Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, is a branch of the Christian church founded in the 17th century and having congregations scattered across the world. This category contains sites having information about or related to the Religious Society of Friends.
Information about the faith of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and how it is carried out in testimonies of the Society. Includes doctrinal and theological information.
Sites predominantly about the history of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), or important Quaker historical figures. Includes historical writings and genealogy.
Local congregations of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), variously known as meetings or churches. Also includes listings primarily of local meetings and churches, and cooperative Web sites of several local meetings and churches in a small geographical area.
Please submit to this category and its country subcategories only 1) Web sites of local Friends (Quaker) meetings and churches, including ministries thereof, 2) Web sites that are primarily listings of local Friends (Quaker) meetings and churches and are not part of sites of larger Quaker (Friends) organizations, and 3) Web sites that are cooperative efforts of several Friends (Quaker) meetings and churches in an area but not composing a formal organization such as a quarterly or regional meeting. Unless the Web site covers more than one country, or there is no country subcategory for the country, Web sites should be submitted to the appropriate country subcategory rather than this category level.
All Friends (Quaker) groups and organizations that don't fit in the Local Meetings and Churches, Youth Groups and Ministries, Yearly Meetings or Publishing subcategories. Includes quarterly meetings, regional meetings made up of local meetings and churches, larger associations of Friends, Quaker organizations formed for special purposes (whether or not "official"), and educational institutions.
Please be sure your site doesn''t belong in either the Local Meetings and Churches, Youth Groups and Ministries, Yearly Meetings or Publishing subcategories. All other Quaker (Friends) groups belong in this subcategory. Includes quarterly meetings, regional meetings made up of local meetings and churches, larger associations of Friends, Quaker organizations formed for special purposes (whether or not "official"), and educational institutions.
Individuals' home pages or blogs with a focus on matters related to the Society of Friends, but not specialized enough to merit placement in another subcategory.
Periodicals, publishing houses, book stores and lists of publications operated by or focusing on matters related to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Please be sure that your site is primarily related to materials in print. Also the sponsoring group should be a part of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and/or the material has some sort of Friends focus. Quaker periodicals, Quaker publishing houses, Quaker book stores and lists of Quaker (primarily printed) materials are examples of appropriate sites for this subcategory.
Yearly meetings of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), or equivalent regional bodies with another name. Also includes sites listing yearly meetings or primarily about yearly meetings.
This subcategory is only for Friends (Quaker) yearly meetings, regional bodies serving an equivalent function but not using the term yearly meeting, and sites listing yearly meetings or primarily about yearly meetings. Local meetings and churches have their own subcategory. Other bodies of Friends usually belong in the Organizations subcategory.
This category is for Web sites of youth groups and youth ministries associated with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), regardless of official or unofficial status. It is intended to include any age-related group consisting solely or mostly of people under the age of 30. It also includes school-related groups serving mostly youth and young adults.