Reading Quaker Faith & Practice Chapter 2: Approaches to God – Worship & Prayer This chapter is one that most Quakers I’ve spoken to have dipped into. Not surprisingly ‘Quakers and God’ is a continually popular Quaker Quest session. There are four sections Experience and nature of worship Silent Waiting Prayer Meeting for Worship and
Articles and thoughts inspired by the current Quaker book of discipline: Quaker Faith & Practice.
All area meetings in Britain have been invited to nominate a Friend to participate in the ‘Reading Quaker faith & practice‘ conference at Woodbrooke, 22nd to 24th April 2016. The conference will provide an opportunity to: Learn from one another’s experience of participating in the Reading Quaker faith & practice programme so far. Gain ideas
After all the long term struggles to get banners on Friends House with Camden council, I have so enjoyed seeing them go up – temporarily and now permanently. Such a good form of outreach and of brightening up the neighbourhood. Lovely to see them as I exit Euston station. 23.13 Seeking to live at all
23.32 is one of my favourite passages – Ursula Franklin talks about the her enjoyment of sitting in silence at the beginning of meeting knowing that everything can happen. It always makes me think of an encounter with a homeless ex-catholic priest while volunteering at the Quaker Centre at Friends House. A large part of
This chapter is the first in the calendar to read through. It contains the following sections: Faith in Action Corporate Responsibility Social Responsibility – poverty and house; slavery; torture; discrimination and disadvantage The Individual and the Community – work and economic affairs; education Friends and state authority – conscription; crime and punishment Fifteen passages have
This chapter is the first in the calendar to read through. It contains the following sections: Youth – six passages Knowing & accepting ourselves – fourteen passages Living a full life – six passages Creativity – sixteen passages Getting older – five passages Death – ten passages Suffering and healing – fourteen passages There are
From October 1st 2015 until April 2017, alongside many others, I will be taking part in a group reading through of Quaker Faith & Practice (Qf&P). I’m taking part in both on-line groups and discussions – plus a physical discussion group in my local meeting. I’ll share some of my thoughts and discoveries here too and