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Children's Meeting Programs
The Children and JYF Coordinators and Committee are working to develop sessions to share with children. We are also gathering resources we have found that can support these and other sessions. We will be uploading more resources over coming months, so please check back here and let us know if you have any great resources we can add to this collection.
- September 2020
Online Children’s Meetings for Worship
Fourth Sunday of every month (except December)
Daylight savings timing:
WA: 9 am
NT/SA: 11:30 am
QLD: 11 am
NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS: 12:00 midday
NZ: 2 pm
For zoom details, email the Children and JYF coordinators.
September - Elizabeth Fry
October - George Fox
November - Different kinds of quiet
December - no meeting
January - Acknowledging Country
Journeys in the spirit: A UK based resource providing materials for adult Quakers working with children aged 5 to 12 in Quaker Meetings, all age events, residential gatherings and camps. It offers well thoughts out activities and ideas for facilitating discussion and reflection on a different topics. A new booklet is available every month and it is free by subscription (both email and hard copy are available.) Examples of the activities and discussion points are included below. Please go to to find out more and to subscribe.
Quaker speak: A short video looking at how Quakers support children's spirituality
Friends general conference: There are some great resources for working with children and building multi-generational communities on the Friends General Conference website.
Peace education resources: the website for Quakers in the UK has lots of
- Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints: a book for children about diverse people, such as Bayard Rustin and Rumi, making a difference.