Conservative Friends


Conservative Friends

Conservative Friends who follow the classic Quaker understandings of faith and practices. Tag: conservative

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Latest Activity: 3rd month 20

Conservative Quaker Resources

A Short History of Conservative Friends is a wonderful introduction to the origins of the Conservative Friends movement. It includes the 1912 Conservative Statement of Faith, which is about as close to an official definition that exists.

What do Conservative Friends Believe? from Michigan's Crossroads Friends Meeting is a useful contemporary description of one meeting's understanding of Conservative Quakerism.

Friends of Jesus is a group organizing a fresh mix of Conservative Quakerism and an outward-reaching progressive evangelical Christianity. is a lively outreach project from Stillwater Meeting in Ohio, with lots of pictures and a discussion board.

Wikipedia has a relatively good article on Conservative Friends.

Ohio Yearly Meeting, Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative and North Carolina Yearly Meeting Conservative are the three official Conservative yearly meetings. NCYMC publishes an occasional Journal available by PDF.

New Foundation Fellowship US and New Foundation Fellowship UK have traditional Quaker leanings and act as support networks for isolated Conservative Friends and seekers.

Discussion Forum

When is Ohio Yearly Meeting this year?

Started by Barbara Smith. Last reply by Ibo von Schubert 3rd month 20. 3 Replies

New Worship Group near Ithaca, NY

Started by Barbara Smith. Last reply by Madeleine Reidy 3rd month 17, 2018. 15 Replies

At peace with being isolated?

Started by Barbara Smith. Last reply by Christopher Hatton 3rd month 1, 2018. 12 Replies

A Thought Provoking Piece from Atlantic Monthly

Started by Keith Saylor 3rd month 24, 2014. 0 Replies

Friends Center of Ohio Yearly Meeting on Facebook!

Started by Barbara Smith 3rd month 8, 2014. 0 Replies

Featured Blog Posts

Meetups, Events, and Resources


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Comment by Richard B. Miller on 4th mo. 22, 2011 at 1:39pm

If you are near Atlanta, look for Mark Wukta of Atlanta Friends Meeting.  He's of like mind with us here in NCYMC.  


Comment by Micah Bales on 4th mo. 20, 2011 at 2:24pm

Glad this information was helpful, Dianne. Do let us know what you find!


In Truth and Love,



Comment by Dianne Vergos on 4th mo. 20, 2011 at 2:22pm
I do live in Georgia, so hopefully I will have the chance to visit them. Thank you very much.

And also thank you, Richard.
Comment by Micah Bales on 4th mo. 19, 2011 at 4:26pm

Hi, Dianne -


I don't know where you are in the Southeast, but in addition to NCYM-C Friends, I'd also encourage you to check out Chattahoochee Friends, near Atlanta, Georgia. My family and I had the chance to visit them this last Sunday, and it was a blessed time. A very special group of people!

Comment by Richard B. Miller on 4th mo. 19, 2011 at 3:40pm
You can find the list of our monthly meetings on our website
Comment by Dianne Vergos on 4th mo. 19, 2011 at 3:38pm
I attended Orange Grove Meeting in Pasadena for about 5 months and it was wonderful, but I have recently relocated to the Southeast. So I am fairly new to Quaker meetings, but I find it such a good fit for me. I'd like to find out where the North Carolina conservative groups are located.
Comment by Debrah on 2nd mo. 27, 2011 at 10:12am
Thank you for writing on this subject. To me it is an essential element which we need in place.

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