When Ayesha Imani found Quakers, she knew this was where she belonged. But she also felt limited by the culture she perceived in Quaker meeting—that is until she tried worshiping with other Quakers of African descent.
During a lunch counter protest in 1960, a white supremacist threatened to stab David Hartsough with a knife. What David said to his would-be attacker was the last thing the man was expecting, and it transformed the situation.
When Quakers get together it can sometimes feel like we’re speaking our own language, which can be confusing for newcomers. Here’s a quick guide to some of the words that have special meaning for Friends.
We’re back from our break! And we have a few announcements.
John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and the inventor of the index fund, died yesterday at the age of 89. In this video from 2017, he talks about the how inspirational Quaker values were in his life and work.
2018 has been a great year for QuakerSpeak! We posted 34 videos this year, and passed 2 million views. This week, we are taking a look back at the year’s videos and counting down the #Top5 fan-favorites*. #5 Many viewers were compelled by the story of this group of Philadelphia Quakers who decided to protest mountaintop removal, with a specific …
Today, we’re celebrating five years of QuakerSpeak and another major milestone: 2 million views!
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.