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#LoveThyNeighbor (No Exceptions)

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Our Work

FCNL’s advocacy is rooted in the strength and passion of Friends. From our priorities-setting process to our encouragement of Friends to embrace their change-making power, Quaker worship and grounding lies at the heart of our work.

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  1. Background Sustaining the Peacemaker 

    Ed Snyder posits that anger, fear, success, and guilt offer only short bursts of energy for peace and justice -- not the spiritual resources needed for a lifetime of action and advocacy.

  2. Work with FCNL Visiting Friends 

    Visiting Friends engage with nearby meetings and churches to help nurture, connect, and energize Friends into faithful action. Come join us and be the spark that helps light the Fire within.

  3. Work with FCNL Meeting Contacts 

    FCNL's grassroots network includes hundreds of Quaker meetings and churches around the country.

  4. Advocacy Resource Letter Writing Project 

    Here are some ideas to help you organize letter writing sessions at your meeting, church or group or to encourage Friends to write at home.

  5. Learn to Lobby

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More on Engaging Your Quaker Meeting

Event Lobbying Resources 

This is where you can find the most up to date resources and information regarding our lobbying efforts at the Quaker Public Policy Institute and Annual Meeting this November. Check back often!

Event FCNL House Parties 

September 23, 2017 Around the Country

Spend a couple of hours with friends finding new motivation and inspiration for the work ahead. We'll broadcast a special training from Washington, DC, and you'll connect with other FCNL advocates in your area.

Update The Quaker Welcome Center Takes Shape 

Steel in the Ground

In recent months, the FCNL office has been noisier than usual, with the sounds of rumbles, bangs, and crashes adding to the usual hum of conversation. The extra noise, coming from the renovation work next door, is a source of gratitude.

Update Minute By Baltimore Yearly Meeting as to Consideration of U.S. Renewed Military Action Against North Korea 

Baltimore Yearly Meeting (“BYM”) of the Religious Society of Friends (“Quakers”) urges U.S. leaders to resist any temptation to a military strike against North Korea.

Statement Faithful Budget 

As communities of faith, we respect and care for one another as a sacred imperative that expresses our endeavor to "love our neighbor as ourselves." But American society as a whole is called to be a place where we delight in the value of each and every person and gladly accept a mutual responsibility for one another's wellbeing.