Photo courtesy of Jem Southam
Friends Meeting House
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.
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. On the second and last Sundays of the month, 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 9:45am 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 third Sunday of the month at 9:45am in Exeter Meeting House, there is a Personal Opening session. A short piece, prayer, poem from a non-Quaker faith tradition to which Friends will have the opportunity to respond.
On the last Sunday of each month, there is a bring and share lunch after Meeting.
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.
Treasurer: Jim Putz
Bookings: Rosemary Chambers & Bob Lovett
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Laura Conyngham and five other Exeter Quakers manned a stall at Exeter University Freshers' Week, sharing with students information about Quakers and also some delicous cake!
Prayers for Healing. Every Monday, 1.00pm at the Cathedral
Approx 30 minutes followed by refreshments.
Weekday Holy Communion. St Pancras’ every Tuesday at 1.15pm
Holy Ground, second Sunday of the month 7.00pm at the Cathedral
The foodbank needs our support, regardless of where we chose to make our donations. Items are collected regularly from the lobby of the Meeting House. Most-wanted items are:
long-life fruit juice, semi-skimmed UHT milk, sponge puddings, canned meat, pasta sauces, rice, toilet rolls.
Cash donations also needed for running costs. https://exeter.foodbank.org.uk
St Martin’s Church, 8.00pm on the five Mondays of Lent, 11th, 18th, 25th March, 1st, 8th April
A contemplative journey through Lent. The service of Compline, with plainchant and polyphony. Hosted by Margaret Aagesen Hughes
(Soprano) and Clare Bryden (Alto). Featuring the music of Bach, Barber and Saint-Saëns, and musicians Ruth Molins, Sophie Brewer
(Flute), Emma Welton (Violin), Catherine Bradley (Cello).
A Syrian Supper, Thursday 14th March at 7.00pm at The Welcome Café, Haven Banks (by canal basin); tel: 01392 439201
An evening of delicious food and conversation; a fundraising event for Refugee Support Group and Exeter City of Sanctuary. Tickets (from Welcome Café), £25.
Prayer Round the Cross, St Pancras’ Church - Taize service with singing and quiet reflection. Friday 15th March, 7.00pm
Musical Afternoon, Ashburton Art Centre, Saturday 16th March 2019 from 2.00 until 5.00pm
Lent Lecture, Exeter Cathedral,'Paying Attention to What we Eat' Sunday 17th March 2019 at 5.00pm
Rev Canon Dr Chris Palmer: 'The Ethics of Care in a Cathedral Context'
12-hour Brexit Vigil, Friday 22nd March at St David’s Church; 8.00am - 8.00pm
Including both shared programmed worship and silent prayer. March Against Hunting. Belmont Park, Exeter, Saturday 23rd March, at 12.00noon.
Talk by Mark Waistell on Future of Area Meeting. Sunday 24th March, after MfW. Exeter Meeting House
Joint Social Gathering with Exmouth and Sidmouth Friends. Wednesday 27th March at 11.00am, RAM Museum café
Meeting for Worship for Brexit, Friday 29th March, 7.00pm at Exeter Meeting House.
A ‘Saying Goodbye’ Service, Saturday 30th March, 2.30pm, Exeter Cathedral
A service for children lost at birth or in infancy.
Makepeace Daly Turns the Tables, Saturday 30th March
An all-day singing and performance workshop organised by L&GiF Committee.