Week 1, Oct 8

What Is Quaker Worship?


  • Community building
  • Types of Prayer
  • A “covered meeting”
  • Discerning when to speak


  •   Quotes about Meeting for Worship from Robert Barclay, Caroline Stephen, William Taber, John Woolman, Anne Hosking, Lloyd Lee Wilson, Barry Morley, Marrianne McMullen, Violet Holdsworth, and Michael Sheeran.
  • The Gathered Meeting, by Thomas Kelley (on the Tract Association of Friends website).
  • Read Pendle Hill pamphlet #444, “The Gathered Meeting,” by Steven Davison (8 copies available in FMC library area)

Videos on Quaker Worship (short)