Swanage Meeting has an average of 7-10 attending every 2nd & Last Sunday in the Month.
Quakers use a book entitled Quaker Faith & Practice. ‘The book’s great strength is that it achieves its purpose of expressing the ‘soul’ of the Quakers…’ It includes Advices and Queries; a section that is also published in its own right and is given out freely. We try to choose one of the 42 Advices and Queries each week to ponder upon. This week, No. 17 was chosen:
Do you respect that of God in everyone though it may be expressed in unfamiliar ways or 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, try to sense where they come from and what has nourished the lives of others. Listen patiently and seek the truth which other people’s opinions may contain for you. Avoid hurtful criticism and provocative language. Do not allow the strength of your convictions to betray you into making statements or allegations that are unfair or untrue. Think it possible that you may be mistake.
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LIBRARY: We now have interesting Quaker books available to borrow. Please contact Bonnie on 01929 425740
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NOTICES & DATES TO REMEMBER:
Oversight Meeting: Sunday 14 January 2018 at The Rectory Classroom after MfW if a meeting is needed, all Friends welcome to attend.
House Group: Wednesday, 10 January 2018 at Debby Monkhouse’s hone for 3.00pm. We will be looking at QF&P Chapter 27. All Friends welcome to attend.