Christian Beginnings: an exploration for Quakers

An online course for meetings consisting of three, three hour modules

1. Early Christian experience

  • An opportunity to see and discuss experiences of the Spirit in early Christianity and the parallels there are with early Quaker experience

2. Jesus

  • What was at the heart of his teaching? What was he seeking to do? Why did he create such controversy? Why was he killed?

3. The Beginnings of the Church: survival and structure

  • Why were the Christians of the first century embroiled in so much conflict? How did the understanding of Jesus evolve? How did church structure come about?

Each module will include: a recorded talk, followed group discussion online for groups of 4-6 people with a simple guided structure and questions leading into a live session with Tim Ashworth. Individual time and breaks can be built into the programme.

Each module has been planned as a unit to be held over three hours but, if preferred, meetings may spread out the talk, group discussion, and live session over anything up to a two-week period. There is no requirement to book all three modules however they do need to be taken in order.


Woodbrooke Where You Are – History & Theology


Timothy Ashworth


3 Modules – each module includes:
1 hour Learning Materials
1-hour Group Activity Materials
1 x 1 hour live session via Zoom

Please enquire about in-person options

Fee: £160 per module; £300 whole course – online version

Book this group workshop by phoning us on 07935 601507 or via e-mail or fill in the enquiry form below:

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