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Quaker artist exhibits in central London

Enfield Quaker Anne McNeill Pulati will be one of three women exhibiting this summer at the busy Gallery in the Crypt, St Martin in the Fields.  She expects many thousands of visitors to this exhibition, at the world-famous church off … Continue reading

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Progress report on works to Meeting House and grounds

Winchmore Hill Quakers thank all those who have supported us in our financial appeal for the Meeting House and Grounds.  We’ve had support from across the country and from those in our local community. By the autumn, we hope to … Continue reading

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Open Gardens Saturday 13 June

Poets, plants and picnics Winchmore Hill Quakers garden to take part Open Garden Squares Weekend Saturday 13th June, 11am to 5pm.    Winchmore Hill Quakers announce a special day for visitors to their beautiful garden and burial ground.   Everyone … Continue reading

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No plans for booksale

Winchmore Hill Quakers are sorry to announce that they have no current plans to run the joint Amnesty-Quakers booksale. We have enjoyed running this event over the last five years but with changes to the way Amnesty runs its book … Continue reading

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Why we come to meeting for worship

We’ve produced a new leaflet, where more than twenty people involved in the meeting say what they get from our regular silent worship and spiritual community.  I’m trying to figure out how to put it on the website, but in … Continue reading

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Worrying risk in antisemitism

The Community Standards Trust, which campaigns for safety for the Jewish community, hit the headlines with claims that many Jews were considering leaving the country.  The Jewish Chronicle responded with its own survey, which confirmed concerns about rising antisemitism, but … Continue reading

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Define religious

Traditionally the British courts, and British dictionaries, defined religion as a belief in God or a Supreme Being.  This meant Buddhists, Jains, some other eastern religions and much of the New Age weren’t religious. Another definition I have seen is … Continue reading

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Stones, motes, planks

Paul Girvan, a DUP politician in Northern Ireland, wants to introduce a religious conscience clause so that individuals would not have to offer goods and services to people which offend their religious convictions.  This arose from the case where the … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

There will be a meeting for worship on Christmas Day, 10.30-11.15 at the Meeting House.  All are welcome, even if you have never been before. Christmas is a complicated time.  Some people need a pause from the stress of meeting … Continue reading

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Women bishops

The Church of England has finally decided to have women bishops and it is likely one will be appointed in the next year or so. William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, said that “some of his best men were … Continue reading

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