Quaker Links

Friendly Organizations


Quaker.org
Billing itself as the official Quaker home page, this site hosts a thorough compilation of links to just about everythng having to do with the Religious Society of Friends,

Northern Yearly Meeting
The yearly meeting to which Milwaukee Monthly Meeting belongs.

Friends General Conference
An organization of unprogrammed meetings to which we belong.


American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Founded by Quakers in 1917, AFSC carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world.

Camp Woodbrooke
A small, non-profit, childrens' summer camp near Richland Center that stresses Quaker values. The camp has been a formative experience in the lives of many young Friends from our meeting.

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)
The largest peace lobby in Washington, DC. was founded in 1943 by Quakers. It functions as a public interest lobby promoting Quaker values in government policy.

Friends Journal
An independent magazine serving the Religious Society of Friends

Friends Journal Index
NEW! Subscribers to Friends Journal now have easy access to the text of over 8,000 articles by over 4,000 authors on 200 topics, written between 1955 and 2011.

Friends United Meeting
An organization of programmed Yearly Meetings.

Friends World Committee on Consultation (FWCC)
FWCC encourages fellowship among all the branches of the Religious Society of Friends.

Northern Spirit Radio
Radio programs prepared by Mark Judkins Helpsmeet under the care of Eau Claire Friends Meeting as the Northern Spirit Radio Project. Religious and spiritual radio programming of general interest to Quakers and specific interest to our meeting since several of our members have been featured on these shows.

Pendle Hill
A Quaker center for spiritual growth, study and service, publishers of Quaker texts and pamphlets with a bookstore to distribute their offerings.

Quaker Earthcare Witness
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.

QuakerQuaker
QuakerQuaker's primary mission is to advance the Convergent Friends movement, a very loose network of Friends advancing Quaker renewal in light of the CONservative Friends tradition and the mainstream emERGENT Church movement. We come from all the branches of Friends.

Quaker United Nations Program
Works with people in the UN, multilateral organisations, government delegations and non-governmental organisations, to achieve changes in international law and practice that reflect Quaker principles.

Right Sharing of World Resources
A program of the Religious Society of Friends 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.

Wider Quaker Fellowship
FWCC program to maintain ties among different Quaker Persuasions

William Penn House
A hospitality center on Capitol Hill rooted and grounded in Quaker faith and practice. Promoting the Quaker vision of a peaceful and just society by providing educational seminars, opportunities for dialogue, and simple, inexpensive lodging for those who come to the area to learn, lobby, or serve.

   

Local Organizations of Interest


Casa Maria
Provides hospitality to homeless families and women in the tradition of the Catholic Worker

Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee
Works to prevent hunger and malnutrition by providing food to people in need today and by promoting social policies to achieve food security tomorrow

Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
An interfaith agency through which thirteen judicatories collaborate to address the social issues affecting the quality of life in the greater Milwaukee area.

Lifeways of North America
Lifeways uses our meetinghouse every weekday to provide childcare and education for children up to six years old.

Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH)
A multiracial, interfaith organization committed to addressing justice issues that impact the Milwaukee community.

Peace Action Milwaukee
Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace and justice organization which works for a world where human needs are met, the environment is preserved, and the threats of war and nuclear weapons have been abolished. Committed to non-violence as a way of life, they offer opportunities for education, lobbying and public witness.

Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee
Organized in early 2002, the Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee, Inc. (PLC) has empowered over 3,500 Milwaukee area children to practice nonviolent conflict resolution, healthy communication, and peaceful action through its Peacemakers' Workshop.




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