‘Meeting houses are a technology too’

Blended worship: Paul Hodgkin wants a value judgement

'The situation we are in has much potential for renewal and finding new ways to live in the Light.' | Photo: art hobbit / iStock.com.

Covid-19 has given us an opportunity to see many things in a new light, including how we worship. We now know that Meeting remotely is entirely possible. It has become clear – why did we ever think otherwise? – that the sacred can inhabit the world behind the screen as fully as the tactile world of the Meeting house. Now we are learning to blend these methods. How can we take forward the stillness of a Meeting in the light of what we have learnt?

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