Why Traveling Ministry Is Vital for Quakers in the 21st Century

Friends explore the time-tested practice of Quaker traveling ministry, still a powerful tool for Friends meetings to “renew their minds and wake up”.


What do Quakers mean, "programmed" or "unprogrammed" worship?

A variety of Quakers explain what is important to them about their own form of worship.


Why worship with different Friends?

Our clerk, Benigno Sanchez-Eppler, explains how FWCC's work of bridging divides has enriched his spiritual life in this new QuakerSpeak video.

Now with subtitles in Spanish!

Watch for our next QuakerSpeak video featuring FWCC on November 12!


World Plenary Meeting in Peru 2016

The FWCC World Plenary Meeting will include consultations on issues affecting Friends in the next 20 years, leading up to FWCCs 100th anniversary in 2037.
Watch the invitational video!

For more information, visit fwcc.world/peru


New Staff at FWCC

FWCC Staff

Blythe Davenport has joined FWCC as the new Coordinator for Communications and Administration. Hye Sung Gehring will serve as Coordinator for Events and Engagement. Evan Draper has taken on the role of Development Assistant. Robin Mohr continues as Executive Secretary. For more information about all of them, visit our Staff page.


Weaving the Tapestry 2015-2020

What does the Religious Society of Friends need from a Friends World Committee in the 21st century? After a year of consideration and hours of consultation, the Executive Committee is pleased to share the new strategic plan for the Section of the Americas, "Weaving the Tapestry 2015-2020", in English and Spanish.

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  • Increasing intervisitation across all the cultural barriers among Friends
  • Better training of Representatives to be bridges among Friends,
  • Exploring alternative funding streams as we move toward our vision:

    An integrated and thriving network of Friends
    from the Arctic to the Andes,
    woven together in transformational faith,
    learning to love, listen and witness.

    Read "Weaving the Tapestry 2015-2020" here>>


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