Membership in a particular local meeting has long been what has made one officially a Friend. This model kept Quakers together in tight-knit geographic communities but its meaning and utility has shifted over time. Some Friends have questioned whether it's even a useful concept anymore
- What is the basis for membership in Religious Society of Friends the twenty-first century?
- Can one be considered a Quaker if they don't hold formal membership?
- What different models of membership are being developed?
- What distintion between members and longtime attenders is there in the modern Friends meeting?
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