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Quaker decision-making tools

4 October - 14 November 2021

When difficult decisions need to be made, we sometimes need to stop and explore multiple perspectives, gather information, and acknowledge personal and emotional connections as well as community and spiritual aspects to the discernment process. In this course, we will explore Quaker approaches to these situations.

Threshing meetings aim to help communities sort the wheat from the chaff, the significant from the incidental, and our research has shown that carefully constructed threshing can help with decision-making in a range of situations.

Clearness meetings are a related method usually used for individuals or couples to explore questions such as whether to undertake new work or get married, and can be a valuable part of a personal discernment process.

Whether or not you have previous experience with these approaches, and whether you want to use them with Quaker or other communities, this course will help you understand and apply them.

The start date is when course materials and forums become available.

Live sessions are every Wednesday at 19:00-20:30.

More information

For more information contact:

Beccy Berridge

Telephone: 07935 601507

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Date & time

Start: 19:00 on 4 October 2021

Finish: 20:30 on 14 November 2021


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