When we polled newcomers to Quaker meetings, these were the 8 most frequently asked questions they had about Quaker worship when they first walked through the doors of a meetinghouse. Find out about Quakers in PA, DE, NJ and MD.
When it comes to engaging with the world, Quakers have a saying: “Let your life speak.” What does that look like for us as citizens concerned about the policies of the federal government? Join FCNL’s powerful advocacy to build a better world.
For Quakers, the word “elder” can mean several different things. As Elaine Emily explains, none of them have anything to do with age.
Interested in joining a Quaker Meeting? Here’s how to become a member.
When Carter Nash decided to take seriously the Bible verse “God is love,” it changed everything.
Quakers believe that if we want to hear God, we need to listen.
Early in our history, Quakers were successful in business because of our integrity. In a field dominated by dishonest and manipulative practices, Quakers’ simplicity and honesty was a breath of fresh air. Could the same approach work today in politics?
In order to have a healthy relationship with God, Quaker author Phil Gulley says that we must first unlearn what we’ve been taught.
Responsible investing doesn’t just mean screening out gambling, drugs and weapons. As the investment manager for over 390 Quaker organizations, Friends Fiduciary also does something called “shareholder advocacy”—talking with companies about how they can be more just, peaceful and equitable in their business practices.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and QuakerSpeak gathered a group of new Quakers and asked what led them to try being Quaker. Here’s what they said.