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Gospel Order—Setting Limits

A checklist of questionable behaviors in meeting

A guide intended to help clarify the role of eldership in the meeting.

Meeting for worship

Gospel Order

Eldering as Giveaway

I remember my mother in her seventies, looking into the mirror while getting ready to go off to one of our lunches, turning to me in exasperation, biting out the words, “getting old is ugly!” And me, nearly forty, reassuring her this was not so. 1,220 more words

Zeke the Elder (not a comic book character)

My son suggested I try out a Quaker “Friends” meeting.  This is weirder than it might seem. His dad is a non-practicing (occasional bar mitzvah or wedding attender) Jew and I am a lapsed Berean.   259 more words


Sabiduría en Acción - Wisdom in Action

APRENDIZAJE MUTUO: Nos comprometemos a aprender tanto unos de otros como tengamos para dar. No importa la edad que tengamos, siempre somos vulnerables a lo que está fuera de nuestro propio sistema limitado de creencias.

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Leadership - Liderazgo

Quaker-pocalypse—Advancement: Fellowship

When newcomers come to a meeting, the first thing they encounter is the culture of the meeting, the way it feels and the way it operates. 753 more words


Quaker-pocalypse—Advancement and Worship

In my first post on Quaker-pocalypse and Advancement, I said that, to advance Quakerism we needed three things: a vital religious life, a message, and vehicles for outreach. 816 more words