Schedule

LOWER COLUMBIA WORSHIP GROUP

December 2017

Schedule

Meeting for Worship gathers at 3:00 pm each Sunday at the Ilwaco Community Center,

            158 First Avenue North, Ilwaco, WA  98624

Sunday Dec 3rd :

Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Presentation: Quaker speak videos

How Quakerism Began

How Did Quakers Come to North America?

 Sunday Dec 10th:

Meeting for worship at 3:00 to 3:45 pm followed by
Discussion: Quaker History, followed by

Social gathering for dinner at SALT restaurant, 147 Howerton Ave, Ilwaco, WA

Sunday Dec 17th:

Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm followed by Meeting for Business Topic: TBD

Sunday Dec 24th:    

Meeting for Worship at 3:00 to 3:45 pm followed by Quaker Conversation

Sunday Dec 31st       

Meeting for Worship at 3:00  to 3:45 pm followed by Open Conversation.

Queries on Quaker Education

What we are doing as a Meeting:
What is our Meeting’s role in the life and support of Friends’ Quaker education?

What help do we provide for the people in our Meeting to pursue the information they seek?

Personal Queries:
How can I support Quaker history education in my Meeting or Worship Group?

How do I best show encouragement and support for others?

November, 2017

Schedule

Sunday Nov 5th :    Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Presentation: Quakerspeak videos

Quaker Decision Making Consensus

Discernment

Sunday Nov 12th:   Meeting for worship at 3:00 pm followed by

Discussion: Discernment

Followed by social gathering for dinner at SALT, 1st floor, 147 Howerton Ave, Ilwaco, WA

Sunday Nov 19th:  Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm followed by

Meeting for Business Topic: TBD

Sunday Nov 26th:    Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm followed by

                                      Quaker Conversation

Queries on Discernment

What we are doing as a Meeting:

What do we understand “divine guidance” and “discernment” to mean? 

How do We experience divine guidance and discernment in our lives and in our life as a Meeting?

What are we, as Friends, being called to do or to be in the world at this time?

Personal Queries

Am I open to new light, from whatever source it may come?

Do I approach new ideas with discernment?

OCTOBER 2017

Meeting Schedule

Sunday Oct. 1st : Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm followed by
Presentation: Quakerspeak videos
Sunday Oct. 8th: Meeting for worship at 3:00 pm followed by Discussion:
Becoming Quaker
Sunday Oct. 15th: Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm followed by
Meeting for Business Topic: Support of local social
programs.
Sunday Oct. 22nd: Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm followed by
Quaker Conversation
Sunday Oct. 29th: Meeting for Worship at 3:00 pm potentially followed by
social gathering for dinner. Location TBD.

Queries on Becoming Quaker

Advices and queries are not a call to increased activity by each individual Friend but a reminder of the insights of the Society.

Within the community there is a diversity of gifts. We are all therefore asked to consider how far the advices and queries affect us personally and where our own service lies.

What we are doing as a Meeting:

Is there opportunity in our Meeting to share the excitement of religious discovery?

Do all people in our Meeting receive our loving care and encouragement to share in the life of our Meeting, and to live as Friends? Do we truly welcome newcomers and include them in our Meeting community?

Personal Query:

Am I ready to offer assistance as part of my religious community serving its members? Am I equally willing to accept graciously the help of others?

 

 

 

 

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