Reach Out and Welcome
We’re all responsible for welcoming newcomers. It's a committee of everybody.
Angela Hopkins, Northampton (MA) Friends Meeting
Does your meeting have something special to share? Quakers find joy and transformation in reaching out to their neighbors and offering a warm invitation into our worship and community experiences.
Below you will find resources to let newcomers know who you are and to prepare your meeting to receive and welcome them as active participants.
A two-page colorful pamphlet for with tips and queries for meetings seeking to welcome newcomers
A list of books and websites about outreach and welcome, recommended by NEYM’s Social Media Coordinator Kathleen Wooten
A twenty-two-page pamphlet by Casper ter Kuile and Angie Thurston unpacking what attracts Millennials to certain communities over others
This seven-page packet includes reflections and sample materials from one local meeting.
This is a nine-page collection of reflections, best practices, and sample materials for outreach geared towards families with young children.
Questions? Didn’t find what you were looking for?
Contact Nia Thomas, Quaker Practice and Leadership Facilitator, to begin a conversation.
We have something precious to offer the world.
Leslie Manning, Durham (ME) Friends Meeting