Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) nurtures community among Quaker religious educators. The QREC studio is an online collection of customizable religious education resources supporting Quaker faith formation, community building, and outreach. The QREC Faith at Home webpage offers resources for faith formation within family life. QREC Africa is recording oral histories of African Friends who have shaped Quakerism. Stories are archived at QREC Africa headquarters and Friends Theological College. A series of online workshops by Friends from Bolivia, Kenya, and the United States comprised the 2021 QREC virtual conference with topics such as design of resources for teens, new growth from religious education roots, oral histories, and nurturing Quaker faith in teens. QREC hosted online Conversation Circles on World Quaker Day, addressing youth faith formation through action, parent support, faith at home, and child safety in meetings. They supported Canadian Friends in exploring Conversation Circles to gather in Spirit from far-flung places. Valiant Together: RE Support During COVID-19, a Facebook group, sustains the Quaker religious education community through the pandemic with articles, resources, and creative ways to connect Friends online.
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