In 2009, a small group of Quakers from Philadelphia decided to do something about climate change. Calling themselves the “Earth Quaker Action Team,” they took on one of the largest banks in the country. 5 years and 125 actions later, PNC Bank decided to change its policy of funding mountaintop removal coal mining. How did they do it?
Cadwallader, Milhous, Trueblood, Farlow, Sharpless, and Wilbur… what do they all have in common? They are all common historic Quaker names, remnants of a time when Quakers “married in” and families stayed Quaker for generations.
What do Quakers believe? As an experiential religion with no creed, there isn’t always an easy answer. We asked 26 Quakers, and the resulting conversations were powerful.
How do you know if your ancestors were Quakers? Here’s how to research your Quaker ancestry.
Is being a Quaker worth it? We asked 8 longtime Friends what keeps them coming to Meeting every Sunday. Help us produce Season 5!
Can you meditate in Quaker meeting for worship? According to these 5 Friends, having a meditation practice can be fine, even helpful. But it shouldn’t end there.
Why are Quakers called Quakers? Do they literally quake? We asked 15 modern Friends.
Think you might be a Quaker? Watch this video!
Politics is on our minds this week. Marge Abbott and Noah Merrill explore how Friends have been called to engage in the political conversation in the past and offer a vision for the future.
We talk with Friends from New England Yearly Meeting about how to deepen Quaker meeting for worship.