Quaker Resources: Pastoral Care of Members

Print Resources on Pastoral Care

Print resources available from the FGC Quaker bookstore, quakerbooks.org, organized by topic.

For Marriage

  • NYYM pamphlet: Marrying Under the Care of the Meeting
  • A Quaker Marriage, Philadelphia YM; $0.40.
  • Friends and Weddings, Philadelphia YM; $0.40.
  • Committee Relationships, the Committee on Eldership and Oversight, Britain Yearly Meeting; $11.
  • Marriage Certificate Partially Pre-printed, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting; 17" x 28"; $20.
  • Marrying in Pittsburgh Friends Meeting: A Guide for Individuals, Couples, and the Meeting, Pittsburgh Monthly Meeting; $2.50.
  • Quaker Marriage, Edward Milligan; $8.50.

For Membership

  • A Quaker Path: A Spiritual Journey from Visitor to Attender to Member, the Membership Brochure Working Group, Western Quarterly Meeting of PhYM; $0.40.

Decision making, personal discernment

  • Clearness Committees and Their Use in Personal Discernment, Jan Hoffman; $0.60.
  • Clearness: Processes for Supporting Individuals & Groups in Decision-Making, Peter Woodrow.

Spiritual discernment

  • Spiritual Discernment: The Context and Goal of Clearness Committees, Patricia Loring; Pendle Hill Pamphlet #305; $6.50.

Pastoral Care of Members

  • A Quaker Theology of Pastoral Care: The Art of the Everyday, Zoe White; Pendle Hill Pamphlet #281; $6.50.
  • Grounded in God: Care and Nurture in Friends Meetings, Pat McBee, ed.; $15.95.
  • Patterns of Eldership and Oversigh, BrYM Committee on Eldership and Oversight; $12.50.
  • Out of the Silence: Quaker Perspective on Pastoral Care and Counseling, Bill Ratliff; $18.
  • Pastoral Care of Children and Young People, Committee on Eldership and Oversight, BrYM; $6.50.
  • The Spiritual Care Committee, The School of the Spirit Ministry; $4.
  • Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and their Families, Robert Albers, William Mellor, and Steven Thurber; $29.
  • Addressing Sexual Abuse in Friends Meetings, NEYM; $5.
  • Conflict in Meetings, Committee on Eldership and Oversight, BrYM; $11.
  • Funerals and Memorial Meetings, BrYM; $11.