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Faith and Play

Faith & Play: Quaker Stories for Friends Trained in the Godly Play Method

The most recent (2012) edition of a series of Montessori-inspired lesson stories created by Friends to help children find words and images for expressing their experiences of holy mystery and wonder in their lives.

The volume contains the following eleven stories:

  • Listening for God: A story about different ways we sense God’s presence
  • Prayer and Friends Meeting for Worship: A story about Friends gathering as a community to listen for God
  • Gifts: A story about the gifts God gives each of us
  • Queries: A story about the role of queries for early and present-day Quakers
  • Friends Meeting for Business: A story about meeting for worship with attention to business 
  • George Fox’s Big Discovery: A story about a way God reveals the Truth to us
  • The Mary Fisher Story: A story about a Friend who lived in God’s love, power and peace
  • John Woolman Visits the Indians at Wyalusing: A Quaker risks a dangerous journey to visit people with lives very different from his own
  • Love's Way: A story about Quaker testimonies for younger children
  • Living the Ways of the Spirit: A story about Quaker testimonies drawing on the life of Jesus
  • Let Your Life Speak: A story for older children about the testimonies and what happens when we live our lives guided by Spirit 
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This website will announce new stories as they become available.  We remind teachers that Faith & Play or Godly Play® training is required for these stories to be used effectively.  Purchase Faith & Play now >