Friends House events

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June 2017


Sunday 4 June  |  Aspects of Quakerism: Spiritual preparation for Yearly Meeting Gathering

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, starting at 12.30pm. “Aspects of Quakerism” is our monthly session of discussions and talks on a variety of subjects to enrich our Meeting’s spiritual life.


Sunday 18 June  |  Quakers and a New Economy: Reading and Discussion Group

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, starting at 12.30pm. This group will explore how a Quakerly economic system could work in practice focussing on the series of seven booklets published by the new economy project at Quaker Peace and Social Witness.


19-25 June, Refugee Week – a week of events at Friends House

Refugee Week at Friends House is a festival of arts, education and culture that celebrates the contribution of people who have sought sanctuary, and encourages understanding between communities. For details of all the events, see here.


Sunday 25 June  |  Sanctuary Sunday and workshop

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, from 1pm to about 3pm a workshop with speakers on immigration and refugees. Friends across the UK are being encouraged to participate in Sanctuary Sunday and this workshop will help us learn more about immigration, refugees and welcoming newcomers to the country.


to 20 July  |  Making Connections Exhibition

Friends House, 9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturday (closed bank holiday Mondays). A free exhibition of paintings created by Jill Green inspired by the artist’s connection with Japan and passion for sustainability.


Quaker Quest  |  Monday evenings in June

  • 5 June: Quakers and Peace
  • 12 June: Quakers and God
  • 19 June: Quakers and Truth
  • 26 June: Quakers and Simplicity

6.30pm (refreshments) for a 7pm start, Lower Ground Floor Restaurant, Friends House. For those who’re new to Quakerism, find out more about that spirit which inspires us http://www.quakerquest.org/


Charity of the month

Every Sunday  |  Foodbank collections

We’re collecting for our local foodbank at Sunday Meetings for Worship. Please bring along your donations of long-lasting food such as boxes of cereal, tins of fish or meat, long life milk, sugar, long-life fruit juice and instant coffee.


July


Sunday 2 July  |  Newcomers’ forum

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, starting at 12.30pm. Newcomers’ forum is an opportunity for those new to Quakerism, and others, to bring up any matter for discussion.


Sunday 9 July  |  Meeting for worship for business

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, starting at 12.30pm. Newcomers’ forum is an opportunity for those new to Quakerism, and others, to bring up any matter for discussion.


Wednesday 12 July  |  North West London Area Meeting at Golders Green

Golders Green is hosting July’s Area Meeting. 5.45pm for refreshments, 6.30pm for the Meeting.


Sunday 23 July  |  Aspects of Quakerism

After Meeting for Worship at Friends House, starting at 12.30pm. “Aspects of Quakerism” is our monthly session of discussions and talks on a variety of subjects to enrich our Meeting’s spiritual life.