Gathering at a ‘thin place’

Julia Lim reports on the recent Meeting of Friends in Wales

The Pales. | Photo: Jules Montgomery.

The October 2018 gathering of Meeting of Friends in Wales took place at The Pales Meeting House on a brilliantly sunny but cold Saturday. We were over forty Friends from all corners of Wales. Friends made their contributions in Welsh or English, with the usual excellent simultaneous translation. Holding a Meeting for Worship where all present can minister in their first language is important and enriching. For me, it intensifies the sense of being part of a shared undertaking to learn what is eternal in each other’s inner lives, in this culturally and spiritually rich place that is Wales.

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