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Quakers Riding for Equality

Support Quakers Riding for Equality: A Quaker declaration for Equality and the Common good In Spring 1660 Margaret Fell rode to London with a declaration to appeal to Charles II to end the persecution and suffering of Quakers. She declared: “We do …

What is Truth? A definition by Shakespeare

Polonius: Yet here, Laertes? Aboard, aboard, for shame! The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail, And you are stay'd for. There - my blessing with thee! And these few precepts in thy memory Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd …

Becoming Friends…

A series of meetings where you can find out more about quakers, share what you have experienced in quakers so far, reflect, hear and learn from others. Plans have been made for a new Becoming Friends group to meet from mid …

Kindness Biscuits

At the Children's Meeting in mid July, biscuits were made! As requested, here is the recipe: Kindness Biscuits Jenni says:  ..."quick to bake, easy to make and can accommodate any number of cooks of varying skills"... Ingredients 100g butter, softened 50g caster sugar 150g self-raising …

Redland Meeting Memorial Book

We remember the following member of our meeting who died in August: Gool Blackburn  27/8/12 Patricia Peters  18/8/14  

Report from Quaker Renewal Study Group

Held at Redland Local Quaker Meeting, March – June 2018 This study group, convened and co-facilitated by Ian Beeson and Julia Bush at Redland Local Quaker Meeting, had for its topic of discussion the booklet Quaker Renewal, by Craig Barnett (The …

Ammerdown Evaluation 2018

What went well:I’m pleased with how the quiz went overall. I’ve had several supportive comments from people who participated, including from parents of some of the children. They especially valued the all-age aspect of the quiz, with the separate picture round …

Can only…

Can only the deeply hurt be deeply hurtful? Charles Lewsen      

July

We remember the following member of our meeting who died in July: Norman Chubb 15/7/02 Jean Roberts 7/7/04 Neville Ball 26/7/04 Rhiannon Thomas 18/7/06 Mike Coldham 11/7/14 Lucy Livingstone 26/7/14

A poem for our times, perhaps…

Say not the Struggle nought Availeth  Say not the struggle nought availeth, The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been they remain. If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars; It may be, in yon smoke …

Women and Peace Building: The Eritrean Context

Fifth Annual Bristol Quaker Peace Lecture The Annual Peace Lecture was given on 12 May 2018 by Helen Kidan, a prominent Eritrean Human Rights Activist. Helen drew on her personal experience of the Eritrean conflict and a large audience at the …

Junior Yearly Meeting 2018

Junior Yearly Meeting (JYM) ran alongside Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) in London from 4th to 7th of May 2018 in London; JYM was largely held at Lee Valley YHA, a short journey away from central London. The atmosphere was overwhelmingly …

The Refugee Crisis: a View from Europe

Speakers: Molly Scott Cato:  MEP for the South West Imogen McIntosh: Aid Box Community Hub at Redland Quaker Meeting House Saturday 23rd June, 7pm - 9.15 pm UK policy on immigration and asylum is increasingly hostile and entrenched. Looking at a wider European context, what …

All Are Welcome –

An Area Meeting Day at Bedminster Meeting House to think on the theme of "All Are Welcome" - how we can make our Meetings more all age friendly for our youngest to our oldest Friends. At Bedminster Meeting House. The morning …

Redland Meeting Memorial Book

We remember the following member of our meeting who died in June: Hilary Monro 8/6/99 Tony Peters 30/6/03 Nicholas Gillett 23/6/08 Liz Welsh 5/6/13

Get help for your favourite good cause!

Get help for your favourite good cause!The Appeals collection on a Sunday after MfW usually raises, on average, about £130, and sometimes over £200. That sum of money can make a difference, especially to a small charity that doesn’t have …

Beatitudes

Blessed are the voluble, for they teach us the wisdom of silence. Blessed are the generalisers, for they remind us to think. Blessed are the certain for they prompt us to wonder. Charles Lewsen

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