Wider Quaker World

Cincinnati Friends Meeting is part of Miami-Center Quarterly Meeting and Wilmington Yearly Meeting, which is affiliated with Friends United Meeting.

We also support many of the following Quaker organizations and institutions. You can learn more about them through their websites:

Quaker Organizations

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Wilmington Yearly Meeting—This organization includes 28 monthly meetings in southwestern Ohio and Tennessee. It is responsible for publishing the book of Faith and Practice that guides some of our Meeting's administrative and spiritual practices.

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Friends United Meeting (FUM)—This international organization encompasses 34 yearly meetings and associations, including Wilmington Yearly Meeting. Through FUM, Cincinnati Friends Meeting supports the Amari Play Center and Ramallah Friends School in Palestine, as well as the Belize School in Belize.

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American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)—Founded during World War I by Quakers who aimed to serve both humanity and country while being faithful to their commitment to nonviolence, AFSC has worked throughout the world in conflict zones, in areas affected by natural disasters, and in oppressed communities to address the root causes of war and violence.

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Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)—Since 1943, FCNL has fielded an expert team of lobbyists on Capitol Hill and works with a grassroots network of tens of thousands of people across the country to advance policies and priorities established by its governing General Committee. FCNL is a nonpartisan organization that seeks to live Quaker values of integrity, simplicity, and peace as it builds relationships across political divides to move policies forward.

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Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)—Answering God's call to universal love, FWCC brings Friends of varying traditions and cultural experiences together in worship, communications, and consultation, to express our common heritage and our Quaker message to the world.

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Quaker House—Based in Fayetteville, NC (home of Ft. Bragg), Quaker House provides counseling and support to service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world.

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Right Sharing of World Resources—This Quaker micro-credit organization supports grassroots income-generating projects in developing countries, led by women, many of whom are making less than a dollar a day.

 

Quaker Media

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QuakerSpeak—QuakerSpeak is a Quaker YouTube channel that produces weekly interviews with Friends of all different backgrounds, asking them the core questions of our faith. QuakerSpeak videos seek to give viewers worldwide an experience that is entertaining, informative, inspiring, challenging, inviting, unifying, and collaborative.

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Friends JournalFriends Journal is an independent magazine published by Friends Publishing Corporation. Its goal is to serve the Quaker community and the wider community of spiritual seekers through the publication of articles, poetry, letters, art, and news that convey the contemporary experience of Friends.

Quaker Higher Education

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Wilmington College—Founded by Quakers, Wilmington College first opened its doors in 1871. Today, it provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate educational environment shaped by the traditions of the liberal arts, career preparation, and the distinctive practices of the Religious Society of Friends.

Quaker Heritage Center, Wilmington College—The exhibits, programs, and special events hosted by the Quaker Heritage Center help Wilmington College's students, faculty, and staff (as well as the greater Wilmington community) to better understand what it means for Wilmington to be a Quaker college.

Peace Resource Center, Wilmington College—The Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College creates a vital connection between the campus community and efforts toward non-violence, social justice, and global peace.

Isaac Harvey Fund, Wilmington College—This fund makes it possible for Wilmington College students to explore Quaker commitments to peace and social justice through travel and service.

Quaker Leader Scholars Program, Wilmington College—This program mentors Wilmington College students for leadership consistent with the principles of Friends. It emphasizes a broad knowledge of the diversity of the Religious Society of Friends while promoting a supportive community and encouraging volunteer service.

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Earlham College—Initially founded as a Quaker boarding school in Indiana in 1847, Earlham College is a national liberal arts college with a reputation for excellent teaching and preparing students to make a profound, positive difference in the world.

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Earlham School of Religion (ESR)—An accredited graduate theological school in the Quaker tradition, ESR offers residential and distance learning masters level study.

Quaker Information Center—As a public service, Earlham School of Religion maintains this website to provide answers about Quakerism, including its history, beliefs, practices, branches, resources, and so forth.