Bolton Quakers - why am I a Quaker?
Attending Meeting For Worship can feel like being strengthened and grounded. The silence at times draws me into an openness in which new truths can be received. It is a call to a different way of being, a way in which the testimonies may be lived out and that of God recognised in all. I don't think I could be anything else now. Testimonies - Ideals to which Quakers aspire and by which they try to live their lives. e.g. non- violence, simplicity.
Bolton Quakers - worship
Is based on gathering in quietness. In that quietness, we listen inwardly, seeking to find what some describe as the moving of the spirit, others might describe it as the leadings of God and others just the still centre at the heart of our being. Many other Quakers have described Quaker worship in their own words. At the bottom of this page are just a few links to places where you can read some of these descriptions. If you are wondering what God may be,. Looking for a purpose in life,. We shall not ask ...