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October 2016

Shared Lunch and Discussion

Sunday 16 October 2016 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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Nailsworth Quakers are organising a shared lunch and discussion after their normal Meeting for Worship for anyone curious to know more about Quakers. All welcome.

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February 2017

Quaker Approaches to Jesus and the Bible

Friday 10 February 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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How do Quakers today interpret our Christian roots? What place does the Bible have in our faith now? Nailsworth Meeting elders invite you to explore these questions in a two-session course on Friday mornings 10 and 17 February, based on material from the ‘Being Friends Together’ web resource published by Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre. A creche will be available. To book your name on the course, please sign the sheet in Nailsworth Meeting House library or contact Jane Mace (details below).  

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October 2017

Being Friends Together – Commitment and Community

Sunday 22 October 2017 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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A short series of three meetings on commitment and community in Quaker life, drawing on participants' own experiences and on Chapters 10 and 11 of Quaker Faith and Practice. The facilitators will be Jane Mace and John Geale. The other two sessions will be on 29 October and 5 November, same time and place. Please come, even if you think you may have to miss a session. Please use the sign-up sheet in Nailsworth Meeting House, or email Jane (email…

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November 2018

Remembrance and Peace : a discussion

Sunday 11 November 2018 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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What did it mean to be a conscientious objector in World War One?  What are the rights of those who refuse to fight in the world today? and how can we best remember their commitment? Drawing on research undertaken for talks given as a Quaker Peace and Social Witness speaker, this session will offer an introduction to: conscription in World War l the realities of claiming a conscientious objection to military service, then and now and invite us to consider how best…

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February 2019

From Sorrow to Hope

Sunday 17 February 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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Not to be missed - a passionate and moving sequence of music and poetry reflecting on the plight of dispossessed peoples, and raising funds for GARAS - Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Including Thomas Tallis' amazing Lamentations, and music by Monteverdi, Byrd, Vaughan Williams, Macmillan, Shepherd and De Vert, sung by the Cotswold Canal Singers under Hugh Barton. Poetry by (among others) Eliot, Levi, Zephaniah and Pink Floyd.

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October 2019

Tales from the Meeting House

Saturday 5 October 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nailsworth Friends Meeting House, Chestnut Hill
Nailsworth, GL6 0RA United Kingdom
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Free

Choice of two story telling sessions for all ages with tea in between. Two well-loved storytellers will be offering 'enthralling tales from all over the world’ - and some Quaker myths and legends, as well.

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