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Quaker meeting for worship

Douglas V. Steere

Quaker meeting for worship

by Douglas V. Steere

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Published by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quakers -- Religious life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Douglas V. Steere.
    ContributionsSociety of Friends. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19963326M

    A Book of Discipline may refer to one of the various books issued by a Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, setting out what it means to be a Quaker in that Yearly common name for this book varies from one Yearly Meeting to another and includes Book of Discipline, Faith and Practice, Christian Faith and Practice, Quaker Faith and Practice, Church Government and. While Meeting for Worship is largely a period of stillness, Friends may feel a call from the Spirit to speak. From experience we know that revelation is ongoing. The divine power—which Friends might call the Inner Light, the Spirit of Christ, the Living God, or the Divine Presence—continues to work at guiding, healing, and transforming the.

    Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, Chapter Six "MONTHLY MEETING NAME" The Index assumes that the user understands the typical functions of a Quaker monthly meeting for business as well as the larger bodies such as yearly meetings and quarterly s the authority to grant membership and conduct marriages (and the responsibility to maintain records of those actions) best. The Charleston Friends Meeting is a member of the Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association, which is affiliated with Friends General Conference. Meeting for Worship Sunday at 10 a.m. -- but check our current calendar for special events.

    Quaker meeting for worship. As we can’t see what goes on in other people’s minds during meeting, we have used images from a garden to illustrate its different aspects. This book can be used as a starting point for conversation between children and adults, and also as a focus to help children settle and centre during meeting for worship. Eno Friends Meeting of Hillsborough. 71 likes 1 talking about this 1 was here. We are an unprogrammed Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, in Hillsborough, NC.5/5(2).


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Quaker meeting for worship by Douglas V. Steere Download PDF EPUB FB2

How to Attend a Meeting for WorshipQuakers begin worship by entering quietly and finding a seat in the meetinghouse.

As the faith of Friends rests on the belief that each of us has that of God within, we gather in prayerful silence with neither clergy nor liturgy. Stillness is an integral part of the meeting for worship as all of us try to center in the gathering silence and.

A meeting for worship usually lasts for an hour. In Quaker worship there are no ministers or creeds. We first gather together in silence to quiet our minds – we don't have set hymns, prayers or sermons. In the stillness we open our hearts and lives to new insights and guidance.

Sometimes we are moved to share what we discover with those present. Meeting for Worship at Pendle Hill. Our daily meeting for worship, a gathering based in silence, is central to life at Pendle Hill.

We invite you to join us, whatever your beliefs, convictions, and experiences. Our form of worship reflects the Quaker belief that direct experience of God is possible for everyone, without any ritual or intermediary.

Eastside Friends Meeting is a Quaker meeting in Bellevue, Washington. Meeting for worship - Sunday mornings, a.m.

We are Quakers in the "unprogrammed" tradition. We worship in silence, knowing that the Spirit of God is among us. Anyone present may sense a divine leading to share a brief message for others to reflect on. Meeting For Worship Meeting for Worship is a form of communion for Friends in which we gather in silence in order to enter a reality that "is always here within us and beside us, available to us as an invisble stream into which we can step at any time." (William Taber) Worship, then, is not something we do but is a state of consciousness which we enter which brings us into.

A meeting for worship is a practice of the Religious Society of Friends (or "Quakers") in many ways comparable to a church service. These services have a wide variety of forms, creating a spectrum from typical Protestant liturgy (one extreme of programmed worship) to silent waiting for the Spirit (called unprogrammed worship).

A Meeting for Worship may start with a query; something to think. As Friends, we are guided by our book of Faith and Practice, a publication in of New England Yearly Meeting of Friends.

A new book of Faith and Practice is currently being worked on which can be explored in more detail [Here]. Above all else, meeting for worship is the heart of every Friends meeting, including our own here in Westport. Let meeting for worship nourish your whole life." Having the book there in front of me meant I could just read it rather than needing to ask for it to be repeated.

Making connections. Towards the end the children joined us. After what seemed like a very short time, the meeting for worship ended. More than ever before I learned how Quaker worship is something to be treasured, a real act of sharing.

Nick Putz, The spiritual welfare of a meeting is greatly helped if its social life is vigorous, and its members take a warm personal interest in one another’s welfare.

Introduction Quaker meeting for worship ©. Quaker worship is designed to let God teach and transform the worshippers. Quakers call worship events meetings for.

Our Worship. Our Quaker Meeting is based on silence, a silence of waiting and listening. The silence is different from that of solitary meditation, as the listening and waiting in a Quaker Meeting is a shared experience in which worshippers seek to experience God for themselves.

On average, my tweets about the worship are retweeted ten to fifteen times, and my posts on Facebook to various Quaker groups are reposted five to ten times. The unique online format of this programmed meeting for worship offers Friends an opportunity for programmed Quaker worship wherever they are, and is connecting Friends around the world.

Meeting for worship for healing is a Quaker meeting for worship that differs from First‐day worship in that the clerk directs the attention of worshipers to the persons, concerns, and situations for which healing prayer has been requested.

Messages are welcomed. The Meeting for Worship lasts one hour. It will end with a welcoming handshake followed by sharing of personal joys and sorrows, introductions, and announcements.

There is a period of fellowship and refreshments afterward to which all are invited. What to Expect in Quaker Meeting for Worship (Video). Recommended THE AMAZING FACT OF QUAKER WORSHIP, George H. Gorman, Swarthmore Lecture,Friends Home Service Committee, London.

Recommended BEYOND MAJORITY RULE (VOTELESS DECISIONS IN THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS), Michael J. Sheeran, S.J., Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Religious Society of Friends, TWO New Online Program Opportunities. WEDNESDAY MORNING WORSHIP SHARING (via Zoom). Beginning April 15 th, we’ll be holding a series of 6 Worship Sharing Sessions on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

(PT). Quaker Center will provide queries. This weeks queries are in response to Pendle Hill Pamphlet #, LIVING IN DARK TIMES by Rex Ambler(See Quotes and Queries below). Worship is at the heart of the Quaker way. Below are resources to deepen this vital spiritual experience.

Helpful Resources & Toolkits Four Doors for Entering Meeting for Worship Waiting Worship and Quaker Values Enriching Meeting for Worship Helping Children and Teenagers Experience Quaker Worship Families and Meeting for Worship.

Those persons would, I believe, find in the Quaker silent meeting a form of worship in which they could “participate.” After about an hour someone in the meeting shakes hands with the person next to him or her, and the “rise” of the meeting has come.

Most of us linger and talk with one another for fifteen or twenty minutes before we leave. What to Expect in Quaker Meeting for Worship Maggie Harrison If you are going to go into Quaker Meeting for the first time, first of all, congratulations.

So you walk in, sit down, be quiet. What. He wrote the pamphlets Four Doors to Meeting for Worship and The Prophetic Stream, as well as the books Be Gentle, Be Plain, a History of Olney and The Eye of Faith, the History of Ohio Yearly Meeting.

Bill’s Pendle Hill pamphlets grew out of his awareness of a need for a more contemporary explanation of “what happens” in a Quaker meeting.

Today in Burlington Worship Group Those practicing Quakerism in the Burlington Meeting House do not form a large, official “Monthly Meeting” but rather a smaller, practicing “Worship Group.” They include adults and children, and have both a variety of spiritual beliefs and social and economic backgrounds.

They are LBGTQ-friendly.What you can expect in Quaker Meeting for Worship on Sunday morning: A guide for newcomers on the basics. Show Transcript and Discussion Questions Quaker Meeting for Worship Quaker Videos for Newcomers Season 1.

Comments Sue. 11/20/ at pm. Thank you so much for such a clear, concise description of Meeting for Worship!.Silent worship and the spoken word are both parts of Quaker ministry. The ministry of silence demands the faithful activity of every member in the meeting. As, together, we enter the depths of a living silence, the stillness of God, we find one another in ‘the things that .