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Worship 10.30 to 11.15 am on 25th December

As usual Winchmore Hill Quakers will hold a special meeting for worship on 25th December. 10.30 to 11.15 am. This is a time often valued for those who find the Christmas period difficult, for whatever reason, or who wish some … Continue reading

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Personal thoughts on the future of our group of Quaker Meetings

Note for non-Quakers.  Each local worshipping community of Quakers is also part of a larger Quaker community, in our case five meetings. (Us, New Barnet, Stoke Newington, Tottenham, and Bunhill Fields on the borders of the City of London.) Membership … Continue reading

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The life in Winchmore Hill Quaker Meeting – some thoughts

Challenges for our Meeting in 2019  -   As I see it (We are compiling our annual Life of the Meeting, a brief summary of how the truth prospers among us.  In considering this, Pamela wrote these notes.) The successful outreach … Continue reading

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World Quaker Day

For World Quaker Day we asked those involved with the meeting to bring a friend or neighbour to meeting.  It turned out to be a good way to help those who come but rarely to come as well. Among the … Continue reading

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Housekeeping the website

We’re doing some minor refits.  Hopefully nothing will go wrong Stephen Please like & share:

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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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