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On speaking out of the silence: Vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship

Douglas V. Steere

On speaking out of the silence: Vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship

by Douglas V. Steere

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Published by Pendle Hill Publications in Wallingford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Gift; Slater, John; 2004.

Statementby Douglas V. Steere.
SeriesPendle Hill pamphlet -- no. 182
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21127002M

Monthly meeting is an administrative term and doesn't have anything to do with the number of times worship or programs are held. Quaker communities are congregational in nature and the monthly meeting is the body of the Religious Society of Friends that has authority to receive members, perform marriages, and affiliate with Yearly Meetings. Jan 01,  · Such a meeting could have as few as two back‐to‐back speakers in a 60‐minute period. Even if the second speaker seems to build upon what has been previously shared, it is not enough. Where there is silence‐framed vocal ministry, it is conceivable that eight or more speakers could speak in a gathered meeting for worship.

After this, the meeting continues with a period of silence. Out of the silence vocal prayer or ministry may arise relating to the marrying Friends. In a meeting for worship on the occasion of a funeral or in a later memorial meeting, Friends concentrate lovingly on the life of the late Friend. Jan 22,  · But this gets into the eldering of vocal ministry and I want to focus on the care of those who feel called to a ministry of speaking in meeting. I want to focus on the ministers. It seems to me that Friends feel the call to vocal ministry with varying degrees of self .

First Visit / Meeting for Worship; Stay After Worship; On Silent Worship and Quakerism; Going Deeper into the Silence; Spiritual Deepening. Spiritual Formation Program; Silent Retreat Days; Forum; Bible Study; Richard Rohr Discussion; Spirit and Nature; Occasional Programs; Worship Sharing;. Sometimes, in the course of a Meeting for Worship, there will be many shared messages, typically referred to as vocal ministry. Following a message, it is customary to maintain silence to allow the message to enter our inner space and explore whether or not the message holds any particular meaning for us. It may or may not.


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On speaking out of the silence: Vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship by Douglas V. Steere Download PDF EPUB FB2

On Speaking Out of the Silence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The nature, functioning, sense of expectancy, and frame of 5/5. Get this from a library. On speaking out of the silence; vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship.

[Douglas V Steere]. Jan 06,  · Eldering and Vocal Ministry: Guidelines for the Vexed and Perplexed Unprogrammed meeting for worship has been aptly been described as “open worship.

Something is missing in the corporate relationship.”—Douglas Steere, On Speaking Out of the Silence, Pendle Hill Pamphlet Author: LA Quaker.

Print resources available from the FGC Quaker bookstore, dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com, organized by topic. Print Resources on Vocal Ministry, with commentary. On Speaking out of the Silence: Vocal Ministry in the Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship, Douglas V.

Steere; Pendle Hill Pamphlet #; $7.A classic. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the On Speaking out of the Silence by Douglas V. Steere at Barnes & Noble. But I want here to explore afresh the very unusual way that the vocal ministry springs up in an unprogrammed Quaker meeting which settles itself in silent expectant waiting, and to look into ways that it can be sustained in a condition of Price: $ Feb 12,  · But unless you’re having conversations of other people’s vocal ministry, from the perspective of looking to nurture the vocal ministry in your meeting, or in your community, then it’s probably an inappropriate It’s probably Inappropriate is probably too strong of a word.

It’s probably an unhelpful conversation. On speaking out of the silence: Vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship / Douglas V. Steere. (Pendle Hill Pamphlet ) (20 p.) Visible witness: A testimony for radical peace action / Wilmer J. Young. (Pendle Hill Pamphlet ) (38 p.) Woolman and Blake: Prophets for today / Mildred Binns Young.

In this book, Douglas V. Steere, the distinguished T. Wistar Brown Professor Emeritus from Haverford College, has assembled a comprehensive collection of Quaker writings. On speaking out of the silence; vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship by Douglas V Steere (Book.

West Newton Monthly Meeting of Friends includes both programmed and unprogrammed worship in our Meeting for Worship. The programmed portion includes hymns, Scripture reading, special music, and a message.

The unprogrammed worship is a time of openness to God's presence and leading. The following statements are an attempt to help both new attenders and long-time Friends use the. The Four Structures of Unprogrammed Quaker Meetings. Posted by Howard (like "We should use this spiritual terminology in vocal ministry during worship and not that one").

worship. George Selleck of Cambridge Meeting was alleged (by a son) to speak every week at the same time during the meeting for worship. I have most likely said too. Books by Douglas V. Steere. Community and Worship (Pendle Hill Pamphlets Book 10) by.

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. On Speaking Out of the Silence: Vocal Ministry in the Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship (Pendle Hill Pamphlet #) by.

Douglas V. Steere. Waiting And Resting In The True Silence Three Essays From Friends Bulletin We can learn to listen for the still, small voice of God within, whether we are speaking of meeting for worship or our all-too-busy daily lives.

vocal ministry is more apt to be short so that those present can return to their silence as soon as possible. On speaking out of the silence; vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship by Douglas V. Steere: The Pendle Hill pamphlets have been an integral part of this educational vision since The pamphlets are written from the personal experience, study, and insights of the authors, concerning spiritual life, faith, and.

This time may pass in silence, or individuals may be moved to speak briefly out of the silence. Leaving a space of time between each person speaking allows the ministry of each to be respectfully heard.

Our Meeting for Worship is unprogrammed; there is no set order. Themes for Worship and Exploration. Friends School of Portland, Maine, a pre-school-7th grade school with 54 students, sets monthly themes to guide all-school worship on Mondays, and all-school assemblies on dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.coms School of Portland’s theme for December is “Light.” The Grade class created the following queries which were read at the all- school Meeting for Worship each week.

On speaking out of the silence: vocal ministry in the unprogrammed meeting for worship by Douglas V. Steere () Art and the changing world: uncommon sense in the 20th century by Dorothea Johnson Blom () The valley of the shadow by Carol R.

Murphy () Meeting house & farm house by Howard Haines Brinton (). Dec 01,  · The early 17th‐ and 18th‐century Friends often recorded their meetings for worship as deeply moving. In these Friends’ diaries, there is frequent mention of emotional vocal ministry, and of visitors being so impressed by what they witnessed at a meeting for worship, that they became “convinced” then and there and became Friends.

WUaS Idea- and Academic Resources Edit Ideas Edit. At a San Francisco Friends' Meeting study group last night, we were reading the inspired, Quaker Abolitionist John Woolman, and I was wondering how Quakers might create a Ken Burns-informed documentary of Woolman, or even a film.

Hannah and the militant atheist: a parable about vocal ministry editor of The Western Friend. You can read her notes at Better silence, better vocal ministry In response to my blog, one Friend wrote: our meeting organized a longish religious education series about speaking in meeting.

We had particular individuals in mind who we wanted Author: LA Quaker. Doctrine On Speaking Out of the Silence: Vocal Ministry in the Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship. Steere, Douglas Van () The nature, functioning, sense of expectancy, and frame of interpretation embodied in Friends’ way of worship.

Pastoral Theology - Worship Art and the Changing World: Uncommon Sense in the 20th Century. Speaking out of the silence is central to Quaker experience.

The content, nature and amount of vocal ministry varies greatly. There are ways to encourage vocal ministry when our worship has become too silent. There are ways to deepen vocal ministry.

There are .Quaker Worship the meeting as a participatory gathering in which all have access to the living word of God, and they hold that all should be willing to speak if led to do so.

Where it is felt that God has indeed Jed within the meeting - both in the silence and through the vocal ministry - this is called a 'gathered' meeting for dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com: Paul Anderson.This form of gathered worship is usually an hour long.

Friends will come in to the Meetinghouse and settle into silence, turning their attention to God and seeking to be united in the Holy Spirit. Trusting God’s ability to teach us together and call different ones to share a .