A call to re-envision how we invite children and youth into spiritual community and nurture Quaker identity. This is a reprise of the QREC 2021 conference keynote presentation.
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Join this conversation to explore faith formation in Quaker youth through experience and action.
Join this conversation to share practical experiences, resources and ideas for observing World Quaker Day with your religious education program.
This conversation focused on practical experiences, resources and ideas for observing World Quaker Day in religious education programs.
Pendle Hill is offering an online lab on pastoral care in Quaker meetings, beginning the second weekend in September. Facilitator, Windy Cooler is an embraced Quaker public minister from Sandy Spring Friends in Baltimore Yearly Meeting and Pendle Hill’s 2020 Cadbury...
Registration is open for a Fall 2021 online course starting Tuesday Sept. 7th, Exploring Spiritual Practices, led by Marcelle Martin. Curious but not ready to commit just yet? Sign up for a free introductory webinar on Sept. 7th where you can sample the course. Co-sponsored by New England Quakers in partnership with the Beacon Hill Friends House, this course is open to people of diverse faiths.
Lessons Learned and Leadings that Light the Way. Joyfully, we gathered from five continents to worship, learn and envision the way forward for Quaker religious education and faith formation. Please share your insights about the conference to help us plan for future events. Recordings, slides and handouts available.
FGC Gathering is a unique event where young people can build relationships and bond with Quakers from across the continent. Gathering will be online this year from Sunday, June 27 – Saturday, July 3.
Learnings that Light the Way. Tuesday, May 18, 1pm Eastern (USA) and Thursday, May 20, 8pm Eastern (USA). Listening for emerging practice and ideas among Quaker religious educators as we move into this new time.
Conversation with Quaker Youth Workers. Tuesday, April 20, 1pm Eastern (USA) and Thursday, April 22, 8pm Eastern (USA)
Walking with the Bible is a monthly series of Bible hours on the first Sunday of the month, 4-5:15pm Eastern Time (USA). Sponsored by Woolman Hill Quaker Retreat Center and Beacon Hill Friends House, Boston, MA.
Quaker Summer Sleep-Away Opportunities for Kids: Quaker camps are in the process of discerning whether and how to open this summer.
Bolivian Young Adult Friends invite people from around the world to participate in a series of four online workshop on the peace testimony. Mondays at 6pm (UTC-4) March 15, 22, 29, and April 5, 2021.
March 6, 2021 at 9:30am Eastern Time (USA). Friends Peace Teams is sponsoring this online forum for youth and adults, using stories to bring people from different walks of life to experience and practice peace.
Beyond Quakerism 101: How can Friends prepare to be a light in the world? Thursday, February 18, 8pm Eastern (USA).
Walking with the Bible is a monthly series of Bible hours on the second Sunday of the month, 4-5:15pm Eastern Time (USA). Sponsored by Woolman Hill Quaker Retreat Center and Beacon Hill Friends House, Boston, MA.
February 20–21, 2021: Youth Summit for Middle and High School Friends
A workshop series: December 27, January 3. January 10, January 24, 2021. Now that the Selective Service System (SSS) registration for the draft in most states is automatic when getting a state driver’s license, Quaker youth and other youth of faith rarely consider making a claim as a conscientious objector (CO).
Topic: The current disruption in society is shaking the foundations of culture and faith. In the turmoil, youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds may seek spiritual community in Friends Meetings. Children of color who connect with Friends at Quaker camp may...
With joy, we welcomed 94 Friends from three continents to the QREC Annual Conference, 14-16 August 2020. We gathered for deeper listening and fresh inspiration from a place beneath the endless brainstorming to solve the logistical disruptions caused by the...
How are we caring for children in our Meetings? We have been given a sacred trust, as Quaker religious educators who work with children and youth, to nurture the spiritual growth of young Friends in a loving and safe community. This conversation will explore child...
Topic: In April and May we held conversations on how Friends were managing Religious Education and supporting families during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we look forward, the virus is still with us - and will be for some time to come. Join the conversation on how we can...
Topic: Online Quaker Religious Education: What have we learned so far in our roles as pastors and educators? Welcome and Introductions Centering Silence The COVI-19 pandemic has been a time of struggle and heartbreak, hitting some parts of the society and the world...
Topic: Walk Gently Over the Earth: Religious Education for Sustainable Living Friends, young and old, find joy and inspiration in the natural world, yet we are challenged by a mounting environmental crisis. Friends from Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) to explore...