First Sunday Reading for April 2024

April 7, 2024 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Advices & Queries – Peace

Peace is the state in which we are in accord with the Divine, the earth, others and ourselves. We know that true, lasting peace among is attainable though unity in the life of the Spirit.

We work to create the conditions  of peace, such as freedom, justice, cooperation, and the right sharing of the world’s resources. We recognize that we are capable of both violence and peace.

  1. Do we live in the virtue of that life and power that takes away the occasion of all war?
  2. What are we doing to remove the causes of war and to bring about the conditions of peace?
  3. Where there is hatred, division or strife how are we instruments or reconciliation and love?

Faith and Practice, NPYM, Religious Society of Friends. P. 93