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JUN 17

What Quakers say: baptism & communion

17 June 2021, Woodbrooke online

The majority of Quakers reject the physical acts of baptism with water and communion with bread and wine. Instead, they might talk about the importance of these spiritual experiences occurring inwardly – or they might not talk about them at all. In this session, we will explore some of the things Quakers have said about these sacraments and how common Quaker understandings are both different from, and connected to, the ideas of other Christian groups.

The majority of Quakers reject the physical acts of baptism with water and communion with bread and wine. Instead, they might talk about the importance of these spiritual experiences occurring inwardly – or they might not talk about them at all. In this session, we will explore some of the things Quakers have said about these sacraments and how common Quaker understandings are both different from, and connected to, the ideas of other Christian groups. This session is ideal for people who have some experience of other churches and want to find out more about the Quaker way, but no previous knowledge is needed and all technical or theological terms will be explained. Please bring any questions you have about inner experience and ritual, about how Quakers relate to Christianity, and about the spiritual meanings of baptism and communion.

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For more information contact:

Beccy Berridge

Telephone: 07935 601507

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Date & time

Start: 19:00 on 17 June 2021

Finish: 20:30 on 17 June 2021

Location

Woodbrooke online
United Kingdom

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