QUAKER LINKS

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Quaker Organization Search: This website lists literally over 100 Quaker organizations: Entries are listed in chronological order. New entries are added to the bottom of each section. Use the search function of your browser to locate entries. <http://www.quaker.org/>

Q_Heritage Quaker Heritage Press: … aims to make available various historical Quaker writings that have been allowed to go out of print. <http://www.qhpress.org/>
Q_finder Quaker Meeting Finder: … a part of FGC <http://www.quakerfinder.org/>
MFC Michigan Friends Center, Chelsea, Michigan: … built in 1994, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is centered on Quaker principles including building community, fostering peace, social justice, spiritual growth and healing, and protecting the environment.
<http:/mfcenter.org/>
FGC Friends General Conference: FGC serves Friends and Friends meetings in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1900, FGC has grown from a voluntary organization of seven yearly meetings created to hold a “general conference.” It is now a vibrant association of fourteen yearly meetings plus organized groups and monthly meetings. It holds annual summer Gatherings and has many programs which serve Quakers year round. <http://www.fgcquaker.org/>
GSBTQ Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-gender, and Queer Concerns: … is a North American Quaker faith community that affirms that of God in all people. Gathering twice yearly for worship and play, they draw sustenance from each other and from the Spirit for their work and life in the world. They are learning that radical inclusion and radical love bring further light to Quaker testimony and life. <http://www.quaker.org/flgbtqc/>
FGC book Friends Bookstores: <http://www.quaker.org/bookstores.html>
FJ Friends Journal: An independent, international monthly magazine of current Quaker thought and life, Friends Journal includes articles, art, poetry, news of Quaker organizations, book reviews, a reader’s forum, advertising, and a listing of Friends Meetings. <http://www.friendsjournal.org/>
AFSC American Friends Service Committee: AFSC carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC’s work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures. In 1947 it shared the Nobel Peace Prize with its English counterparts. <http://www.afsc.org/>
FCNL Friends Committee on National Legislation — FCNL is the oldest Religious lobby in the country. FCNL staff and volunteers is the largest peace lobby in Washington, DC. Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends, FCNL staff and volunteers work with a nationwide network of tens of thousands of people from many different races, religions, and cultures to advocate social and economic justice, peace, and good government. FCNL is nonpartisan. <http://www.fcnl.org/about/>
FWCC Friends World Committee for Consultation — FWCC: In bringing Friends together face to face and heart-to-heart across traditions and national borders, FWCC Section of the Americas seeks to promote exchanges that advance spiritual renewal and vitality within the Religious Society of Friends. <http://fwccamericas.org/about_us/>
PH Pendle Hill is a Quaker center for spiritual growth, study and service. At Pendle Hill, students and staff live, work, worship and study together. Located on 23 wooded acres just outside of Philadelphia, PA, Pendle Hill is where adults and youth come for inspiration and renewal. Founded by Quakers in 1930, Pendle Hill is a community that welcomes people from many faiths and countries. <http://www.pendlehill.org/>
RSWR
Right Sharing of World Resources: RSWR is a program of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) supporting grassroots projects for economic development and offering educational materials for the study of the lives of the poor, the lives of the rich, and the spiritual meaning of both. <http://www.rswr.org/>
PeaceTaxFund The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund — NCPTF, based in Washington, DC., is a not-for-profit organization which advocates for passage of the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Bill (currently H.R. 2085). When enacted, this law will restore the rights of citizens whose conscience does not permit physical or financial participation in all war. More on the purpose of NCPTF, visit <http://www.peacetaxfund.org/>
FUM Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved and obeyed as Teacher and Lord. <http://www.fum.org/>