Learn about Quakerism

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC), represents Quakers around the world. We exist to bring collaboration between Quakers across the branches and around the world. To help this connection, we have collected some resources below.

Quiet diplomacy

Quiet Diplomacy is work to defend the rights and freedoms of individuals or minority groups by having discussions with people who hold a position of…

Glossary of Quaker terms

Below is a list of some of the most common Quaker terms. It is not an extensive list, and terms may vary in each section…

Quaker Tradition & Practice

Quakerism began in the seventeenth century, when a man named George Fox, the son of a Leicestershire weaver in England, rebelled against the political and…

Quaker Collaborations

Where possible Quaker organisations try to support one another and their work. This is because the founding principles of Quakerism are shared by each organisation. …

How the Quaker world is structured

In order to understand how Quakers are part of FWCC, it is important to note that equality is central to all Quaker networks, churches, meetings,…