Exeter



                                                                 Notices                                                                  Room Bookings


Meeting for Worship Times:
Every Sunday, from 9:00am onwards, Friends gather to share breakfast and conversation in the Meeting House. Come and
spend time with a small group of Friends, relaxing over tea and toast. Bread and marmalade is provided – but other contributions are welcome.  Meeting for Worship commences each Sunday at 10.30 am.  Children start the meeting with the adults and after 10 minutes they leave for their own structured activities. The Meeting is followed by tea and coffee. There is a shorter half hour Meeting each Sunday at 6:00pm.

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 4:00pm 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.

On the last Sunday of each month, there is a bring and share lunch after Meeting.

Business Meetings:
The Business Meeting is normally held on the first Sunday of the month, following Meeting for Worship. There is no Business Meeting in January or August.

Clerk:  Gerald Conyngham
Assistant Clerk:  Freya Guy
Treasurer:  Raymond Thompson
Bookings Clerk:  Richard Oliver
Enquiries email:  exeterquakers@yahoo.co.uk

Bookings email: exetermhbookings@yahoo.co.uk            

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Photo courtesy of Jem Southam

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 Address:
Friends Meeting House
Wynards Lane

Magdalen Street
EXETER  EX2 4HU

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.

 

Local poet Lawrence Sail has written a poem for our late Friend Steve Sims, a link to this tribute entitled 'Thinking of Steve', can be found at the foot of this page.

 

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Every Friday evening, 5:30-6:30pm in Bedford Square, Exeter

Vigil protesting against the bombing of Syria - All welcome


Quaker Week 2017 will run from Saturday 30th September to Saturday 7th October

The theme is ‘In Turbulent Times be a Quaker’


Friday 6th October, 7.00pm for 7.30pm at Exeter Meeting House
Talk on Conscientious Objectors in Devon


Friday and Saturday, 6th & 7th October, 10.00am – 4.00pm Tavistock Meeting House

Tavistock Meeting, Friends’ Art Exhibition.  An exhibition by artists, sculptors, potters and photographers from among Tavistock Friends.


Saturday 7th October, 10.30am – 4.00pm, Exeter Meeting House,
Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, follow-up workshop. everybody welcome, if you didn’t go to Warwick....or if you did.


Saturday 7th October, all day, from 10.00am. Ottery St Mary Parish Hall.
Spirituals and Gospel Music in the African Tradition


Sunday 8th October, after Meeting for Worship

Sale of Traidcraft Goods


Tuesday 10th October, 11.00am to 3.00pm at 23 New North Road, Exeter
The Monica Shallis Collection will be open.


Saturday 14th October & Sunday 15th October. Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Library and RAM Museum

‘WoW’ – Women of the World Festival. A wide range of events on both days. Day pass: £10 (£8); Weekend pass: £16 (£12.50) Tickets from Phoenix Box Office or online (where there is also a full list of events) at: https://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/events/women-of-the-world/


Exeter Meeting House, Sunday 15th October, 10.30am.
All-Age Meeting


Sunday 15th October, Exeter Meeting House, 12:00 noon

Children and Young People's Committee training session for would-be leaders and helpers,


Sunday 15th October, 2.30pm - 4.30pm in Southernhay URC Hall
Exeter Progressive Christian Network, meeting and lecture. Rev Professor Adrian Thatcher, Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exeter will speak about his latest book: Redeeming Gender, published last year. His OUP blog https://blog.oup.com/2016/07/equalitygender-theology/ describes the book. Open to all, £2.50 per person.


Wednesday 18th October at Exeter Community Centre from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Holocaust Memorial Day Workshop. Holocaust Memorial Day will be on 27th January 2018. This workshop will assist people and groups planning to hold events to mark the day next year.


Friday 20th October Mint Methodist Church, Refreshments from 6.30pm, talk and discussion 7.00 - 8.30pm
The Spirituality of Jane Austin, T Paula Hollingsworth explores Jane Austen’s strong but understated faith and its effect on her writing and life. Evening led by Sheila Swarbrick from the Parish of Central Exeter. Donations to cover costs, profits to St Petrock’s. Copies of book, £10.


Friday 20th October, Ashburton Town Hall, 6.30pm

’Art and Soul’ (Devon Baha’i Community). An event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i faith; a short commemorative address and private viewing of an exhibition of art and ceramics. Exhibition also open following day (Saturday) 10.00am – 4.00pm.


Saturday 4th November, Exeter Meeting House, arrivals: 10.00am – first session begins 10.30am
Exploring the Old Testament (Woodbrooke-on-the-Road), with Ann Conway-Jones,  £20 per person, booking with Judith Thompson is essential (by September 30th).


Dartmoor Prison, Saturday 4th November. Meet at Prison Museum car park, 10.45am.

Conscientious Objectors Remembrance Event,  Silent vigil, prayer and poetry reading to remember COs imprisoned at Dartmoor and other prisons. All welcome. A chance, perhaps, to share the story of a relative imprisoned at Dartmoor? Bring waterproofs and walking boots for a walk to the "Conchies" Road. Further information, contact Mark Penfold or Pip Harris.


Sunday 5th November. A visit to Shillingford Organic Farm

Earth Matters, Faith Matters: Faith in Food Farm Day 2017.  featuring walking, reflection, sharing readings and prayers plus preparing a meal from traditional and local ingredients. Please bring any suitable ingredients and readings/prayers to share. All welcome. Possibility of shared transport. For further details, please contact Joanie Harris: joanie@exeter.anglican.org – Tel: 01392 289490


Tuesday 8th November. 23 New North Road, Exeter

Monica Shallis Collection, open from 11.00am to 3.00pm


Saturday 11th November, 11.00am, Exeter Meeting House

Devon Area Meeting, All welcome (both Members and Attenders). Attenders please notify DAM Clerk, Juliet Morton: juliet@mortonpq.plus.com


Wednesday 15th November, 10.00am at Exeter Guildhall
Raising of the Polish Flag, and accompanying exhibition, 14th-16th November, at Exeter Guildhall; there will be a special Evensong at Exeter Cathedral to remember 307 Squadron starting at 5.30pm. This event emphasises our continued support for, and cooperation with, the Polish community. Full details at www.307squadron.org


Tuesday 24th November. 23 New North Road, Exeter

Monica Shallis Collection,Open from 11.00am to 3.00pm.


Thursday 30th November. St Sidwell’s Community Centre from 4.00pm – 6.00pm

Reclaim the Night Exeter, march from St Sidwell’s to Bedford Sq., 6.30pm-7.30pm, to promote public awareness of the levels of violence and harassment experienced by women and girls on our streets. All Welcome.


Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December 2017, Brussels

Sanctuary Everywhere. QPSW/QCEA conference


Justice, Peace & Creation Chapel, St Petrock’s Church, Monday 4th December at 6.00pm

The reopening, by Bishop Sarah, of the newly refurbished St Petrock’s church including the reinstatement of the Justice, Peace and Creation Chapel, formerly located in the Cathedral


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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


 

 

 

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