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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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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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War and Peace : Outer conflict, inner peace

You are invited to North London Quakers’ annual awayday on Saturday 5th September at Winchmore Hill Meeting House from 9.30am to 4.45pm. The theme is “War and Peace : Outer conflict, inner peace” Guest speaker will be Harvey Gillman and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Report from Junior Yearly Meeting

Between the 2nd and 9th of August I was most privileged, with the generous help of the Area meeting, to attend Junior Young Meeting, a youth section within YMG orientated for 14-17 year olds. The theme for the week was … Continue reading

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