When Quakers have a tough decision to make, we help each other listen by holding a clearness committee.
This summer we traveled to New England Yearly Meeting and asked Quakers from all over the region: how does your meeting do outreach? How do you welcome newcomers?
If you claimed conscientious objector status, would a draft board believe you? Curt Torell of Quaker House has some tips for making sure they do.
Not every Quaker meeting has a paid pastor, but some have found it helpful. Margaret Webb, pastor of New Garden Meeting in North Carolina, explains her role.
How do Friends support one another in discernment? Sometimes, it involves gathering in a Quaker clearness committee.
Quakers talk about following our “leadings.” But what is a leading? What does it feel like to have one?
The practice of Quakerism doesn’t just take place on Sunday morning. Many of us have spiritual disciplines that we carry throughout the week. Patricia McBee explores the Quaker disciplines that address this need.
When Quakers are faced with difficult choices, we have a tool for that.
Young Adult Friends are often transitory and sometimes don’t return to Quakerism. So how can they stay engaged?
Arthur Larrabee teaches a popular workshop on Quaker clerking and how to facilitate Quaker decision making. In this week’s video, we asked him what advice he has for future clerks.