We offer a spiritual journey: a journey that is undertaken with others in our meeting, and which is reflected in turn in their journeys. We offer a faith which is based on personal experience and which contains no dogma - Quakers do not believe what they are told. We offer a spiritual life in which belief is shown through action, so it follows that there is no dotted line on which you have to sign. We are a faith which readily acknowledges and welcomes its Christian roots and remains open to new light from wherever it may come. We offer the still waiting on God of our Meeting for Worship. We offer our testimonies particularly the Testimony to Equality from which everything else stems. We offer the transforming power of silence.
Geoffrey Durham, from Keynote Address for the Big Outreach Conference 2006 and excerpted from Kingston Friends at http://www.kingstonquakers.org
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