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Clearwater Friends Quaker Meeting

Clearwater Friends Meeting is an “unprogrammed” Monthly Meeting associated with the

Southeastern Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (SEYM)

Clearwater Friends are doing our part to adhere to COVID-19 Social Distancing guidelines.
We are now using Zoom Conferencing as a way to maintain a spiritual group presence
for our Weekly Meeting for Worship at 10 am each Sunday Morning,
as well as monthy Meeting for Business and Meetings for Learning.

We welcome Members, Attenders, and Vistiors to join us!

For our Zoom link, please phone or email 
 [email protected]

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The Ministry and Council Committee has recommended that we suspend our use of Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundationl through April 12th. There is no implication that our use will resume on any particular date; we will reevaluate in April when more is known.

From the Clerk, Rick Brice

Friends, Increasingly, we are being encouraged to avoid gatherings in order to help reduce the possibility of contracting the Corona virus.  After consulting with several Friends, physical Meetings have been suspended. 

Clerk: [email protected]
Webmaster:  [email protected]

 Our Meeting accepts that not everyone has the same journey of faith, and that each of us may express our spiritual beliefs in different ways. You will find no written dogma, nor will you be asked to recite a prayer or sing a hymn that expresses someone else's beliefs. We strive to listen to the "still small voice within" for guidance in all our meetings.   

Quaker Meeting for Worship is a vibrant silence of waiting in expectancy. The silence is not an emptiness crying out to be filled, but a disciplined and contemplative openness to the Spirit of God. Our practice is to listen attentively to the harmony of the silent waiting and to the ministry that may arise from the silence. 

We value the testimonies of simplicity, peace, integrity, community and equality.  

The first step to peace is to stand still in the Light....George Fox, 1653

Meeting Times

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

What's New

Clearwater Friends are involved in a number of Community and Service activities

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How one 18th century man helped Quakers bring an end to their enslaving others: read the story of Benjamin Lay as presented in the September 2017 issue of Smithsonian Magazine. Find it here: 

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Clearwater Friends Meeting is part of the Friends General Conference. To learn more about Quakers and Quakerism in action, visit this site: https://www.fgcquaker.org/explore.
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Worship sharing focuses on a particular question and helps us to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation.

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As a Meeting we have been addressing the matter of Moral Injury. Now, a national publication embraces this critical conversation with an article by the writer Peter Van Buren. His article addressing Moral Injury in the Nation, May 2017, can be found at this web address: https://www.thenation.com/article/who-pays-the-moral-price-of-war/

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Benjamin B. Ferencz is a Hungarian born American lawyer, who, at age 97, is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive. He has a special message for the world in this May 7, 2017 interview on CBS 60 Minutes. "War," he says, "makes murderers of otherwise decent people." And for all those concerned with peace, he says, "It takes courage not to be discouraged."

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Worship with us!

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Mailing Address
Clearwater Friends Meeting
P.O. Box 591
Dunedin, FL 34697
United States
Meeting Times: 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM