Supporting Quaker communities

Climate Crisis, Faith and Witness Reading Group

4th January 2021 - 28th February 2021

This is an opportunity to read or re-read texts about the climate crisis and discuss them in small groups. Over 8 weeks we will look at: Costing not less than everything, Pam Lunn, Swarthmore Lecture 2011 – this lecture was part of a process of reflecting on how Quakers should work towards sustainability that led…

£36.00
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Trusting the Spirit: understanding discernment

11th January 2021 - 7th February 2021

What do we mean by discernment? How do Friends make well-grounded personal and group decisions? This course will look at individual discernment in daily life, at individual discernment in community at times of life change or in testing concerns, and at corporate discernment through meeting for worship for business. You will be enabled to know…

£54.00
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Spiritual Nurture and Pastoral Care in Quaker Meetings

18th January 2021 - 28th February 2021

This six-week online course will help all those responsible for eldership, oversight, pastoral care and similar roles to gain understanding and confidence – whatever the system in their meeting. We will explore how we can provide pastoral care and spiritual nurture in Quaker meetings as well as looking at worship, community, caring and leadership N.B….

£115.00
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How Do Quakers Talk About God?

19th January 2021 - 19th January 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

God, the Light, the Spirit, or whatever you call it – what do Quakers call it, and why? This session will introduce central ideas in liberal Quaker theology by looking at the ways in which British Quakers talk about God. We will explore the idea that it is possible to make lists of synonyms, and…

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Being a Quaker Clerk – Intensive

22nd January 2021 - 24th January 2021

This online course is for new or prospective clerks with little or no experience of Quaker clerking. It covers the clerk’s role before, during and after a Meeting for Worship for Business. We also consider why we use our particular way of making decisions in our meetings, including how we can do this online. We…

£65.00
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Thinking Together for Fellowship and Fun

28th January 2021 - 11th March 2021

Through this course you will become part of a ‘community of enquiry’ using the Philosophy for Communities (P4C) method. P4C encourages creative, critical, collaborative and caring thinking to bring people together for lively discussions about ideas, grounded in lived experience, that enable different views to be heard. Through four live sessions, we will think together…

£54.00
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Being a Quaker Clerk

22nd February 2021 - 4th April 2021

This online course is for new or prospective clerks with little or no experience of Quaker clerking. The five modules cover the clerk’s role before, during and after a Meeting for Worship for Business. We also consider why we use our particular way of making decisions in our meetings, including meeting online. We will focus…

£115.00
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