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Friends' Lobby in D.C.

The FCNL advocates for Quaker values in Washington D.C. See how to be involved at

fcnl.org

 

Links

About Quakers (Religious Society of Friends)

Intermountain Yearly Meeting (IMYM)
Our Yearly Meeting, which links Quakers in 4 southwest mountain states together. Other IMYM Meetings with websites are:

Quaker.org
The Quaker site on the web. Everything you wanted to know, and then some!

Quaker Center for Information

Quakerinfo.com
Background information on Quakers.

Quakers on Yahoo
Yahoo's directory of Quaker links Major Quaker Affiliations

Major Quaker Affiliations

Friends General Conference
FGC provides resources and opportunities that educate and invite members and attenders to experience, individually and corporately, God's living presence, and to discern and follow God's leadings. The site has a Quaker Library. It also has links to other Friends organizations.

Friends United Meeting
An association of Friends (Programmed) Yearly Meetings

Evangelical Friends International
Evangelical Friends.

Quaker Organizations - Seeking the Light
Pendle Hill
Pendle Hill is a Quaker center for study (near Philadelphia, PA) and contemplation. Among other things, the site has a bookstore, suggested reading and 40 new pamphlets to download free.

Ben Lomond Quaker Center
A Quaker conference and retreat center, near Santa Cruz, CA.

Quaker Organizations - Shining the Light

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)
The site describes the worldwide organization of Friends. It has many links.

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
FCNL is a Quaker lobby in the public interest lobby whose motto is:

   We seek a world free of war and the threat of war
   We seek a society with equity and justice for all
   We see seek a community where every person's potential may be fulfilled
   We seek an earth restored.

FCNL is not a PAC or a special interest lobby. The site has newsletters, special publications and action alerts. The site provides links to other Friends organizations.

American Friends Services Committee (AFSC)
Friends founded AFSC in 1917 to carry out service, development, social justice and peace programs throughout the world. The site describes the AFSC activities.

Quaker United Nations Office
This office represents Friends at the UN through Friends World Committee for Consultation, in offices at Geneva and in New York.

Tempe Monthly Meeting is affiliated with

The Center for Progressive Christianity.
Part of the affiliation procedure is to rewrite TCPC's Eight Points to fit our community. To see how we differ from other progressive Christians, and how we are similar, please see our Eight Points.

Find Quaker Meetings Online

Quakerfinder.org
How to find Quakers near to wherever you may be.

How to Find Quakers on the Internet
An article from quakerinfo.com about how to find Friends online

Quaker Meetings Worldwide
A directory of Quaker meetings all around the world.

Some Quaker Magazines

Friends Journal
Published in Philadelphia under care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Western Quaker (Formerly Friends Bulletin)
Official publication of Pacific, North Pacific, and Intermountain Yearly Meetngs

Quaker Life
Official publication of Friends United Meeting (Programmed)

A Sampling of Quaker Writings
Writings of Historical Friends

Excerpts from well-known and influential friends at quaker.org 

'Speak Truth to Power'
A pamphet published by the American Friends Services Committee.

Friends Peace Testimony and Nonviolence

Friends Peace Testimony
The site explains Friends peace testimony and contains articles where some contemporary Friends express their views. It also has links to other sites containing information about Friends peace testimony.

Nonviolence.org
The site contains many articles about Quaker beliefs in nonviolence and pacifism. It has a chat room and "Quaker Blogs". It also has links to other sites, such as Nonviolence Help.

 

Other Organizations for a Peaceful World

AIPER
A local group - the Arizona Institute for Peace Education and Research

Conscientious Objection to War and Violence

Center on Conscience and War
The organization was formed in 1940 as the National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objection. It is an association of religious organizations to which Friends belong. Its purpose is to defend and extend the rights of conscientious objectors to war and violence. The Web site contains current articles, such as "Basic Draft Registration Information". It has an online store containing pamphlets and books about conscientious objection. The organization holds conferences around the country explaining CCW and providing draft counselor training. It also issues free, current “Action Alerts”. The site has links to other sites providing information about CO.

Selective Service System Homepage
This site provides a wide variety of information about the military draft. Of particular interest are the annual reports to Congress; see the sections of the reports that deal with alternative service.

Zero-Nukes
A Project of the Interfaith Community for Nuclear Disarmament

 

   

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Quaker Action

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is one of the many organizations working in Haiti. See how you can help at afsc.org

 

Our Quaker Yearly Meeting

imym.org

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