Conversation Circles are online gatherings to connect as a Quaker religious education community of practice, and to share experience and resources. Conversation Circles serve as a sampler to invite further inquiry and collaboration on topics of shared interest for Quaker faith formation across the lifespan. Two sessions are scheduled per topic to facilitate international participation.
Relationships and sexuality are central to the spiritual work of adolescence. In these conversations, learn about RISE, a human relationship and sexuality curriculum for 7th and 8th grade Quakers developed by Durham Friends Meeting. November 15 & 17, 2022
Quakerism has been an experimental faith, and the disruption of these times has opened a profound experiment in Meeting for Worship. Conversation summary as we seek to evolve our understanding through shared experience of plain, virtual and blended Meeting for Worship.
Other Religious Education Events
Now in their third year, these online mutual support groups are open to Quaker parents anywhere.
FGC is piloting a Spiritual Mentorship Program for youth and young adults interested in developing their spiritual gifts of clerking, discernment, and community leadership.
To learn to convene a Spiritual Companion Group and practice the skills of being a good Companion. This ongoing training refreshes active practitioners, strengthens new groups and orients newcomers. Ongoing Training: in March, July and November annually 2021: Nov 12/13 (N Am/Asia) 2022: March 11/12, July 8/9 & Nov 11/12 (N Am/Asia) Friday, 7-10p Eastern USA/Can on Zoom Nov & March Fri/Sat start: 4p Pacific, 12a London, 8a Manila, 11a...
Get up to some good trouble at our Virtual Retreats for Youth of Color! Join the Ministry on Racism of Friends General Conference (FGC) for quarterly Virtual Retreats for Youth of Color throughout 2021! Each retreat will be held in 3 or 4 90-minute segments on a Saturday, and will be designed to be accessible from time zones across North America. These youth retreats are for all youth of color through High School age. Retreats are open to all...