Wooster Friends

Wooster Ohio Meeting of the
Religious Society of Friends

Links

American Friends Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. AFSC’s work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

Ashland Center for Non-Violence

Organization in Ashland, Ohio that is developing and promoting alternatives to violence in all areas of society, within and among individuals, families, and communities.

Central Committee on Conscientious Objectors

The Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors supports and promotes individual and collective resistance to war and preparations for war.

Friends Committee on National Legislation

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is the largest peace lobby in Washington, DC. Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 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.

Friends General Conference Bookstore

Quakerbooks.org is the bookstore from the Friends General Conference.

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. FGC reaches out to seekers and to other religious bodies inside and outside the wider Religious Society of Friends.

Friends International Center in Ramallah

Wooster Friends Meeting continues to support the meeting at Ramallah, Palestine. There has been an active and vibrant Palestinian Quaker community in Ramallah since the late 1800’s. In 1910 this community built the Ramallah Friends Meetinghouse and later added another building that was used for community outreach. The Ramallah Friends Meeting has always played a vital role in the community. In 1948 the buildings and grounds became the home to many Palestinian refugees.

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)

Friends World Committee for Consultation is the umbrella organisation for Friends around the world. Our purpose is to encourage fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends.

Friends Peace Teams

Friends Peace Teams is a Spirit-led organization working around the world to develop long-term relationships with communities in conflict to create programs for peacebuilding, healing and reconciliation. FPT’s programs build on extensive Quaker experience combining practical and spiritual aspects of conflict resolution.

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting is an organization of Quaker meetings and worship groups in Ohio, Michigan, and parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Quaker Earthcare Witness

Quaker Earthcare Witness is a spiritually-centered movement of Quakers and like-minded people seeking ways to integrate concern for the environment with Friends’ long-standing testimonies for simplicity, integrity, peace, and equality.

Quaker Information Center

The Quaker Information Center is a gateway to Quaker heritage and to modern Quakerism in Philadelphia and worldwide. Located in the Philadelphia Friends Center, the QIC welcomes visitors and responds personally to their inquiries, providing individual answers supplemented with literature and referrals to other Quaker organizations when appropriate. We respond similarly to inquiries by phone, internet, and mail.

Quaker Finder

Find the Quakers! This is a service of the Friends General Conference that helps one find meetings and other resources in other cities.

Quaker United Nations Office

The Quaker United Nations Office, located in Geneva and New York, represents Quakers through Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Since the founding of the United Nations in 1945, Quakers have shared that organisation’s aims and supported its efforts to abolish war and promote peaceful resolution of conflicts, human rights, economic justice and good governance.