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Quaker Culture: Corporate Worship

Diana Forsythe
On Reconciliation (January 2015)
Quaker Culture

The purpose of meeting on Sunday morning is corporate worship. Worship transcends meditation, yet meditation can be excellent preparation for worship. Meditation is inwardly focused, as one plumbs oneself and frees oneself from worldly thoughts. Worship seeks a shared communication with God, through prayer, praise, thanksgiving, petition, humble penitence, or opening to God’s leadings.

Meeting for Worship Discipline Meditation Prayer

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