Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice
A Spiritual Fellowship Where Everyone Is Welcome

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)

at the Scottish American Society Hall 917 Louden Avenue, Dunedin, Florida 34698

 Directions:  From Mease Hospital and the intersection with SR 580, follow Main Street towards downtown Dunedin for ¼ mile.  Louden Avenue is on the right.

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

What's New

Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers

Learn about the beginnings of this radical religious group as it emerged in 17th century England.

Free online course begins October 3. 

Explore where the Quakers started.  

Learn the key figures in the Quaker movement.

Understand how the Quakers changed the face of England.

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QuakerSpeak is a project of Friends Journal and is directed by Jon Watts.

Explore and enjoy!

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In the September 1, 2016 Tampa Bay Times, columnist Paula Dockery addresses the issue of privatization of prisons, something of concern to many Quakers. Please see the article from the paper at the link bellow. 

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The Haven of RCS’ Faces of Domestic Violence Luncheon, Thursday, October 27, 2016

Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with Lunch and Program from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

409 S. Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, FL 

See below for more details.

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Sept. 28, 2016, 5-7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 1625 N. Belcher Rd., Clearwater, FL 33765

with an encore presentation on

Sept. 29, 2016: 5-7 p.m. at St. Nicolas Greek Orthodox Community Center, 348 N. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34589

See below for more information.

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In the August 25, 2016 Tampa Bay Times opinion page, Jane Castor, a former chief of the Tampa Police Department, and Elizabeth Gelman, executive director of the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, describe a course for police officers whose essential purpose is "making sure that officers' core values are in alignment with those they have sworn to protect and serve." See the full article below. 

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