SWISS QUAKERS

Notes from 2020-09-09 Spiritual Deepening session on Spiritual Path

Friends turned to these writers for inspiration Richard Rohr, https://cac.org/category/daily-meditations/ - daily meditations which encourage reflection Henri Nouwen.  https://henrinouwen.org/read-nouwen/free-daily-meditation/  book “The Return of the...

2020-10-14 Spiritual Deepening Session Notes – on the topic of racism

We first considered what happens when we hear “racism” or even just, the term “race.”  Where do these words land in the body?  What emotions could these sensations point to?  The body feelings cited were often in the heart, the throat and were...

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening: Universal Basic Income – 5 August 2020

Because of an intensified interest in what Friends' role might be in creating a more just economic system, our spiritual deepening of 5 August was on Universal Basic Income. One area we wished to better inform ourselves is that of Universal Basic Income (UBI) which...

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening: Vocal Ministry 19 August 2020

Notes taken during the 2020-08-19 Spiritual Deepening Session on Vocal Ministry We began our worship sharing session with the question, “What brings you here today?” Many spoke of how difficult it can be to discern the right time to speak, the message to give. ...

A Testament of Devotion by Thomas R. Kelly

In August 2020, a Friend in Geneva shared during MfW the following quote from the book. “Guidance of life by the Light within is not exhausted as is too frequently supposed, in special leadings toward particular tasks. It begins first of all in a mass revision of our...

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening – defining Work -1 July 2020

1 July 2020 - Our conversation was a free flowing one centered on developing ideas around the definition of "work" and specifically, of "useful work." Key ideas that emerged around the definition of work are: working = living The human is defined by work Work is the...

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening – Work – July 2020

In July during our Wednesday sessions, we considered the query of the month Do you respect the value of all useful work, whether paid or unpaid, whether physical or intellectual, whether performed in the home or in the larger community? Respectons-nous le valeur de...

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening – Quakers and Race

Geneva MM Spiritual Deepening sessions for the month of June 2020 will take place in virtual space on the theme of racism, diversity, white fragility, and privilege. On Wednesday evenings we will hold meeting for worship beginning at 18.30 CET, followed by the SD...

Keine Andachten der Zürcher Gruppe!

Wegen des Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) finden in Zürich bis auf Weiteres keine Andachten statt. Wir werden uns ab dem 22. März zu den üblichen Zeiten per Skype-Konferenz zusammenfinden. Wer Interesse hat und noch nicht auf der Mailingliste ist soll sich per E-Mail melden...