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Becoming Friends online

There is now updated information about this course as of June 2016. Vivienne Luke has written of her experiences in undertaking “Becoming Friends” online and recommends it to all interested people. To see her article, click on Other Courses and … Continue reading

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News from Yearly Meeting 2015

The preparatory session of Quaker Learning Australia was well attended by many Quakers from around Australia. Those attending heard about the history of QLA from one of the Meeting for Learning (MfL) presenters; QLA resources could be made available to the Asia/West Pacific region and that Victoria may be host to MfL in 2016. There was a launch of the revised book “Adventures in the … Continue reading

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Meeting for Learning September – October 2015

Meeting for Learning A year long program of Quaker spiritual reflection which begins and ends with  six night residential Retreats. Retreat week in Brisbane Friday 25th September – Thursday 1st October 2015 Retreat week in Victoria 2016/2017 Victorian Regional Meeting … Continue reading

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Quaker Earthcare and Climate Change Resources

RELEVANT LINKS OF WEBSITES, ARTICLES Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) is a network of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address ecological and social crises from a … Continue reading

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About Resources

QLA continues to gather information about courses, websites, on-line learning opportunities and earthcare resources.

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My “Meetings for Worship” are necessarily on my own. But not exactly on my own. My fellow worshippers, joining me in the silence of the bush, have added a deep sense of spirit to the gathering, a strong sense of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Quaker Basics

Quaker Basics (QB) is a course of study focussing on various aspects of Quaker life and practice. The basic materials for the course consist of a manual which is available online or as a hard copy publication. QB can be … Continue reading

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Experiencing the small group study in Tasmania

This is the text of an article by Peter Wilde which was published in the Australian Friend. “Hearts and Minds Prepared” seems well suited to our situation in Australia, a group of nine Friends and attenders in Hobart decided to … Continue reading

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Wendy Fenton

Simply in the Spirit When people approach Quakerism for the first time as adults, they are conditioned by their lives to apply some sort of method to their exploration of Quaker spirituality. Whether this approach is intellectual (scientific, psychological, philosophical, … Continue reading

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Distance learning

QLA is exploring the use of online learning to serve the needs of Friends who can not, or choose not, to join in group activities. When we have something to offer, we will tell you more about it right here.

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