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Quaker Culture: Creativity

The creative impulse is part of being human, a gift from the Holy Spirit, and a way of finding a deep connection with our Creator. . .  Creativity can be a form of worship and witness, a ministry and a calling, a way of speaking out of the silence. Like other spiritual disciplines, creative expression carries the potential for spiritual transformation.

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Nurturing Ministry in Our Meetings - Excerpts

Excerpts from the keynote presentation to Intermountain Yearly Meeting; June 9, 2016; Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, New Mexico

by Callid Keefe-Perry

It’s a pleasure to be with you all. I’ve been carrying you, without knowing any of your faces, for months. So it’s great to have faces attached to the carrying.

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An Unexpected Pilgrimage

I found myself in the south of England recently for work. Saturday night, I learned with both amusement and envy that within a half hour’s drive of my hotel, there were four Quaker meetings to choose from. Of the closest, I picked the one that I thought would be smaller, more of a country meeting.

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