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Clearwater Friends Meeting

Clearwater Friends Meeting is an “unprogrammed” Monthly Meeting associated with the Southeastern Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and Friends General Conference

Our weekly Meeting for Worship is held each First Day (Sunday) 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

We meet at the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation Hall at

1134 Douglas Avenue, Dunedin, FL 34698

 

Our Meeting accepts that not everyone has the same journey of faith, and that each of us may express our spiritual beliefs in different ways. You will find no written dogma, nor will you be asked to recite a prayer or sing a hymn that expresses someone else's belief. We strive to listen to the "still small voice within" for guidance in all our meetings.   

Quaker Meeting for Worship is a vibrant silence of waiting in expectancy. The silence is not an emptiness crying out to be filled, but a disciplined and contemplative openness to the Spirit of God. Our practice is to listen attentively to the harmony of the silent waiting and to the ministry that may arise from the silence. 

We value the testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community and equality. 

 

The first step to peace is to stand still in the Light....

George Fox, 1653

Meeting Times

10:00am - 11:00am

What's New

How one 18th century man helped Quakers bring an end to their enslaving others: read the story of Benjamin Lay as presented in the September 2017 issue of Smithsonian Magazine. Find it here: 

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has published guidance for professionals who work with people in post disaster situations. This list can be most helpful in general. The link is below. 

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Clearwater Friends Meeting is part of the Friends General Conference. To learn more about Quakers and Quakerism in action, visit this site: https://www.fgcquaker.org/explore.
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Inspired by "The Kindness Rocks Project" our young people and members of Meeting have been painting rocks. Here are the rules, according to the website at http://thekindnessrocksproject.com/

GOAL #1: INSPIRE OTHERS THROUGH RANDOMLY PLACED ROCKS ALONG THE WAY… 

GOAL #2: RECRUIT EVERY PERSON WHO STUMBLES UPON IT TO JOIN IN THE PURSUIT OF INSPIRING OTHERS THROUGH RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

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We are reading two books by Robert D. Lupton to inform our giving and charitable work: Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (And How to Reverse It), Harper Collins, 2011; and Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results, Harper Collins, 2015.

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Worship sharing focuses on a particular question and helps us to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation.

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Worship with us!

(727) 210-5742
Worship Location
1134 Douglas Avenue
Dunedin, FL 34698
United States
Meeting Times: 

10:00am - 11:00am

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Mailing Address

Clearwater Friends Meeting                                  P.O. Box 591, Dunedin, FL 34697