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Categories of organizations
The big three umbrella organizations
- Friends World Committee for Consultation
Friends Council on Education
Friends Committee to Abolish the Death Penalty
Prison Ministry Committee of RI/Smithfield Quarterly Meeting
Quaker Volunteer Service and Training
William Penn House
Ben Lomond Quaker Center
Jeanes Hospital - a Quaker Acute
Care Hospital in Philadelphia.
Casa de los Amigos in
Canadian Friends Historical Association
Lancaster (UK) AVP
Quaker Service Australia
The Friends Association for Higher Education
El Salvador Project
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology
Quaker Information Center
Norfolk Quaker House,
New Foundation Fellowship (UK)
New Foundation Fellowship (USA)
Quaker House Ann Arbor
Quaker Lesbian Conference
Friends Peace Teams Project
Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts
Quaker Workcamps International
Si a la Vida - a
four-year old project to rescue and rehabilitate glue-sniffing street-kids
in Managua, Nicaragua.
Friends Committee on Washington State Public Policy
Quaker Peace Centre, Cape Town, South
Quaker Experiential Service and Training, Seattle
Powell House, the NYYM
Quaker Service Norway (Kvekerhjelp)
A Gun Free Day On TV
QUIP is Quakers Uniting In Publishing, a
consortium of Quaker Publishers.
Northern Friends Peace Board,
Quakerland Friends Community,
QUNO New York
Quaker Council for European Affairs
The James Nayler Foundation
for the treatment of violent behaviour and severe personality disorder
Clarence and Lilly Pickett Fund for Quaker Leadership
The Tract Association of Friends
Friends House Moscow
Beacon Hill Friends House
the Quaker caucus of the Libertarian Party.
Quaker FSU* Committee (Former Soviet
Union) - Publishing in Russia
Quaker Performing Arts Project.
Friends Camp, a Quaker summer
camp for youth.
Friends Music Camp, meets each
summer at Olney Friends School in Barnesville, OH
Friends Christian Ministries,
Conservative Friends in Greece.
The Dallas Peace Center
Quaker Social Witness Committee of the
Central & Southern Africa Yearly Meeting
QUEST: Quaker Ecumenical Seminars in Theology
Right Sharing of World Resources
Evangelical Friends Mission
The Coalition for Hispanic Ministries
Arlington Friends House
- a Quaker cooperative house near Boston.
Quakerdale, a family service
organization in IA.
A retreat program of NEYM for
children in grades two through six.
Friends Committee on Restorative Justice
Women's Goals 2000
Friends and Nature
A more or less comprehensive listing of Yearly, Monthly and Quarterly Meetings
organized by location of meetinghouse. An even more comprehensive listing of Western US Meetings.
Quaker Nursing/Retirement Homes
- Friends House of Santa
- Friends House Retirement Community,
of Sandy Spring, Maryland
- Foulkeways at Gwynedd,
- Woodmere at Jacaranda, Florida
- Medford Leas, New Jersey
- The McCutchen,
North Plainfield, New Jersey.
- Pennswood Village,
- Foxdale Village, State
- Quaker House, of New
Milton Quaker Housing Association Ltd.
- Stapeley in Germantown,
Historical Quaker Meetinghouses
Some of these are still active meetinghouses; some not. All are much, much
older than I.
Writings of Historical Friends
of George Fox
- Journal of John Woolman
- Another Journal of John Woolman
- George Keith. New-England's spirit of persecution. [New York], 1693.
- Travels in Virginia and North Carolina. George Fox. 1672.
- Thomas Paine's Common Sense and Age Of Reason, Part I
- Lucretia Mott
- William Penn -- America's First Great Champion for Liberty and Peace
- Pirates of Penn's-ance
- The Richmond Declaration of Faith
complete with hot-links to each scripture reference.
- The Richmond Declaration
- Alice Stokes Paul
- Rev Thomas Beals, first Friends minister in Ohio
- Susan B. Anthony
- Thomas S. Clarkson, Quaker Abolitionist
- Wordsworth and the Problem of Action: The White Doe of Rylstone
-- also contains a reference to the above Thomas Clarkson's book A Portraiture of Quakerism.
- Larry Kuenning's collection
of historical Quaker e-Texts
- The Quaker Writings Home Page
Fell's essay "Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed of by
the Scriptures, All such as speak by the Spirit and Power of the Lord
Jesus. And how Women were the first that Preached the Tidings of the
Resurrection of Jesus, and were sent by Christ's own Command, before he
Ascended to the Father, John 20. 17" (written about 1666 or 1667).
- The Memoirs of Sunderland P. Gardner
- U of Mich Quaker Collection
-- interesting little stub of a page
- Quakers and the Arts Historical Sourcebook
- The Record of a Quaker Conscience: Cyrus Pringle's Diary
-- A Vermont Quaker in the Civil War.
- British Quaker Women: 17th-19th century.
- Voltaire and the Quakers
-- about, not by.
Writings of (or about) Contemporaneous Friends
- Chuck Fager's Landmarks and Heroes of Liberal Quaker History
Murray-Rust's booklet about Quaker history and practice.
Bedford Home Page Exploring New Bedford's Architectural History.
Some interesting historical information on prominant Quakers from New
Bedford History can be had here.
- The Society of Friends in Victorian Britain
- Anglicans, Puritans, and Quakers in
- The Quaker Religion (in re architecture)
- Quakers [Society of Friends] in Illinois
- Quaker Records
- Frontier Press - Quaker Ancestry
- Quaker Dates
- 1st month used to be March!
- Sharon Temple -- Sharon, Ontario, Canada
- List of Some Quaker Monthly Meetings (historical)
- Quakers in the United States of America during the Mid-Eighteenth
- Woodbridge & Vicinity - a History of New Jersey Quakers from 1686 to 1788
- Street Corner Society
-- Levellers, Diggers, early Quakers, and others
- Francis Frith: Quaker Connections
- History of the Friends Meeting at Lobo
Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.
- Lewis Fry Richardson,
- Allen Smith's recent Quaker History
- John Bowne's home,
the Freedom Mile, and the story of the first action for religious
freedom in America.
- Friends Historical Association
- Story of Mary Dyer,
martyr for religious freedom
- Biography of William Penn
- Bill Samuel's notes on the 1988 Quaker Tour of England
- The Iron Bridge, a novel
about eighteenth-century Quaker ironmasters.
- Pendle, England, birthplace of
the Religious Society of Friends.
- A Brief History of Quakerism in Japan
- Ham Sok Hon
- weighty Korean Quaker
- Camp Katahdin
- ran by Douglas W. Crate Sr.
- History of the "Hillside" of Roslyn, PA
- The Quaker Tapestry
is made in a form known as a narrative crewel embroidery. As with the
famous Bayeux Tapestry it is a hanging which tells a story - the story
of the Quaker movement over nearly 350 years.
- The Quaker History Archives
- Wyck, a historic house, home
to nine generations of the same Quaker family.
- Several maps of Early Quakers in England and Wales
- Yorkshire (UK) Quaker Heritage Project
- A Western Quaker Reader
Links to other sites
- Letter of Peace, addressed to the U.N.
- The Nonviolence Web
- Peace Ideas
- International Day Without Violence
- soc.religion.quaker FAQ
- George Amoss's Quaker Electronic
Archive & Meeting Place
- Sea of Faith Network
- Canadian Council of Churches,
of which Canadian Yearly Meeting is a member.
- Some pages on Peace Pilgrim,
maintained by a pair of Quakers.
- The Canadian Doukhobor Society,
another historic peace church.
- An atheist's struggle for Conscientious Objector status
- Community Trust -- Think
Personally, Act Locally (which is to summarize, not to trivialize)
- Consensual Decision-Making
- a minute
on Living in Unity with Nature approved by Acadia Friends Meeting in Bar
- The Arms Sales Monitoring Project,
which works for restraint in the global production and trade of weapons.
- Positive Church Online,
Santa Fe, NM
- Norbert's Bookmarks For a Better World
- Christian Quakers in Australia and the Asian Region
- Quaker Heritage Showcase,
a store selling Quaker-related items.
Quakers from A to Z (but not X)
Ask for a listing here.
The listing is only available for non-bulk email use. If you agree not to
use it to send mail to everyone on the list, you can see the list.
Performing Artists and Musicians
Publishers & Bookstores
QUIP is a consortium of Quaker Publishers.
Bookstores have their own page.
- Yucca Mist, Inc.
- Quaker Tours
running Quaker-oriented tours of Philadelphia
- The Ethical
Investment Co-operative East Anglia, UK
Provident (UK insurance company founded by Quakers)
- Ellen Cooney
Start-up Education, teaching kids about financial independence
- Human Resources & Management Solutions
- Creative Investment Research,
an investment research and management company.
- The Thrifty
Quaker is a charitable thrift store operated by Midlothian Monthly
Davoll's General Store,
- Blue Water Property,
Rob Patterson's independent real estate brokerage on the coast of Maine
- The Octavia Hill Association,
Inc. is a real estate management and residential multifamily development
- River's Edge, a bed and
breakfast in Floyd, VA
- Mazule Wooden Products,
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
- Law Offices of Thomas N. Rothschild, Esq.
- Kristina Elaine, Life Coach
- Backwoods Solar Electric Systems
Quaker links totally (but totally) unrelated to the RSOF
Quaker Oats Gets Its Own Section
Quaker-named sites without a clue
- Quaker-L-moderated. Send a
message saying "subscribe Quaker-L Bill Clinton" -- if your
name is Bill Clinton.
- Quaker-Canadian. Send a
message saying "subscribe Quaker-C Bill Clinton" -- if your
name is Bill Clinton.
concerns. Send a message saying "subscribe Quaker-P Bill
Clinton" -- if your name is Bill Clinton.
- FCNL-News-FCNL Alerts. Send
a message saying "subscribe FCNL-News".
- Friends-Church-evangelical. Send a
message saying "subscribe Friends-Church".
Send a message saying "subscribe quaker-spectrum".
Yearly Meeting. Send a message saying "subscribe Quaker-B Bill
Clinton" -- if your name is Bill Clinton.
- Q-LIGHT-Queer Quaker
- Quaker-Roots, a
list for Quaker genealogists. Send a message saying "sub
- Friends-Theology This conference
was designed for evangelical, Christ centered Friends to discuss
theology and biblical interpretation with each other. Those interested
in a discussion focusing more on the practical side of ministry as well
as current topics in the Friends church might wish to subscribe to
Friends-Church@XC.org For further questions, please contact Bill Kelley.
for and about members of Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM). Send a message
- "EFM-MEN is the email conference for EFM MEN. EFM MEN was created
to encourage men to become involved in the world ministries of the
Evangelical Friends International. Men are motivated to seek practical
and direct involvement, using their skills and abilities to assist and
support missions. The principal work will be to raise mission awareness
through existing yearly meeting structures for men, bringing national
recognition to mission efforts arising from those yearly meetings. This
will be done through work crusades, prayer journeys and innovative
stateside projects." The list also welcomes interested men who are
not members of EFI meetings.
To subscribe, send the message
FCUN was created "for Friends (and friends of Friends) of the
environmental persuasion." It discusses the Friends Committee on Unity with
Nature (FCUN) and other environmentally-related topics. This list does not offer
a digest option. Began July 31, 1997.
To subscribe, send the message
This is a list to facilitate communication among those interested in Quaker
volunteer service, training and witness.
To subscribe, send the message
subscribe qvstc Yourfirstname Yourlastname
- Friends Council on Education
To subscribe, send an e-mail message with your name and relation to
- Michigan Quaker Teens
We're a small group largely based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with members from
all around lower michigan (namely Troy, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and the
Traverse city area). We hold quarterly retreats and we run a mailing list. To
subscribe to the list send an empty message to
- Quaker Books For Friends
Quaker Books for Friends is distributed free of charge as an independent
monthly newsletter featuring eclectic reviews of books of interest to Christian
Friends. Each issue features two or more contemplative reviews of books for
enlightened Christian readers. The newsletter has no commercial connection with
any bookstore or publisher, and the mailing list is unpublished and
To subscribe to this free monthly newsletter, go to
http://QuakerBooks.listbot.com or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with
"Subscribe to Quaker Books" in the Subject and your first and last
name in the body of the e-mail. The Internet hostsite is at
- Young Adult Quakers.
To subscribe, send a blank email to email@example.com or visit
the website at: http://www.egroups.com/group/yaquaker/
- ERAF -- Ending Racism Among Friends
The ERAF list provides on-line networking for Friends with a concern for
issues of race, diversity, inclusiveness and privilege, especially as they play
out in the Society of Friends. It is one of several activities to follow up on
the April 1999 Friends Gathering with a Concern for Issues of Racism, Diversity
To subscribe, send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Quaker Homeschooling Circle. For Friends who homeschool or are
thinking about or who are fellow travelers. Go to www.topica.com to
subscribe to "quakerhomeschool".
- Canadian Quaker Youth -- This list is focused on Canadian young and
young adult Friends. We hope to use it to help (A)YFs keep in touch and
to provide a way of letting (A)YFs know about service opportunities,
To subscribe, send a blank email to
email@example.com or visit the website at:
- Ken Sutton, of Friends Journal, Friends Journal pages
- Randy Oftedahl, FCADP pages
- Dick Bellin, FCRP pages
- Simon Grant, FWCC pages
- Chuck Fager, various writings including the Pendle Hill pages
- Chris Faatz, QUF and Lucretia Mott pages
- Reuben Snipper, William Penn House page
- the late David Washburn, Pirates of Penn's-ance page
- Alice Drewery, YFGM pages
- Jennifer Snow Wolff, Quaker-run business reorganization
...and anyone else I may
suggestions and contributions. Quakerism is a multifarious religion. Everything
on these pages should be considered representative of some but not all Quaker
thought. Free web space is available on this server for any meeting-sponsored
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