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Tue1

1 Mar 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon7

7 Mar 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue8

8 Mar 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon14

14 Mar 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue15

15 Mar 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Fri18

18 Mar 2022 @ 18:30

Can a Tree be Wrong?

Venue: Kingston Quaker Centre

Kate Hardwick, a conservation scientist from
the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, will talk
about her work on Ten Golden Rules for
reforestation, and how they can be applied
productively.
We are currently facing three interlinked global
crises – poverty, climate change and
biodiversity loss. Global initiatives such as the
Bonn Challenge and the UN Decade on
Restoration seek to address these challenges
through landscape restoration, often including
large-scale reforestation, but in reality these
projects often focus on the first two issues,
neglecting biodiversity. When people plant the wrong trees in the wrong place, it can cause more harm than good.

Mon21

21 Mar 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue22

22 Mar 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Thu24

24 Mar 2022 @ 19:00-21:00

Still true to thine own self

Venue: Zoom

‘.......the talk took a new turn and you both listened avidly to the other and to something that was emerging in your visit……….’

‘if we are to speak to others, we first need to learn to listen to them with sensitivity’


Following our meetings in June and in December last year, this will be the third London Quakers discussion on Sex and Gender Diversity.  It will be run on Zoom and be open to Friends and Attenders from BYM.  


We will have participants with much experience of sex and gender diversity issues and participants with rather little experience.  This time, we are not planning to have introductory talks.


We want our discernment to arise from those who come to join us, so we invite all registrants to identify questions in advance that they would like to hear discussed.  We will aim to allow sufficient time for everyone to speak who wishes to. We seek a brave Quaker space where each of us can discuss their thoughts and ideas and raise questions without concerns about contention or criticism.  

We know that some of us like to talk in smaller groups in breakout rooms.  If there is enough interest, we can arrange breakout rooms with facilitators.


Register in advance for this meeting:  Moderated

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcu-grjkpGtP0PmCe-mzq07L8zbfk2ZFf 


or https://bit.ly/LQGDIII


AN INVITATION TO A BRAVE SPACE

adapted by Micky Scottbey Jones from an original by Beth Strano.  There's ongoing discussion about attribution and the Plagiarism word has been used.

 

Together we will create brave space

Because there is no such thing as a “safe space”

We exist in the real world

We all carry scars and we have all caused wounds.

In this space

We seek to turn down the volume of the outside world.

We amplify voices that fight to be heard elsewhere,

We call each other to more truth and love

We have the right to start somewhere and continue to grow. We have the responsibility to examine what we think we know. We will not be perfect.

It will not always be what we wish it to be

But

It will be our brave space together,

And

We will work on it side by side.

Sun27

27 Mar 2022 @ 14:00

Back Door Parole by Journeymen Theatre

Venue: Golders Green Meeting House , 17 North Square, NW11 7AD

All friends, partners, and neighbours are welcome to join us for the performance from 2pm.

Backdoor Parole is about the UK Prison system - which appears to be not really a system so much as a series of malicious coincidences.   Prison and how it works are  presented to us through the relationship between lifer Ron and newbie Quaker chaplain Katarina - or is she Kathy or Kate?  Ron tests her resilience and equanimity systematically  as he learns whether he can trust her and talk to her. Some of their exchanges are poignant and moving; others are hilarious. He doesn’t tell her what he did; and he knows that she hasn’t taken the steps necessary to find out.  But he talks to her about how things work and how prisoners are buffeted around by the way things are done to them.  Ron yearns for stability, and he knows that he’ll never get out.  He is old, ailing, and isolated.  The play closes on a cruel trick of the system and a cruel trick of his body.

 

Mon28

28 Mar 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue29

29 Mar 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Thu31

31 Mar 2022 @ 18:30-20:30

Opening further consultation about PLG

Venue: Friends House if practical

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday 31st March 2022 provisionally from 1830 to 2030.

Our institutions were created to serve the life of our Society.  That life is many faceted but the spiritual aspect comes over all.  The spirit can and should lead us to examine and reform our institutions when the time is right.

Work on the governance of the Quakers of London has been making steady progress since the first open meeting in April 2019 to discuss reform.  That meeting led to the term Pan London Governance (PLG) and to the creation of a PLG Steering Group and Working Group which first convened in late 2019. Their work led to a discussion paper and a meeting to thresh ideas that arose from it, held in April 2021.   That was part of a wider consultation with London AMs, and so is this one.

The PLG SG and PLG WG have continued their work and now feel that the time is right to consult the Area Meetings of London again, presenting the Groups’ current thinking about the future governance of the Quakers of London.

This is not a decision taking meeting, but informative and to prompt and initiate discussion within the AMs of London.

The meeting will be open to all London Quakers.  Register through Eventbrite (https://bit.ly/LQ-PLG-310322).  We ask Friends who are not members of one of the London AMs to refrain from registering for this meeting.

We plan to send papers for this meeting to registrants a week before the meeting.

We wish to hold this as a blended meeting with timing to accommodate everyone.  We await further news about the opening hours of Friends House before we finalise times and mode of meeting.

Further information from Clerklondonquakers@gmail.com.

Mon4

4 Apr 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue5

5 Apr 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon11

11 Apr 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue12

12 Apr 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon18

18 Apr 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue19

19 Apr 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon25

25 Apr 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue26

26 Apr 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon2

2 May 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue3

3 May 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon9

9 May 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue10

10 May 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon16

16 May 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue17

17 May 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Sat21

21 May 2022 @ 10:00-13:00

Spiritual and emotional wellbeing

Venue: Register to attend on Zoom - see below

In recent years our personal and communal well-being has been challenged  by stress, worry and loneliness. This London Quaker event is a reminder of the importance of caring for ourselves as well as one another. 

Dr Sarah Bower, an educational psychologist as well as prison and hospital chaplain, will be be introducing a discussion about compassionate listening.

Arthur Charlton, a facilitator with the Alternative to Violence Project (AVP) will be inviting us to consider how to handle situations that trigger strong emotions. 

Roswitha Jarman, formerly a therapist working with traumatised people in war zones, will lead an interactive session on spiritual well-being and the spirit-led life

 

Register on zoom to attend

Registration link on Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Mon23

23 May 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue24

24 May 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

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Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon30

30 May 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue31

31 May 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

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 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

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Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon6

6 Jun 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue7

7 Jun 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

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 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

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Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon13

13 Jun 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue14

14 Jun 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

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 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

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Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon20

20 Jun 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue21

21 Jun 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

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Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

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Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon27

27 Jun 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue28

28 Jun 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Sat2

2 Jul 2022 @ 10:30-12:00

Can a Tree be wrong?

Venue: Westminster Meeting House (probably)

Kate Hardwick of Kingston LM, one of Kew Gardens’s leading professionals will talk about her work on Ten Golden Rules for reforestation, and how they can be applied productively.

We are currently facing three interlinked global crises – poverty, climate change and biodiversity loss. Global initiatives such as the Bonn Challenge and the UN Decade on Restoration seek to address these challenges through landscape restoration, often including large-scale reforestation, but in reality these projects often focus on the first two issues, neglecting biodiversity. When people plant the wrong trees in the wrong place, it can cause more harm than good.

Mon4

4 Jul 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue5

5 Jul 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon11

11 Jul 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue12

12 Jul 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon18

18 Jul 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue19

19 Jul 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here

Mon25

25 Jul 2022 @ 19:00

Quaker Quest

Online Event: https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Since 2002 Quaker Quest at Friends House in London has been a way for people who want to know more about Quakers and their individual spiritual journeys to meet some Quakers in person and hear their stories. While Friends House is closed in the evenings and social distancing is advised, the Quaker Quest team would like to welcome you to online discussion and a sharing of views via Zoom. We hope that each evening will be driven by you and respond to what you want to know. Each main session lasts for an hour and is followed by a short 15-minute Meeting for Worship and the opportunity for informal chat. The best way to show interest is by replying through this Meetup link (so that we have an idea of numbers): https://www.meetup.com/Quaker-Quest-London/events/

Tue26

26 Jul 2022 @ 18:45-20:30

London Friends Together

Venue: See meeting link in the text below

Join Online Meeting

Meeting link

 ZoomID 832 5021 1050

Password LQMFW

Every Tuesday at 19:00 there is an opportunity for Quakers across London to worship and talk together. We hope that this will build up the sense of a London-wide community of Friends, especially as we consider new ways of governing ourselves. We know that many Friends have become reasonably comfortable with online worship by now, so it seems a good time to use it to reach out across geographic distances. We will have a mixture of worship, a short conversation starter and some time in groups. You can join or leave after the worship.
When: Tuesdays, 19:00 to 20:30
Where: on Zoom of course (with a waiting room on entry)

Meeting Format:

18:45 – 19:00 Opportunity for chat

19:00 Meeting for Worship – for 30 minutes or so; join quietly please

19:30 Brief welcomes, notices, time to arrive or leave for some
Conversation starter talk - 4-5 minutes
19:40 Breakout groups of about 5 people each - 30 minutes. Please read the guidelines.

20:10 Worship sharing/ closing worship - 15 minutes or so

20:30 Close

Zoom details are in the venue or use the link below

Link to London Friends Together

Comments after a meeting? Evaluation form here