Friends World Committee for Consultation Africa Section

Friends World Committee for Consultation Africa Section

The Quaker Tree in East Africa By Moses Musonga, former Executive Secretary, FWCC Africa Section The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) was established in East Africa in 1902. The American Friends Board of foreign missions sent two students to Kenya to survey and...
Child Safety for Virtual Youth Programs, New England Yearly Meeting

Child Safety for Virtual Youth Programs, New England Yearly Meeting

New England Yearly Meeting’s (NEYM) Child Safety Policy applies to all youth programming, including programs provided virtually. The following are specific to the use of Zoom or worth highlighting: Youth Programs Zoom meeting links will be shared with...
Guidance and Practices for Online Youth Gatherings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Guidance and Practices for Online Youth Gatherings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Meetings to hold Religious Education on virtual platforms. Even though we are not together face to face, child safety remains a concern. The following guidance for online child safety was developed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting...
Crossing the Threshold: Preparing to Welcome Families

Crossing the Threshold: Preparing to Welcome Families

“How do meeting communities prepare and engage in active invitation to families and children? When a family walks through the door of a meeting, there are three sets of needs we should be prepared to support: the spiritual formation of their children, the...
Child and Staff Safety Training, Friends General Conference

Child and Staff Safety Training, Friends General Conference

Developed for Friends General Conference (FGC) Gathering, this 20 minute video training, quiz and set of queries serves as a brief introduction to procedures for protecting children from abuse or neglect while participating in an FGC program. The website includes...