fellowship begins and is nurtured within the home and Meeting. It
reaches greater fulfillment as we carry our beliefs into
the wider community.
Share your Quaker
faith. Take time to learn about other people’s
experiences of the Light and, as you learn, give freely from what
you have gained. Respect the experiences and opinions of others,
not be afraid to say what you value. Welcome the diversity of
culture, language, and expressions of faith in your Monthly
Meeting, the Yearly Meeting, and the world community of Friends.
Encourage discourse with Friends of pastoral and programmed
traditions, and with members of other faiths.
have a long history of involvement in public and private education,
sharing our values with the world and nurturing future
generations. Be mindful of the needs of children in your community
and of avenues for deepening understanding between peoples.
does my life reflect Friends beliefs and thus encourage others
to be interested in the Religious Society
I respond openly to inquiries about Quaker experience and belief?
does our Meeting do to make others aware of Friends principles
are we doing to help people of various races, cultures, and backgrounds
feel at home among us and we among
do we encourage newcomers to return and participate in activities
of the Meeting?
ways do we participate in the life of the interfaith community
and in the wider fellowship of Friends?