Liberal Quakers

Liberal Friends practice waiting worship and emphasize community and the authority of the Inner Light over specific faith statements. Tag: liberal

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Latest Activity: 10th month 18, 2020

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A phenomenon of the late 19th century, liberal Friends currently form about 20 percent of the global Quaker population. Meetings for worship among liberal Friends are unprogrammed and monthly meetings are generally permissive in terms of belief, tending to be liberal in their politics. [Adapted from the Historical Dictionary of Friends.]

Discussion Forum

Why do Liberal Friends not Record Ministers or Spiritual Gifts?

Started by Howard Brod. Last reply by William F Rushby 10th month 18, 2020. 20 Replies

Some Thoughts on Meeting Committee Structure

Started by Scott Martin. Last reply by Matthew Callow 1st month 12, 2020. 7 Replies

The Earliest Quakers and liberal Quakerism

Started by Howard Brod. Last reply by Forrest Curo 10th month 30, 2018. 22 Replies

What Life in the Spirit Looks Like

Started by Howard Brod 6th month 25, 2017. 0 Replies

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Comment by Stephanie Stuckwisch on 2nd mo. 9, 2011 at 10:49pm

Amy, there is a North End Worship Group under the care of University Friends (UFM). I don't have any details on when or where they meet. You could try contacting UFM. You can Google them to find their website.

Comment by Anna Blaine on 2nd mo. 9, 2011 at 1:52pm
Thanks Amy. I've been reading about the Society of Friends for months and just started attending Meeting. I'm looking forward to learning more and getting active in the community.
Comment by AMY ADAMS SQUIRE on 2nd mo. 9, 2011 at 1:40pm
Comment by AMY ADAMS SQUIRE on 2nd mo. 8, 2011 at 10:50pm
Hi, Stephanie. Thanks for your reply. I actually live in Lynnwood. Any meetings for worship or group gatherings northward? Blessings. FRIENDSAM
Comment by Stephanie Stuckwisch on 2nd mo. 8, 2011 at 10:41pm

I live in Seattle.

There are 4 liberal meetings in the area. My meeting - Salmon Bay - located in the Phinney neighborhood. University Friends Meeting, South End Meeting and Eastside Meeting.You'd be welcome at any of them.

I can give you more contact information if you like.

Comment by AMY ADAMS SQUIRE on 2nd mo. 8, 2011 at 2:59pm
Hi. I'm new to the Friends and liberal Quakers. I'm a lesbian, a libertarian, and also an Episcopalian. I live in Seattle. Do I have any neighbors among the liberal friends? Blessings. FRIENDSAM
Comment by David Carl on 6th mo. 8, 2010 at 5:07pm
Welcome to QQ Paula. Glad to hear you are led to membership. Friends faith and practice have powerfully taken hold in my life; glad to hear you are feeling it to!

Comment by Paula Roberts on 6th mo. 8, 2010 at 3:13pm
Hello everyone. I've just joined QuakerQuaker. I've been an attender for years (FGC) and have recently begun the change to member. I'm really feeling the Friends lately.
Comment by John George Archer on 5th mo. 19, 2010 at 12:30pm
Just joined. Hello.
Comment by Steve Horvath on 5th mo. 19, 2010 at 12:15pm
Looking forward to the retreat.

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