Although we realize that there are many different stages in an individual’s spiritual journey and many levels of understanding, we believe that to be an effective participant in a covered meeting for business an individual must be open to the experience of the Divinity of Christ and must have an understanding of the necessity to surrender oneself to the Will of God as shown to us by the Power of Christ within us.
There is lively discussion on a UK Quaker Renewal Group on Facebook. Most of the discussion centers around the issues of theism in the UK Quaker movement. I believe this will be a defining factor for many years to come, especially if we talk about Quaker “renewal”. How can one renew a movement that has lost touch with its Soul? I realize this is a provocative statement. But think for a minute; What is the soul of Quakerism and why can we not agree on it?