Quaker Beliefs: Featured Groups

Quaker Beliefs: All Groups (68)

  • Liberal Quakers

    261 members Latest Activity: 10th month 18 Liberal Friends practice waiting worship and emphasize community and the authority of the Inner Light over specific faith statements. Tag: liberal

  • Plainness & Simplicity

    239 members Latest Activity: 2nd month 24 Some Friends have recently been dubbed the "New Plain" for their experimentation with Quaker plainness and simplicity. Tag: plain

  • Christianity

    189 members Latest Activity: 5th month 2 Discussions on the Quaker understanding of Christianity and our relations with the Christian world. Tag: christianity

  • Conservative Friends

    178 members Latest Activity: 6th month 5 Conservative Friends who follow the classic Quaker understandings of faith and practices. Tag: conservative

  • Convergent Friends

    164 members Latest Activity: 3rd month 2, 2019 A movement seeking a deeper understanding of our Quaker heritage and a more authentic community life. Tag: convergent

  • Quaker Books

    129 members Latest Activity: 2nd month 24 Share your favorite Quaker books, start book reading groups and find Friends who share your love of reading. Tag: books

  • Friends and the Bible

    105 members Latest Activity: 5th month 2 Friends and fellow seekers discuss the Bible and its role in their spiritual life. Tag: bible

  • Sexuality/ LGBT

    97 members Latest Activity: 1st month 25 Issues of gender and sexuality and the controversies over same sex relationships that divide many Friends. Tag: sexuality

  • Quaker Vegetarians

    77 members Latest Activity: 2nd month 27, 2018 "Thou shalt not kill" does not apply to murder of one's own kind only, but to all living beings; and this Commandment was inscribed in the human…

  • Seekers

    70 members Latest Activity: 6th month 5 Resources for those new to Friends. Includes accounts of convincement. Tag: seekers

  • Green Earthcare

    60 members Latest Activity: 10th month 12, 2016 Many Friends are concerned about environmental issues: sustainable living, local food production, etc. Tag: green

  • Online Quaker Studies

    57 members Latest Activity: 7th month 13 This group shares information about what's available in online Quaker learning for adults, and what online Quaker learning for adults could be.

  • Peace and Witness

    55 members Latest Activity: 7th month 13 Quakers have a well-earned reputation for social justice and Christian witness. Tag: witness

  • Family Life

    48 members Latest Activity: 4th month 27, 2014 Blog posts about issues of Quaker parenting, family life and issues of aging. Tag: parenting

  • Quaker Ministry

    44 members Latest Activity: 2nd month 8, 2017 Quaker ministry community, resource guide and discussion board. What happens at Friends worship and how do we let our lives preach. Tag: ministry

  • Clearness & Discernment

    43 members Latest Activity: 3rd month 23, 2017 Blog posts that deal with issues of divine guidance: decision-making, holy obedience and personal stories of coming under the Spirit's sway. Tag:…

  • Ohio Yearly Meeting

    42 members Latest Activity: 7th month 22, 2018 Photo: Stillwater Meeting House, near Barnesville. Tag: ohioym

  • Blogging

    40 members Latest Activity: 7th month 23, 2014 New blogs from Friends and sites that deserve to be re-noticed! Tag: blogs

  • Diversity (Race, Class, Gender, etc.)

    39 members Latest Activity: 8th month 19, 2016 Blogs that talk about all the various types of diversity as related to Friends: race, class, age and gender to name a few. Tag: diversity

  • Music and the Arts

    37 members Latest Activity: 10th month 14, 2018 Historically Friends worried that music and the arts could serve as spiritual distractions but today many are involved in the arts. Share you work,…

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Diane Kerchner liked QuakerQuaker's group Plainness & Simplicity
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Diane Kerchner liked William F Rushby's discussion Recapturing Initiative for Conservative Friends
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Rainer Möller posted a blog post

Quakers unto the Civil War

My personal impression is that Quakers, like all abolitionists, enthusiastically took part in the…See More
10th month 19
Rainer Möller replied to William F Rushby's discussion 'Two Narratives in American Society'
"Following this review Macaes' seems to say that before our times, when "Liberalism"…"
10th month 19
William F Rushby replied to Howard Brod's discussion 'Why do Liberal Friends not Record Ministers or Spiritual Gifts?' in the group Liberal Quakers
"I think there is a relatively small elite at the top of the power structure of unprogrammed…"
10th month 18
Forrest Curo replied to Howard Brod's discussion 'Why do Liberal Friends not Record Ministers or Spiritual Gifts?' in the group Liberal Quakers
"The main Quaker hierarchy today are those who learn to manipulate "Quaker Process"."
10th month 18
Keith Saylor commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'In the Life itself the need for prophets and prophecies is fulfilled.'
"Your testimony to the witness of immanent power and presence of the inshining Light and Life is a…"
10th month 18
Karl Malchut liked QuakerQuaker's group Liberal Quakers
10th month 17

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