Friends from 31 yearly meetings met in Mexico to build connections between the different families of Friends, and to make some big changes to FWCC's work.
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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.
In a historic first, the Quaker Youth Pilgrimage traveled through Peru and Bolivia, the centers of South American Quakerism. Twenty-six 16-19 year-olds from seven countries traveled together this July and explore their faith as Friends.
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Membership statistics are ever-changing and each yearly meeting counts their numbers by a different formula, but by our best estimates, the number of Quakers in the world has grown by almost 40,000 members, or about 12% since the last published map in 2007.
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