Drawing on the ancient themes of death, rebirth and resurrection, how can we, as religious educators lift up a Quaker understanding of Lent, Easter and Passover? The mystery of this season, while not easy to enter, can lead to personal and social transformation if the way is prepared.
Join one of these conversation circles to discuss the challenges posed by the sacred stories of this season; to learn from others and to share successes and promising practices in your meeting.
Registration is required:
Tuesday, February 19, 1:00 pm ET: Register HERE
Thursday, February 21, 8:00 pm ET: Register HERE
Facilitator: Beth Collea, Wellesley MM, NEYM
- How do we come as contemporary Friends to the ancient themes of death, rebirth and resurrection?
- How can we, as religious educators open the way to a Quaker understanding of Lent, Easter and Passover?
- How do we prepare ourselves to enter the mystery and carry something of Easter beyond the holiday in a way that feels authentic and faithful?
- How can we care for families holding multiple faith traditions only one of which is Quaker?
Easter Story for Friends (Faith & Play): http://quakers4re.org/find-resources/easter-story-friends-story-about-power-god%E2%80%99s-love
Exploring Godly Play Stories for Lent, Melinda Wenner Bradley, PYM: http://quakers4re.org/sites/default/files/resources/GP%20Lent%20and%20Easter.MWB_.pdf
Easter Light: A set of queries for Lent and Easter, by Debbie Pryor, Wellesley Friends Meeting: http://quakers4re.org/sites/default/files/Easter_Light.WFM_.pdf
Introduction to the Life of Jesus for Quakers, Inspired by the Musical, Godspell: http://quakers4re.org/find-resources/introduction-life-jesus-quakers-inspired-musical-godspell
Holy Week in a Box: http://quakers4re.org/find-resources/holy-week-box?return_path=/find-resources%3Fkeys%3D%7C~%7Cpage%3D1
Wellesley Friends Seder: http://quakers4re.org/find-resources/wellesley-friends-seder