Events


We have short study groups after meeting at 12 noon followed by a shared lunch for those who wish,  presently 2nd Sunday, every other month –

Friendly Bible Study: Sunday April 14th 2019

local notices:

On Tuesday 9th April the Council of Christians & Jews have a meeting at 8 pm at the Ruislip United Synagogue.  This will tell the story of Lewis Way of Denham who in the early 18oo’s became a missionary to Jews in Europe and the Middle East.

The Friendly Bible Study takes place on next Sunday 14th April after worship and followed by a shared lunch for those who wish.(as above)

On Good Friday April l9 Mike Beranek would like a second Quaker to share

With him in presenting a reading and meditation in one of the Uxbridge churches as part of the Walk of Witness, which will begin at St. Andrews and finish at Christ Church.

 

London Quakers and the London Quakers Property Trust are holding  an event entitled Living Adventurously looking at discerning “a new model of working and governance … simplifying structures and freeing ourselves from administrative burdens.”  Saturday 27th April 10.30 to l6.30.       Mike will supply details of online registration —  £10 suggested donation.

On April 30 Staff of Friends House have a training  day on the subject Rethink Mental Illness.  There are free places available which are offered to Friends.  Anyone interested should contact Alfred who has the details.

Keep the Date!  The Threshing Meeting concerning the future viability of Uxbridge Meeting will be here on Saturday 22nd June with a shared lunch.

The April mailing from Friends’ House will be on the bench.

 


 

 Film Club events at Harrow Quaker Meeting Rayners Lane:

Movie evenings – Films will follow a shared supper from 5pm onwards

Saturday 20th April                           ‘My house in Umbria’

Saturday 20th July                            ‘Selma’

Saturday 28th September                ‘Edie’

Saturday 7th December                   ‘Suffragette’

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LONDON/NATIONAL:

 27th Apr Joint meeting with LQPT about The future for London Quakers

8th June – talk by Swarthmore Lecturer Eden Grace.

1.       Seeking participants for human rights programme in Palestine and Israel

The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine & Israel (EAPPI) is seeking participants to serve in Palestine and Israel for 3 months in 2020. Ecumenical Accompaniers provide protection by

presence to vulnerable Palestinian communities, monitor human rights abuses, support Israeli and Palestinian peace activists, and advocate for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.

Expenses are covered and a living allowance and benefits offered.

The closing date for applications is 23 April 2019.

Apply at: www.quaker.org.uk/applyeappi

2.       Call for Nobel peace prize nominations

As recipients of the Nobel peace prize in 1947, Quakers have the right to send a nomination each year to the Nobel committee in Oslo. If you or your meeting have a suggestion to offer for the 2020 award, please see the attached flyer to find out how you can get involved.

The closing date for nominations is 1 June 2019.

Philip Wood, philipw@quaker.org.uk, 020 7663 1071

 

Climate justice

3.       The Time is Now – mass climate lobby

Wednesday 26 June, Central London

Save the date! Quakers in Britain will join people from across the UK for a mass lobby of Parliament to demand urgent action for our climate and environment. We’ll call for bolder climate targets, and

a strong environmental policy. Join us on the day to meet with your MP. Details of the day to be confirmed. The lobby event will happen in the afternoon at Parliament. Friends are invited to join interfaith workshops in the morning at a nearby venue.

To sign up and for more details, please contact: Chris Walker, chrisw@quaker.org.uk, 020 7663 1047

  1. Events for young Friends – London Link Group More info from clerk@londonlinkgroup.org.uk. – Brighton Residential 15-17th March 2019 –   Hampstead Residential mid-July 2019 –   Epping 20-22 September

    Finding out about Quakers: Two events for newcomers 

    12–14 April at Charney Manor, Oxfordshire                                                               A 2

    26–28 April at Glenthorne House, Cumbria                                                          Alert overseers

    New to Quakers? Want to explore Quaker Worship? These events, and attenders run by Quaker Quest, are ideal for people who know little or nothing about these about Quakers, and for those who have been around Quakers for a      opportunities. while and want to explore further.

    Treasurers should consider how to provide financial assistance.

    For Charney Manor admin@charneymanor.com, 01235 868206 Glenthorne House, info@glenthorne.org, 01539 435389


 

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