AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND -The Quaker Settlement


The Settlement is an intentional community based on Quaker values, situated on the northern outskirts of Whanganui, on the north island of New Zealand.

The Settlement has a residential seminar centre accommodating up to 40, and offers a different seminar program to New Zealand Quakers each year.   Sixteen homes surround the conference centre.  The seminar program can be found here.


ONLINE – Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham

Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, located in Birmingham, United Kingdom has web based courses available for Friends around the world.

Silver Wattle

AUSTRALIA – Silver Wattle Retreat and Conference Centre


Silver Wattle is in the state of New South Wales, Australia, near Canberra, and is owned and managed by a not-for-profit Quaker company.
The centre offers a program of courses and events each year.  Silver Wattle promotes social and religious education, witness and service, especially in the areas of peace/nonviolence, earthcare/sustainability, justice/equality, Aboriginal and interfaith wisdom.
Courses and events are available here.

INDIA – Friends Rural Centre, Rasulia

Rasulia is located on the edge of the city of Hoshanganbad, Madhya Pradesh.
Rasulia offers regular leadership seminars to Young Friends.
Rasulia builds bio sand water filters, inspired by the work of the United States Quaker organisation Friendly Water for the World.

AUSTRALIA – Quaker Learning Australia (QLA)

QLA is a committee of Australia Yearly Meeting and offers enrichment and support to Quakers by providing a wealth of resources on their webpage.


Pendle Hill

ONLINE – Pendle Hill Quaker Study Centre, Pennsylvania

Pendle Hill Quaker Study Centre located in Pennsylvania, United States has recently begun to offer on line courses.