Category Archives: Spirituality

SAQN December 2017 AND Quaker Handbook 2018 now available

Please visit the Publications & Resources page to download the latest SAQN and the updated Quaker Handbook.

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SAYM 2018 delegates’ pack available for download

The Pack that will be distributed to Yearly Meeting attendees has gone to the printer. For those Friends who wish to read the contents in advance, please download the PDF file from the link below. SAYM Pack 2018 — PDF file … Continue reading

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The Tickle of God

How do Quakers take decisions collectively? We don’t vote or aim for consensus. We believe we are led by (and here individual Quakers will insert their own word for…) God/the Spirit/the Guiding Light/Presence/Christ to discern the way forward…or to wait … Continue reading

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2018 Calendar: Quaker peace-building in art — now available

The 2018 Quaker peace-building in art calendar (30 cm × 30 cm) celebrates many kinds of peace-building and a variety of art works by Quakers from around the world. Short inspirational texts accompany the pictures, and a brief commentary introduces both the … Continue reading

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SAQN — September 2017 edition available

The latest edition of the SA Quaker News is now available on our Publications page. Contents include: Report on MYRM Quakers Thinking, including a piece on surviving the devastation of having one’s home destroyed by fire Quakers (and others) in … Continue reading

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Are Quakers guilty of the sin of pride?

A thoughtful article by an American Quaker, shared by Nancy Fee. Click the link below to read it. Are Quakers Guilty of the Sin of Pride?

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BQM December 2016 Retreat

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YM 2016 Minutes, Richard Gush lecture available

The documents coming out of Yearly Meeting held at Modderpoort in the Free State are now available on the website. You can download the Public Edition of the minutes by clicking the link below. Please note that this file has … Continue reading

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Friendly Bible Study from Yearly Meeting 2016

John McCormick prepared a Bible study on a well-known verse for one of the Summer School sessions at Yearly Meeting. The questions for consideration gave several Friends who knew the verse a new perspective on it and on themselves. It … Continue reading

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NAM’s Krumhuk Retreat 31 Oct/1 Nov 2015

Here is a really good photo of our group at our Quaker retreat this past weekend taken by Justin Ellis with his new snooty camera. Even I look reasonable and am NOT blinking – for a change ! Those of … Continue reading

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