In the Quaker tradition of Midweek (Wednesday) worship, Beacon Hill Friends House brings you MIDWEEK: Experiments in Faithfulness. This is a weekly, one-hour, facilitated spiritual practice with Quaker flavor and an experimental ethos. Each week, a guest facilitator will engage us in a unique spiritual practice. See more details and register online.
Questions? Contact our Program Manager, Jen, at [email protected].
** This program is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC **
October 7, 2020
Evelyn Jadin | Listening to Images
Visio Divina, or “sacred seeing” is an ancient spiritual practice (also a form of prayer) that helps us enable our hearts and imaginations to enter a sacred image in silence to see what the divine might be saying to us in the moment.
October 14, 2020
Dr. Corwynn Beals | Guided Tour through Hell
An experiential tour through (your own interior) hell. We will explore the four primary hero archetypes we all have and take a truthful gaze into the shadows within us. The goal is to identify which of our archetypes have been chased into the shadows.
October 21, 2020
Cai Quirk | Myths of Gender
This practice will explore notions of gender, particularly identities beyond the binary, through the lens of storytelling. Included will be myths read aloud and photographs from Cai’s upcoming book Transcendence, and time to reflect and play with our understandings of gender together.
October 28, 2020
Bobby Trice, FCNL | Remembering the Roots of Quaker Advocacy
We will explore some intersections of Quaker theology, history, and advocacy through the lens of A Theological Perspective on Quaker Lobbying by Margery Post Abbott (read the pamphlet at fcnl.org/quakerlobbying). We will share silence, worship, and settle down to touch the roots of Quaker advocacy together to see what wisdom they might offer us today.
November 4, 2020
LJ Boswell | Seeking the Post-Election Light Through Creating a Personal Mandala
No matter the outcome of the election, Nov 4th will be a day where we will be processing the results. Join others in this opportunity to both individually and collectively process through the creation of personal mandalas. Through guided meditation and centering music, explore your inner voice and allow it to inform the design you create.