Events

Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering

Quakers in Britain are gathering in community on-line for three weeks up to August 8th. The theme is ‘For Our Comfort and Discomfort: living equality and truth in a time of crisis’. For more information see Quakers in Britain at https://www.quaker.org.uk/news-and-events/news/quakers-consider-living-equality-and-truth-in-a-time-of-crisis-1   or the weekly news round up in Quake at  https://mailchi.mp/quaker.org.uk/29-july-21?e=fac6a1fc2a

Quakers in Farnham offer this meditation to connect and nuture us at this time https://www.facebook.com/carolyn.spencer.1420/videos/500173607951953/

THE ANNOUNCER

This is our monthly round up of local Quaker events and news. If you would like to receive the Announcer directly by email please let Amanda Goody know.  amandagoody91@gmail.com

Aug -Sept 2021 

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July – Aug 2021

June – July 2021

Quaker Time Together.

 A regular Monday online event. A time to meet and talk on a variety of topics that we decide on between us, usually in the form of creative listening (CL -see guidelines below). The link is open from 4.15pm, the formal start is 4.30pm and the session lasts about an hour. We always aim to end by 5.30pm. You are welcome to join in whether or not you wish to make a spoken contribution.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86974312526?pwd=MU5oTUNydkNxUkpMYytreTl6S2FWUT09

Meeting ID: 869 7431 2526
Passcode: 057515

2021 CL Guidelines

Wednesday evening meditation

On the second and fourth Wednesday each month we meet from 7.30 – 9.00pm at the Meeting House and online via zoom. For more details see the Announcer.

The pictures below show a small selection of the type of regular and
occasional events and activities that take place.

Fund raising lunch for Men in Sheds. http://www.meninshedsbedford.org.uk/

Standing up for our testimony to sustainability as part of the Bedford Climate Change Forum. Seem here with MP Mohammed Yasin.

We have regular Simplicity lunches to raise funds for charities

Sharing information and experiences

Visit to Friends House Euston Road.
Five friends from Bedford learning more about the
Ecumenical Accompaniement Programme for Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)

Quakers are encouraged to be individual thinkers. A quote from George Fox makes this clear “Christ saith this, and the apostles say this; but what canst thou say?” The full quote can be found in Quaker Faith and Practice https://qfp.quaker.org.uk/passage/19-07/

Religious Society of Friends