Opening doors to Quaker worship

Paper Book, 1994



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Philadelphia, PA : Friends General Conference, c1994.

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Part I. Worship Inside the Door - creating the living silence, uses of children in Meeting for Worship, hearing my child speak, children's messages, children and the worshipping community, queries on Meeting's response to and responsibility for children, logistics for including children in Meeting for Worship, guidelines for behavior in meeting for worship, support from others in the meeting, welcoming children into community
Part II. Frameworks for Opening Doors - family worship, eternity in an hour, silent Sunday, worship sharing before meeting, intergenerational First Day School, First Day School sessions on worship, sessions starting in Meeting for Worship, faith development of children, junior Meeting for Worship, junior Meeting for Worship for Business
Part III. Keys for Opening Doors - centering exercises, guided meditations, building community in silence, prayer, listening, nature meditations, meditation and the creative process, uniquely Quaker, Bible meditations, prayer activities, gifts to make for others or yourself, community building activities, activities with natural objects, activities using symbols of light, games
Part IV. Opening Doors for Teens - teens and silent worship, Quaker worship at camp, teen gatherings, Young Friends' silent retreat, reflections and comments by Young Friends participants, journaling, worship sharing with Young Friends, sample meditations, guided meditations for older teens and adults, worship seeing to draw out gifts
Part V. Opening Doors Through a Lifetime - encountering the Bible, Lectio Divina, friendly Bible study, small groups as a way to spiritual growth, guidelines for convenant groups, spiritual friendships, learning to pray, the gathered meeting
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096209126X / 9780962091261

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