Meeting for Worship Times:
On Thursdays between 12:15–1:00pm there is a Meeting for Worship at St Mary Arches Church, Mary Arches Street, Exeter, followed by tea and coffee.
There is Quaker Quiet Worship and Tea at Exeter University in the Quiet Chaplaincy Room (111/112 Old Library) every Friday between 1:00-1:30pm, everyone is welcome.
On the second Sunday of the month at 9:45pm in Exeter Meeting House, there will be a Making Music in the Spirit session. No special talent/expertise needed - just a willingness to join in and experience the joys of making music together. Contact Ella Young for details.
On the last Sunday of each month, there is a bring and share lunch after Meeting.
Assistant Clerk: Bridget Oliver
Treasurer: Richard Oliver
Bookings Clerk: Richard Oliver
Enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Photo courtesy of Jem Southam
Directions: Off Western Way inner ring road, Exeter, signed Pavilion Place. Parking is available at weekends only and is limited, disabled space is reserved. Two pay & display car parks are within easy reach.
Exeter CND and Peace Shop, 31 New Bridge Street, Exeter. 10th February, 12.00 to 2.00pm.
Join us for refreshments and to learn about CND campaigns and check out the stock of CND merchandise.
Barbara Jones' Funeral will be held at 1:00pm on Monday 12th February at St Nicholas's Church, Ringmore, in Shaldon
Followed by burial in the graveyard. All are welcome to the service, but it is asked that only Family attend at the graveside.
Monday 12th February at 2.30pm, Exeter Crematorium
Funeral of our Friend Judith King
Against the Grain, An Evening with Garth Hewitt, Southernhay URC, Tuesday 13th February, 7.00 – 9.00pm (doors open 6.30)
Mahashivratri Puja 2018. The Chaplaincy Centre, RD&E Hospital, Tuesday 13th February, 6.00pm, plus devotional sitar recital
Ash Wednesday Services 14th February
12.30pm, United Service at St Stephen’s 7.00pm, Parish Eucharist at St James’; 7.00pm, Holy Communion at St Pancras
Film Club at the Mint - ‘Oranges and Sunshine’ (2010), Wednesday 14th February. 7.00pm
Directed by Jim Loach, staring Emily Watson, the true story of Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker who discovers the forced
child-migrations to Australia and seeks to hold the government responsible and reunite the victims. “Powerful and deeply moving” The Observer
Wedding of Mai Targett and John Welton, Exeter Meeting House - 11.30am, Friday 16th February
Prayer Round the Cross, Friday 16th, 7.00pm at St Pancras
A simple meditative service with periods of quiet reflection and Taize singing and chant.
Welcoming the Stranger, Saturday 17th February at St Mary and St George Catholic Church, Totnes. 10.15am for 10.45 start to 4.00pm
Looking at the plight of refugees globally; discussion of our practical response at a local level; presentations from a Christian and CAFOD perspective, also Beyond Borders Totnes and Open Hearts, Open Borders. Soup and bread lunch provided.
Dialogue Session, Sunday 18th February, 12.00noon Meeting House
Our Testimonies Need a New Economy. An economy that is more equal is also more conducive to peace, truthful public information, less pressure to consume and more care for the natural world. How can we together promote such a new economy? Using ideas from the QPSW New Economy booklets, Christine Meredith and Gill Westcott will lead the discussion. If you want to have a look beforehand there are materials here http://www.quaker.org.uk/our-work/economic-justice/neweconomy especially Booklet 7 Building the New Economy - or just come along!
African Fundraising Evening, at St James’ Church (Stoke Hill roundabout), Saturday 24th February, 7.00pm – 11.00pm £5 (£3)
Exeter University’s One World Choir, African drumming and a short talk about the school in Gambia which this event supports. Please bring a plate of food to share.
Quaker National Day of Healing, Saturday 3rd March, 2018
An extended Meeting for Worship for Healing will be held in the Meeting House from 10.00am to 4.00pm; part of a nationwide chain of similar meetings. Hopefully, it will be possible to maintain as much silence as possible, in the Meeting House, foyer, kitchen and garden (Ministry excepted, of course). Please contact Linda Gibbons if you are able to assist with eldership, doorkeeping, setting up, hospitality, etc
International Women's Day, Friday 9th March, 7.00pm at Exeter Meeting House
An evening of contemplation, reflection and sharing of food, focussing on women of faith and belief – organised by Devon Faith and Belief Forum. All welcome. (actual IWD is 8th March)
Dialogue Session. Sunday 11th March, 12.00noon
Led by Peter Astwood and Peter Hart, on the subject of Our Multi-Faith Witness.
Personal Openings, Sunday 18th March, 9.45am – 10.15am
The first of a new eries in which Friends bring a short text, poem, etc from another faith tradition which speaks to them. First session led by Peter Hart.
Workshop – God, Words and Us (Woodbrooke on the Road) Saturday, 7th April, 10.30am – 4.00pm (refreshments from 10.00)
Woodbrooke tutor, Alex Wildwood will lead an all-day session based on the book God, Words and Us (which should be making its way around each Circle).
Mill House, Tiverton, Retreat for a day A day retreat will take place on Saturday 21st April from 10.30am until 4pm at Mill House near Tiverton
Coffee, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Mill House's normal cost is £20 but, in acknowledgement of the care given by many within our meeting, Meeting has offered to pay so there will be no charge. There are 20 places so please sign up on the noticeboard in the MH lobby by 25th March. For further information and for lift sharing please ask
or tell Laura Conyngham. www.millhouseretreats.co.uk
Dialogue Session. Sunday 22nd April, 12.00Noon
Details to be confirmed
Sunday 13th May, 1.00pm-5.00pm at Exeter Meeting House
Memorial Meeting for Worship for our Friend Sue Harvey, followed by tea
Devon and Cornwall Gathering Friday 1st June – Sunday 3rd June
Sheldon Retreat Centre (in the Teign Valley) Opportunities for fun, fellowship, personal space, communal activities and
Programme to follow, bursaries and subsidised places will be available. Still to be confirmed……. but mark the date! (says our Friend Pip Harris)
Extended Meeting for Worship at Exeter Meeting House, Saturday 2nd June, 10.00am–4.00pm
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Room hiring rates per session - morning/afternoon/evening (as at September 2014)
Main Room: £33 Standard Rate £25 Concession Rate
Small Rooms: £16.50 Standard Rate £13.50 Concession Rate