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Meeting for Worship Time: 10:30am each Sunday. Meetings last for one hour and are preceded by a bring and share breakfast and are followed by tea, coffee and the opportunity to meet and talk with each other. All are welcome to attend our meetings whether Quakers or not.
Children’s Meeting Times: 10:30am each Sunday, children join the main meeting for the first ten minutes and then meet separately.
Weekday Meeting Time: From 12:15 - 1:00pm every Thursday at St Mary Arches Church, Mary Arches Street, Exeter.
Business Meetings of Exeter Local Meeting are held on the first Sunday of the month, following meeting for worship
Clerk: Alison Mitchell
Tel: 01392 664033
Assistant Clerk: Gerald Conyngham
Tel: 01363 773000
Treasurer: Raymond Thompson
Photo by Jem Southam
To enquire about arranging a school visit to the Meeting House click:
To book rooms at the Meeting House, preferably by email, click: Bookings or phone Rita Dampney on 01392 498372. Please click here for hiring rates.
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Last Sunday of each month - Sunday lunch
12:00pm, at St George's Meeting House (Wetherspoons)
Join with us with our monthly Sunday lunch, open to all who would like to come. If you just fancy coming along for just a coffee or tea, that's great too.
Details of the Wetherspoon menu can be found following this link
Friday 19 April and Friday 17 May, 1:00-3:30pm, at 27 Castle Mount, Exeter EX4 4JW:
The daily practice of compassionate living led by Ruth Sewell for the exploration of
Wednesday 15 May, 7:30pm at St Michael's Church
As part of the series of St Michael's Lectures which attempt to bring perspectives on issues connected with Faith and Christianity to a wide audience
Dr Alistair Logan (Department of Theology and Religion, University of Exeter) will speak on The Gnostics and their enduring appeal
Friday 24 May at 7:00 - 8:00pm:
Ben Bradshaw, Labour MP for Exeter, has agreed to meet with us.
This follows our consideration of the proposal to replace Trident, particularly the cost in an era of cutbacks, leading to the conclusion that the only way to rid our country of this would be to influence politicians. Ben Bradshaw is expecting to consider issues about Trident, sustainability and equality - and says he is 'looking forward to the meeting.' We will share refreshments beforehand, but Ben's time will be strictly limited. Everyone is welcome - do please come along.
Saturday 1 June and Sunday 2 June, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Respect Festival at Belmont Park.
Wednesday 12 June, 7:30pm at St Michael‟s Church
As part of the series of St Michael’s Lectures which attempt to bring perspectives on issues connected with faith and Christianity to a wide audience, Dr Sheila Cassidy (medical doctor, psychotherapist and author) will speak on From Chilean jail to hospice doctor.
Friday 14 June, 7:30pm at the Cygnet Theatre, Friars Gate, Exeter:
Aa performance of the latest Plain Quakers play 'Nine parts a Quaker: unfinished business'
Wednesday 3 July, 7:30pm at St Michael's Church
As part of the series of St Michael‟s Lectures which attempt to bring perspectives on issues connected with faith and Christianity to a wide audience, the Revd Canon Chancellor Andrew Godsall (Canon Chancellor, Exeter Cathedral) will speak on Music and theology: the dancing night of the soul.
Saturday 5 October, at Exeter Meeting House:
A 'Woodbrooke on the Road' course Jesus, a Quaker approach
Tim Peat Ashworth (an experienced and respected tutor who comes highly recommended by Gerald Conyngham) will be bringing his „Woodbrooke on the Road‟ course: Jesus, a Quaker approach to Exeter. This will be an all-day course with places for 12 - 30 people at a price of £20 each. Bursaries are available to anyone who feels they need one.
Charges for rooms (updated November 2011):
Ordinary hirers: All day - £60; Session - £30; Extra hour - £13
Charities & voluntary bodies: All day - £45; Session - £22.50; Extra hour - £10
Upstairs rooms (the same charges apply for the medium & small rooms)
Ordinary hirers: All day - £31; Session - £15; Extra hour - £7
Charities & voluntary bodies: All day - £24; Session - £12; Extra hour - £7
Morning: 9am-1pm; Afternoon: 2-5.30pm; Evening: 6.30-10pm
More than 2 weeks’ notice : no charge
Less than 2 weeks but more than 48 hours’ notice: half the booking charge
Less than 48 hours’ notice: full booking charge