Welcome to Boulder Friends Meeting!

1825 Upland Avenue, Boulder, Colorado 80304   [Map]  

Boulder Friends Meeting is part of the Religious Society of Friends (also known as Quakers).  Our meetings for worship are held in expectant silence, with no formal program or pastor.  Each worshiper seeks to listen to the spirit of God within.  If that spirit brings to any of us a message that seems clearly to speak to the condition of others, we may rise to give that message as vocal ministry.

As Friends we endeavor to translate our religious beliefs into everyday life, seeking to “let our lives speak.”  Simplicity, equality, integrity, and peace/nonviolence are ideals toward which we strive both in our lives and in the world.  Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we invite you to join us in silent worship and reflection.  All are welcome!   

 

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Advice and Query (February 2018)

February 2018
Advice and Query
Advice:
From Faith and Practice pg 123 — “The Religious Society of Friends is a community of people who strive to care for one another. Friends are advised to maintain love and unity, to avoid tale-bearing and detraction, and to settle differences promptly in a manner free from resentment and inward violence. Live affectionately as friends, entering with sympathy into the joys and sorrows of one another’s daily lives. Visit one another. Be ready to both give and receive help. Bear the burdens of one another’s failings; delight in one another’s strengths. Seek to know one another in the things that are eternal. Make the meeting a channel for God’s love and forgiveness.”

 

Query:
Worship Sharing Query: How do I listen to and take in the viewpoints of those who differ from me within Meeting?
 
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Announcement Highlights

Go to “All Announcements” for details and additional announcements

Join a Meeting committee!   On Sundays in February, sign up in the fellowship room to join committee(s) that interest you.  See Committees for descriptions.

John Huyler is featured in a recent New York Times article about him and 5 other junior military officers who became antiwar resisters during the Vietnam War. Bonus: a great picture of John with Long Hair.

Sanctuary:  Volunteer to help through giving time, money, or needed furniture. See announcements for details.

John Calvi, a Quaker healer, will give talks and a workshop at the meeting house, Feb. 23-25.

Green Faith Circle:  Boulder Meeting has agreed to become an institutional member of this group.

Opportunities to Serve:  See current volunteer opportunities in our community.

Childcare is now available for all meeting events held at the meeting house.

Upcoming Events

Fri. Feb. 23, 7 – 8:30 pm:  “Friends & Healing” talk by John Calvi.

Sat. Feb. 24, 10 am – 4 pm:  Workshops with John Calvi, “Energy Techniques” and “Life Map”.

Sun. Feb. 25, 12 noon:  Program Hour — John Calvi readings.

Wed. Feb. 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm:  Worship & Chat with the Clerk.

Sat. Mar. 10, 2-4 pm:  Book Group will discuss “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Sanders.

 

To submit announcements and events:  Send information to downton@q.com for inclusion in this space.

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Regular Sunday Events

Meeting for Worship: 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Visitors are welcome at either time. The early meeting usually has small attendance and little vocal ministry. The late meeting may be attended by up to 100 and has more vocal ministry.

First Day School (Sunday School) for Children and Youth: 10:15-11:15 a.m. Children are invited to join their families in meeting for worship from 10:00-10:15.

Childcare, Infant and Preschool: 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Informal Fellowship Time: 11:15-noon

Program Hour: 12 noon-1:00 p.m. Speakers or discussions are held after fellowship time on many Sundays. Meeting for Worship with a Concern for Business begins at noon on 2nd Sundays.

Information: clerk@boulderfriendsmeeting.org

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