All Videos Tagged community (QuakerQuaker) - QuakerQuaker 2020-08-12T15:04:04Z http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/video/listTagged?tag=community&rss=yes&xn_auth=no A Few Good Quakers tag:www.quakerquaker.org,2009-08-22:2360685:Video:14814 2009-08-22T22:47:35.915Z Andrew Swartley Cohen http://www.quakerquaker.org/profile/AndrewSwartleyCohen <a href="http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/a-few-good-quakers"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1509223455?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Bridge Film Festival 2004 Judges Choice Award Documentary Middle School Division <a href="http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/a-few-good-quakers"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1509223455?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Bridge Film Festival 2004 Judges Choice Award Documentary Middle School Division The Quaker Way / Baltimore YM tag:www.quakerquaker.org,2009-08-17:2360685:Video:14188 2009-08-17T00:17:56.377Z QuakerQuaker http://www.quakerquaker.org/profile/QuakerQuaker <a href="http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/the-quaker-way-baltimore-ym"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1509225621?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>I'm clerk of our meeting so there are a lot of duties that come with that. But the duties are such privilege. Since we have no formal leadership, everyone takes leadership and everyone is equal. It gives me a chance in our meeting to find the gifts in others and help to empower them. We've been able to start a peace and justice center and take off on all kinds of projects that I… <a href="http://www.quakerquaker.org/video/the-quaker-way-baltimore-ym"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1509225621?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I'm clerk of our meeting so there are a lot of duties that come with that. But the duties are such privilege. Since we have no formal leadership, everyone takes leadership and everyone is equal. It gives me a chance in our meeting to find the gifts in others and help to empower them. We've been able to start a peace and justice center and take off on all kinds of projects that I think if I didn't have that Friends community and we weren't together, these would be wishes in my head: why doesn't the world do this, why doesn't the world do that. Complaints against society as opposed to opportunities to really make peace.<br /> <br /> I'm so glad that over these last 17 years I've found Quakers. At 62 years old, I feel like a kid in a spiritual candy shop where each day there are new discoveries and learnings, things I never would have imagined if I hadn't had a chance to open myself up to Spirit in the way that worshiping with Friends allows.<br /> <br /> <b>From <a href="http://www.bym-rsf.org/">Baltimore Yearly Meeting's</a> new <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/BYMQTube">QTube Channel</a></b>