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 (July 2018)

July 2018
Advice and Query
Advice:

Above all things take heed of judging one another, for in that ye may destroy one another, and leave one another behind, and drive one another away, back into the world, and eat out the good of one another…   so go in the Truth, answering it in every one in the inward parts and in the power of God…   in that is your life.

—  George Fox, Epistle 219 – 1662

 

Query:
How are we doing in our Meeting and individually, in living as a community that strives to forgo harmful judgements, and instead actively and creatively lift one another up into the power and presence of God (the Creative)?
 
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Announcement Highlights

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A memorial meeting for remembrance of Bob Atchley will be held at the meetinghouse on January 26 at 2:00 pm.   Lyrics of 3 songs that he presented at the Nov. 4 Program Hour are featured on the Friends’ Arts page

Chico Friends Meeting has established a special fund to receive donations for California’s Camp Fire.  To donate, send an email to the clerk of their meeting at janderson@csuchico.edu for details.

Avoid using scented products:   We strive to create a safe, scent-free meeting house.  To protect our chemically sensitive friends, please avoid scented products such as perfume, aftershave, lotions, many hair products, laundry soap, dryer sheets and fabric softeners.  See Safe Products for Chemically Sensitive People.

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

Upcoming Events

Sundays Dec. 2, 9, 23: Arts and Crafts Fair in the Fellowship room after rise of meeting.  Details here.

Sun. Dec. 16, 11:30 am:  Children’s Christmas program and Christmas potluck.

Sun. Dec. 23, noon – 1 pm:  Worship sharing — The meaning and spirit of Christmas, with Tom Bache-Wiig and Arlene Brownell.

Mon. Dec. 24, 5:30 pm:  Christmas Eve worship and carol sing.

Wed. Dec. 26, 6:30-8:30 pm:  Mid-week shared meal and worship.

Sun. Dec. 30, noon – 1 pm:  Meditative Music, by Carolyn Kuban (harp) and George Banks (cello).

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

To submit announcements and events:  Send information to announcements@boulderfriendsmeeting.org 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 encouraged 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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