Quaker Man Dressed in Simplicity
300 years of Quakers in Tottenham

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Tottenham Quakers

Meetings for Worship

From the beginning of Quakerism, Friends viewed the appointment of one man as minister, to the exclusion of others, as a limitation of the Holy Spirit. The way of worship adopted by Friends was one without a pre-defined programme. Friends alike would gather in silence. As individuals felt spiritually moved to speak, so they would stand and offer ministry. This ministry was accepted equally from men and women, from farmers, shopkeepers, scholars and professionals. This form of worship is still practised by British Quakers today.

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