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.  On the first and third 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 willingnexx 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.

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:  Bridget Oliver
Treasurer:  Richard Oliver
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.

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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


A Small Action Towards the New Economy…..
Each month, Sustainability Support Group will be suggesting an action which Friends could take to further our sustainability witness.  This month……….

Those of us who use Facebook are being asked by the Group to look at the page for Exeter’s Journey to Zero Waste and to follow the ideas
and recommendations given there  - Sustainability Support Group


Memorial Walk for Conscientious Objectors, Tuesday 15th May

There will be walk on the Conchies’ Road to commemorate all COs including those who died at Dartmoor including Harry Firth and Henry Haston. Full details to follow. Advices and Queries 7. Be aware of the spirit of God at work in the ordinary activities and experience of your daily life. Spiritual learning continues throughout life, and often in unexpected ways. There is inspiration to be found all around us, in the natural world, in the sciences and arts, in our work and friendships, in our sorrows as well as in our joys. Are you open to new light, from whatever source it may come? Do you approach new ideas with discernment?


Julian Prayer. Monday 14th May, 2.30pm, in St John the Baptist Chapel, Cathedral


Prayer Round the Cross. Friday 18th May 7.00pm at St Pancras

A meditative service with periods of silence and singing in the Taizé tradition.


Personal Openings. Sunday 20th May, 9:45am - 10:15am

A text/piece from a non-Quaker tradition followed by time for Friends to respond.


Wednesday 23rd May, St Michael’s, Mount Dinham, 7.30-9.30pm

An Evening with Nicola Field of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners.  A showing of the 1986 video by Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (featured in the film Pride) plus Nicola speaking on LGSM’s lessons for the 21st century.
Refreshments, retiring collection.


Choral Evensong for Trinity Sunday, Sunday 27th May, 6.30pm, at St Martin’s with the University Chapel Choir.


Devon and Cornwall Gathering, Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June. Sheldon Retreat Centre.

Opportunities for fun, fellowship, personal space, communal activities and spiritual growth.For further details please contact Pip Harris. General info and booking form - http://www.swquakers.org.uk/content/gatherings-and-arrangements


Extended Meeting for Worship at Exeter Meeting House, Saturday 2nd June, 10.00am–4.00pm


Orthodox Vespers for St Petrock’s Day, Monday 4th June, 6.00pm, at St Petrock’s


Prayer Round the Cross. Friday 15th June, 7.00pm at St Pancras

A meditative service with periods of silence and singing in the Taizé tradition.


Saturday 16th June - Sponsored Walk to support Umm al Kheir Kindergarten, Hebron
Having undertaken to support, at the request of the villagers, the kindergarten of the deprived and persecuted Bedouin village of Umm al
Kheir near Hebron, we have again been asked for money for teachers' salaries. To draw attention to the need for funds, a walk is planned, as in
2016. This time the proposed route is the Templer Way from Haytor to Teignmouth. . Distance to walk: anything from 1 mile to the total distance of 17 miles. Please contact me if you think you might like to walk and/or would like more info. (davies.tony@gmx.com).   - Tony Davies


Personal Openings. Sunday 17th June, 9:45am - 10:15am, Exeter Meeting House

A text/piece from a non-Quaker tradition followed by time for Friends to reflect and respond.


Outdoor Meeting for Worship, Sunday 17th June, Princesshay

Leaving the Meeting House at 11.00am, worship from 11.15-11.45


Dialogue Session, Sunday 17th June, 12.00noon

Developing our abilities to explain our Quaker beliefs to others.


Community Sponsorship for Refugees. Wednesday 20th June, 9.30am (registration) - 12.30pm. The Old Deanery, Cathedral Close


Shared Meal, Becoming a Sanctuary Meeting, Friday 22nd June, 6.00pm at the Meeting House

Learn more, ask questions, consider approaches.


Shared Lunch, Sunday 24th June Exeter Meeting House

Our Friend Penny Wilcox; EAPPI placement.  At the end of our shared lunch, St Leonards Circle will be offering a range of desserts and puddings in support of Penny’s EAPPI placement from August to November.


Exeter Respect Festival, Saturday and Sunday, 30th June and 1st July, Belmont Park

Sign-up sheet on notice board in MH lobby.


Quiet Retreat Day, Saturday 7th July

There will be a quiet day retreat at the Meeting House, led by Woodbrooke tutors Andy Stoller and Katie Evans. Quiet time with optional activities. Book with Judith Thompson by 24th June.


Sticklepath Forge and Quaker Cemetery. Thursday 12th July

St Leonard’s Circle are planning a visit and hope that Friends will join them. Details to be confirmed.


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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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