Discover Friends! The Religious Society of Friends began in the 17th century in England, and today over 81,000 Quakers live and worship in the United States and Canada. We believe that every person is loved by the Divine Spirit. We are Quakers of all ages, education backgrounds, races, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, and classes. Everyone is welcome among Friends.
Discover Quaker spirituality and practice through the resources on this page.
Looking for opportunities to worship with Friends and go deeper in your Quaker journey?
- Check out online worship with FGC and additonal Quaker organizations
- Explore new spiritual practices and participate in virtual eRetreats through the Spiritual Deepening Program
Quakers practice a religion of experience, a contemporary, simple, and radical faith. Quakers are also called Friends.
See our answers to the frequently asked questions people have about Quakers and the Quaker way.
Come to this page for a couple of articles you can read in 10-15 minutes, or to see our list of recommended publications.
From our earliest days, Quakers have asked one another, "What canst thou say?" In this section, see how Quakers have expressed themselves on a variety of topics close to our hearts.
In this series of ten short videos, Friends speak from their experience about their faith and Quaker practice.