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Welcome Families and Youth

Published Aug. 25, 2023


Conversation Circles:
Is your Friends' Meeting/Church welcoming to families, children and youth?

The new school year is an opportune time to welcome children and youth. Families are emerging from the isolation of the past three years and are seeking to connect with an intergenerational spiritual community. To be truly welcoming, Friends meetings and churches need to come to clearness on intention, preparedness, ministry, and physical space for children and families.

Join this conversation to explore preparations needed to grow and sustain your meeting's ministry with families and children. Speak with Friends who have deep experience in welcoming, including, respecting and learning from children and families.

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
10:00 AM Pacific = 11:00 AM Mountain
Click here to register.
Thursday, August 31, 2023
5:00 PM Pacific = 6:00 PM Mountain
Click here to register.

          •  Andrew Wright, Youth and Children's Ministries Coordinator,
                       Durham Friends Meeting, NCYMC
          •  Sita Diehl, Madison Friends Meeting, Northern YM


from Beth Collea, Quaker Religious Education Collaborative