Notices

Redland Local Quaker Meeting, Bristol
21 July 2019

 

Quaker events

  • Sat 20 July, 6pm, Quaker Film Club in the Library. The film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ will be followed by a sharing supper.
  • Sun 21 July, Young Adult Friends lunch and conversation after Meeting for Worship (details from Hirad Babakhani).
  • Sun 21 July, 10am, Meeting for Learning in the Library, ‘Shades of Green – personal struggles with climate crisis’. Richard Drake will lead a discussion about doing what each of us can do to address the climate crisis.
  • Sun 21 July, 2pm, Area Meeting at Bedminster Meeting House.
  • Fri 2 August, 2.30 – 3pm, Avenue House Meeting for Worship.
  • The next Redland Meeting for Business will be on Sunday 8 September, 12.30pm.
  • Advance notice: Redland Meeting’s September sharing lunch will be on Sunday 1 September. CYP volunteers will also meet and eat on 1 September.
  • Advance notice: Quaker World Relations Committee will visit Redland Meeting House from 20 – 22 September, including a meeting about international Quakerism for Bristol Quakers on Saturday 21 September at 4-6pm (followed by shared supper).
  • Advance notice: Saturday 12 October, 10.15am – 4pm, Quakers in Britain workshop at Redland MH on ‘Building relationships in Children’s Meeting’. Booking at  https://www.quaker.org.uk/events/building-relationships-in-children-s-meeting-401a7a45-26b2-430b-8c22-93bb7970d80d.
  • Advance notice: Area Meeting day conference at Central Meeting House on Saturday19 October titled ‘Quaker Perspectives on Climate Crisis’.

Other news and events

  • Sat 20 July, 6.30pm, Palestine Museum, Broad Street, BS1 2HG, ‘Women in Hebron: resistance through embroidery’.
  • Sat 27 July, 7pm, Palestine Museum, Broad Street, BS1 2HG, ‘Popular resistance in Palestine: a history of hope and empowerment’, a presentation by Mazin Qumsiyeh, Director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History, Bethlehem.
  • Redland Meeting has agreed to make a substantial donation to the national Sanctuary Everywhere appeal. This Quaker programme is offering several autumn events, including a Woodbrooke conference ‘Envisioning a world that is open to all’ (27-29 September) and a Sanctuary Everywhere Skillshare at High Leigh, Hertfordshire (4-6 October). Full details on the BYM website, and LM financial support may be requested.
  • Please note a request from the chaplain at St Monica’s for an assistant for an older Christian woman who wants to go on retreat to Ammerdown in early September: full details on the noticeboard near the lift.
  • Accommodation request received from Ben Jarman, member of Westminster Meeting, who will be doing PhD research at HMP Leyhill (near Wootton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire) for three months in early 2020. Full details on noticeboard.
  • Sadly, our warden Bill Thatcher is unwell. The wardens hope to carry on with many of their normal duties but Louise would appreciate help with stacking chairs after Meeting on Sundays.
  • Greetings and fair weather wishes for the Bristol Quaker Camp 2019, from 27 July – 3 August.

Appeal

  • by Hilary Mayne for North West Bristol Foodbank

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Message from Julia Bush:

Thank you to the Friends who will prepare and read the Redland notices while I am away on holiday (18 July – 5 August). Please send your notices to these Friends.

21 July – Isobel Clark will read the notices.
28 July – Linda Ewles will prepare and read the notices.
4 August – Heather Lister will prepare and read the notices.

 Julia Bush, clerk, Redland Local Quaker Meeting
email: redland.clerk@bristolquakers.org.uk 


Please send notices for next week to Julia by end of Friday, and include ‘Notices’ in the email subject line. If you would like to receive a copy of the Notices by email, let Julia know.

MfW = Meeting for Worship; AM = Area Meeting; LM=Local Meeting.