
on the Internet.
Quaker Information Center:
A multipurpose site with answers to questions about Quakerism.
Search for meetings, read online pamphlets, and find resources for those
new to Quakerism.
Historical Library of Swarthmore College: Established in
1871, Friends Historical Library documents the history of the Society of
Friends and its concerns from the 17th century to the present.
An American Friends Service Committee periodical that provides details
of current projects and campaigns.
Earthlight: A magazine
and library about spiritual ecology.
Friends General Conference
The foremost monthly magazine of current Quaker thought and information.
An independent Quaker weekly, based in the UK.
Web page on peace and social concerns, published by the Ottawa Monthly
The official publication of Friends United Meeting.
Friends Service Committee: America’s largest Quaker peace,
development and social justice organization, which works around the
world at all levels, from grassroots organizing to international forums.
Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts:
A showcase for Friends in the arts.
Association for Higher Education: An organization that provides
a supportive relationship and opportunities for fellowship among all who
share Quaker ideals of higher education.
Association for Care and Protection of Children: Located in
West Chester, Pa., Friends Association provides comprehensive care to
children and families in Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery
County and Lancaster County.
Center: Located in Philadelphia at 15th and Cherry Streets,
Friends Center includes an office complex, conference facilities, child
care, and worship space for Quakers and community groups.
Friends Committee for National Legislation:
The Quaker lobby in Washington, DC. which works at congressional level to
advocate for social and economic justice, peace, and good government.
Friends Council on Education:
A support and resource on education in Friends Schools.
Disaster Relief Service: Information about re-building projects
after hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Historical Association: Founded in 1873, this association is
devoted to the study, preservation and publication of material relating
to the history of the Religious Society of Friends.
Peace Teams: The purpose of Friends Peace Teams is to
invite, challenge, and empower individual Friends and Friends churches
and meetings to participate in Spirit-led peace team work locally and
Meeting: An international association of Friends meetings.
Universalist Fellowship: The Quaker Universalist Fellowship is a
gathering of Friends who work to foster understanding among people from
the diverse spiritual cultures which flourish in our globalized human
Friends World Committee for Consultation:
A site for fellowship among Friends of varying traditions and cultures.
(Section of the Americas):
A bilingual English/Spanish site with information for Quakers in North
and South America
Friends General Conference:
Workshops and information for unprogramed meetings.
Quaker Community Quaker Faith and Fellowship: A Friendly
cyberspace community offering online Meeting for Worship with a
"coffee and tea" room for after-meeting discussions.
John Woolman Memorial:
The John Woolman Memorial Association keeps alive the spirit and
memory of John Woolman and seeks those in whose lives that spirit may
grow and serve.
Pendle Hill: A Quaker
center for spiritual growth, study, and services in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting:
Comprehensive site of Yearly Meeting
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Environmental Working Group:
Queries and advices on ecological sustainability
Quaker Council for
European Affairs: An organization based in Brussels that
seeks to promote the values of the Society of Friends at the level
of the European Union.
Friends Energy Project:
Information about conserving energy and saving the environment.
and Social Witness: A UK-based organization affiliated to
Britain Yearly Meeting, working to alleviate suffering and seek positive
social change locally, nationally and internationally.
Quaker United Nations Offices (New York and Geneva):
Information on services provided by the United Nations.
Witness: A spiritually-centered movement to prevent further
irreversible damage to nature.
Right Sharing of World Resources:
A program supporting grassroots projects for economic development and
offering educational materials for the study of the lives of the poor,
the lives of the rich, and the spiritual meaning of both.
William Penn House:
A Quaker Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.
Woolman Hill: A
Quaker retreat and conference center situated on 110 ridge-top acres of
meadows and woodlands in western Massachusetts.
Friends Council on
Education: A complete listing of Friends schools and colleges
throughout the U.S.
Founded in 1697 under the care of Abington Friends Meeting, this
school claims it's the oldest of its kind in Pennsylvania.
Friends School: A
200-year-old school, serving grades K-8, in Lahaska,
Delaware Valley Friends School:
A Quaker K-12 school for students with learning disabilities.
School Haverford: A Quaker school, serving 170 students from
pre-K-6, on a four-acre campus in Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Select: A 500-student, pre-K-12 Quaker
school in Center City Philadelphia, Pa.
independent Quaker college preparatory boarding and day school for boys
and girls in grades 9 through 12 in Newtown, Pa.
K-12 program of 900 students located in the northwest section of
Friends School: A small independent Quaker school for serving
pre-K-5, east of West Chester, Pa.
in 1876, Media-Providence Friends School is a pre-K-8 Quaker school of 155
students in the Borough of Media, Pa.
Meeting Friends School: Dating back to 1780 and under the care of
Plymouth Monthly Meeting, this school serves pre-K-6 in Plymouth
West Chester Friends
Quaker day school serving 105 children, PK-5th grade.
School: Founded in 1799, Westtown School is situated on 600 acres
in the heart of Chester County, in southeastern Pennsylvania. Westtown is
a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory day and boarding school for
grades pre-K – 12.
Penn Charter School:
Quaker, coeducational, PreK-12 day school, serving 927 students, on a
44-acre campus in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa.
Youth Book Project: Workshops on writing and art that encourage
reflection, creativity, and written and visual ministry by Young
Friends, ages 15-35.
Friends: An informational site for Young Friends listing
events and gatherings.
Network: A site designed to help parents and kids find youth
programs near them.
at Gynnedd: The first Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
in Pennsylvania and the first one in the U.S. when it opened in 1967.
Home and Village: A a licensed Personal Care Home for Friends in
historic Newtown, Pennsylvania.
Hospice: Friends Hospice seeks to ensure that all members
of the community receive the community-based hospice and other
end-of-life services they need to maintain a high quality of life,
through the provision of information, referral, and hospice care.
Hospital: Founded by Quakers in 1813, Friends Hospital is the
nation’s first private psychiatric hospital.
Friends Services for Aging:
Useful information for senior Friends.
Village: A continuing care facility in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
in Germantown: A Quaker retirement community in historic
Hickman: An independent and assisted living residence for older
Friends in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
of Hope: Ending and preventing
homelessness – one church and one family at a time with the help of
trained mentoring groups within congregations.
for Humanity: A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing
organization building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership
with people in need.
Army: Official site of the
About Humanitarian Aid Projects" - An overview with links of
worldwide humanitarian projects, many of them in Africa.
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