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Quakers in Enfield look forward in celebration

Sometimes it’s just time to feel the joy. In 2012, Quakers in Enfield faced a challenge.  Our Grade Two Listed, 1790 Meeting House was cracking up.  We had significant subsidence without a clear idea how fast it would spread; parts … Continue reading

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Quakers embark on new shaping of their guidebook

Quakers decided at their annual gathering to look again at their handbook Quaker Faith and Practice.  The process follows years of thought and discussion locally, and is likely to take several more to complete.  Revision will be highly inclusive, and … Continue reading

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Open Gardens 9th and 10th June: all welcome

Quakers in Enfield are taking part in the London-wide event of Open Gardens. Free. Come and enjoy the tranquility of the historic garden at the Friends Meeting House, Winchmore Hill. See our Peace Tree and learn more about the historic … Continue reading

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God and the Book

It was kind of Simon Jenkins in the Guardian to write about the proposed revision of the Quaker handbook.  He managed to get it completely round his neck.  Christian Today also wrote a piece, which said we might revise it … Continue reading

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Benjamin Lay story in Hackney Citizen

The Benjamin Lay story has been covered here. Annoying ableism. https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2017/11/22/hackney-quakers-make-amends-disowning-radical-anti-slavery-dwarf-300-years-ago/   Please like & share:

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North London Quakers right a past wrong – look to present injustice

In an unusual move, North London Quakers formally expressed unity with a Quaker expelled from the movement three hundred years ago. Benjamin Lay was disowned by Devonshire House Monthly Meeting, our predecessor body, for radical positions expressed in theatrical ways.  … Continue reading

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Tweet cheerfully all over the world

Winchmore Hill Quakers have launched our new twitter account. Take heed, dear Friends, to the promptings of love and truth in your hearts. Trust them as the leadings of God whose light shows us our darkness and brings us to … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday Focus: Silence and Waiting

Anne McNeill led a Fourth Sunday Focus on Silence, Listening, and Waiting. This is a one hour session on a prepared topic. Anne chose to use a mixture of readings, silence, and discussion. It was a deep and revealing discussion … Continue reading

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Open Gardens event Sat 18th June

Quakers will again throw open their garden and burial ground, free, as part of the Open Gardens event 11-5pm Steph the gardener will explain how we manage the site on organic principles There will be refreshments and Quakers to talk … Continue reading

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Classical concert will back refugees and our building fund

Concert Mozart in Mannheim classical flute quartets performed on historical instruments with Rachel Brown and members of the Revolutionary Drawing Room Sunday November 15th 2015, 3pm Winchmore Hill Meeting House Church Hill, London N21 1LE Tickets available from Linda Davis Email: linda.davis.sheepdip@btinternet.com Tel: … Continue reading

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