Some of us met at the Bell Tower tonight- here they hoist the banner of hope.
Part of the history of Quakers is the development of Queries and Advices for exploring ideas together. These were recently shared by the Outreach Committee. What benefits, joys and supports do you receive from meeting? What personal efforts do you make to invite and welcome others to join in the Quaker experience? What subtle and non verbal signs […]
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Here is a Response from the Canadian Yearly Meeting to Call to Action #48. Click the link below to open the document to have full access to the resources that this letter links to. 2016 Friends Statement in response to Call to Action 48 Quaker Response on Call to Action #48 Truth […]
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has called all Canadian churches to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. But what does that mean? And how might it gift and challenge our relationships? Join us for 1 or 2 days of conversation as guest teachers Stan McKay and Jennifer Preston share what the Declaration […]
Winnipeg Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 60 Maryland St. Winnipeg R3G 1K7 14 February 2016 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, As the Winnipeg Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), […]
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This week’s Advice and Query: 19: Rejoice in the presence of children and young people in your meeting and recognise the gifts they bring. Remember that the meeting as a whole shares a responsibility for every child in its care. Seek for them as for yourself a full development of God’s gifts and the abundant […]
This week’s Advice and Query: 18: How can we make the meeting a community in which each person is accepted and nurtured, and strangers are welcome? Seek to know one another in the things which are eternal, bear the burden of each other’s failings and pray for one another. As we enter with tender sympathy […]
This week’s Advice and Query: 17: Do you respect that of God in everyone though it may be expressed in unfamiliar ways of be difficult to discern? Each of us has a particular experience of God and each must find the way to be true to it. When words are strange or disturbing to you, […]