Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
We Friends are often perceived as a negative lot. Asked what we believe, we tend to reply with a string of negatives. We are against credal formulations, against doctrinal dogmas as conditions of membership, against priestly hierarchy, against…
Nontheism among Friends
Conference of the Nontheist Friends Network at Woodbrooke, March 9-11 2012
MINUTE AND EPISTLE
One year after its formation, 95 members and supporters of the Nontheist Friends Network from all over Britain met as Friends together at Woodbrooke for the Network’s inaugural conference and first annual general meeting.
In plenary sessions, break-out groups, workshops and worship we reflected on what it means to live…Continue
In meeting for worship we have the THE SOLID GROUND beneath our feet and thats where we can meet in a human state and spirit of equality.
I find meaning and sustenance as a Quaker because of how we meet, wait and listen together. And also through where we could be heading together.
I understand where we Quakers come from; informed by English, Judeo Christian ethics and culture. As I am. From their beginnings, Quakers were inspired to…
Today at Nailsworth Meeting, Gloucestershire, following our all age meeting, there was a 2nd all age meeting of census refusers and supporters. We met to hear what support is needed for the 7 Friends who have refused the census because of our peace testimony and also to hear how Friends who returned the form wish to support and act now. Many Friends came to find out more about the…