Nurturing Quaker Children in a Small Meeting

Nurturing Quaker Children in a Small Meeting

From the child’s point of view, living in a small Meeting can be very rich. The segregation between children and adults that is the norm for popular culture and many large Meetings is impossible here. It is like living in a small town, or a large family where...
Religious Education for the Home and Small Meeting

Religious Education for the Home and Small Meeting

This is an idea packet assembled for families and small meetings who seek to educate children in Quaker faith and practice. Originally published in 1986, this is a treasure trove, worthy of adaptation and revision given that most Quaker meetings still face these...
Rules of Thumb for Community Safety

Rules of Thumb for Community Safety

Friends Meetings, like all faith communities, are at risk of sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults.  This one page explanation of the risk is a good conversation starter for Friends meetings seeking to create or strengthen safety policies. Rules of Thumb for...
QREC Videos: Welcoming children and families into Quaker meeting

QREC Videos: Welcoming children and families into Quaker meeting

A series of six videos to help Quaker monthly meetings and worship groups welcome children and families. Recorded by Melinda Wenner Bradley in the Fall 2015. Rachel Guaraldi was the Videographer. An IntroductionThe Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) is an...
Books and Music to Celebrate Earth Day

Books and Music to Celebrate Earth Day

Below is a list of some of our favorite books that are associated with Earth Day. Some books tell about people and the work that they’ve done to help the Earth. Other books share stories to appreciate our beautiful Earth. Each entry has been chosen because it has a...