QREC Events and Conferences
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Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) holds many events during the year, including our Annual Meeting, usually in mid August. Please come back here to see posts for new QREC events.
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.
Experiments in Meeting for Worship, Plain, Virtual, Blended — Conversation Summary
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
Conscientious Objection: Is this for you?
Two interactive online sessions to help young Friends consider: 1. functions of the US military; 2. how Selective Service System (SSS) works, and; 3. how to seek conscientious objector (CO) status and alternative service. Young Friends will hear from Friends who sought CO status during previous US wars.
Spiritual Companion Group Gatherings
These gatherings are for people who meet as companions (of 2-4 members) mutually committed to experiment with allowing the Living Spirit to guide and shape their lives, as expressed in their own words.
FGC Spiritual Mentorship: youth & young adults
FGC is piloting a Spiritual Mentorship Program for youth and young adults interested in developing their spiritual gifts of clerking, discernment, and community leadership.
Youth of Color Virtual Retreats
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...