Monthly Archives: November 2012

Energy policy is a moral issue

No targets for carbon reduction in Energy Bill?  An informative article by one of the National Quaker staff who works on the Sustainability Programme about the lack of commitment in the Eneregy Bill published yesterday. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/chris-walker/energy-policy-is-a-moral-issue_b_2210439.html www.huffingtonpost.co.uk Please like & … Continue reading

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Chris Vincenzi

Chris Vincenzi, who died recently, was a good friend of mine and much loved by many of us in this Meeting. He was a stalwart of Bunhill Fields Quaker Meeting and active in our Area Meeting. As this fine obituary … Continue reading

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Quaker quoted on women bishops

The Guardian has asked where supporters of women bishops might defect to.  Their conclusion is that they should probably stay and continue the discussion. Quakers are raised with the central office press officer being quoted.  Since Quakers admitted men and women … Continue reading

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“Superb” Quaker Fundraising concert breaks target

A classical benefit concert for Winchmore Hill Friends Meeting House (18 Nov) broke its target. Two well known local musicians, Rachel Brown and Gruffydd Owen, performed to a packed Meeting House, and Rachel also kindly provided CDs of her work … Continue reading

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Deepening the spiritual life of the meeting

We are greatly appreciating use of the book Deepening the Life of the Spirit  www.quaker.org.uk/shop/deepening  !!  It is forming the basis of four Fourth Sunday Focus sessions, the first of which has already happened.   Please like & share:

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Living Wage campaign: action on John Lewis

This November,  John Lewis will decide the fate of the 3,000 cleaners currently excluded from the Partnership and struggling to get by on poverty wages with  none of the sick pay, pension or holiday entitlements afforded to Partners. As part … Continue reading

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Purpose and ministry of our meeting and building

What is our Meeting’s ministry? Friends felt providing a visible presence of our Quaker Life and Testimonies in this local area for worship and service is central and is the impetus for letting our lives speak, to bring us all … Continue reading

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Clothing concern: Public meeting

This is our minute of record, At Winchmore Hill Quaker Meeting House on 17th November 2012 we, some25 souls,  gathered to consider issues surrounding the effects of our material consumption, particularly of clothes. We were led by Kate Pearson who … Continue reading

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The true cost of our clothing

This is the original article in the Quaker magazine the Friend http://thefriend.org/article/clothing-time-to-act prepared by a group of Quakers at Winchmore Hill.  North London area Quakers are considering whether to take this up as an area concern.   Please like & … Continue reading

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All age meeting for worship at Tottenham all welcome

All age meeting for worship at Tottenham on second Sunday in December (9th December) for everyone at the Area Meeting followed by bring and share lunch and carol singing. So do come along, bring some food and your voice/musical instrument. … Continue reading

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