Sitting in silence with a group of people every week can be an intimate experience. How do Quaker worship spaces encourage that?
How do you know when to stand up and speak out of the silence in Quaker worship? We asked 9 Quakers how to know when you have a message that needs to be shared.
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.
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.
Quakers believe that if we want to hear God, we need to listen.
Some say that going for a walk in the woods is a spiritual practice, but what’s the point? According to Doug Gwyn, early Quaker writings teach that in order to understand our place in Earth’s ecosystem, we are called to reach out and connect to the nonverbal world.
After the Pulse Nightclub shooting in 2016, Friends at Orlando Meeting called for a special worship. Later they learned that Quakers from all over the world had joined them.
As a lifelong Quaker, Arthur Larrabee was frustrated that he couldn’t answer the question, “What do Quakers believe?” So he set out to do just that.
Sometimes the most challenging parts of our faith tradition end up being the most rewarding. According to Lloyd Lee Wilson, it takes a commitment.