MEMBERS’ PAGE

 

 This page is provides information about forthcoming events and activities at Hastings Local Quaker Meeting and is primarily for the use and information of local Friends and Attenders. 

 

Sunday 12th March :   12 noon  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship we have our bi-monthly “oversight” session to consider the pastoral needs and welfare of all those in our Meeting.

 

Saturday 18th March :   10.45 am  at Lewes Quaker Meeting House, Friars’ Walk. Lewes

Lewes Quakers are hosting “Regional Meeting” today. Quakers from all over Sussex and  Surrey are coming together  for a day on the theme “song and silence” including singing faith-based songs and Taize chants. Please bring a contribution towards shared lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided. Expected to finish around 3.30 pm.

AND  on the same day :  2 pm   Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Hastings Quakers invite members of the public to participate in the “Quaker Day of Healing” with an afternoon of silent worship and contemplation focussing our energies on healing the world’s problems and divisions. Finishes at 5 pm but you are free to arrive or leave whenever it suits you.

 

Sunday 19th March :   12 noon   Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship, Elspeth will introduce readings from various poets including Hopkins and Wordsworth

AND  on the same day :    6 pm at Tamara’s house  *

The Reading Group meets to continue studying John Lampen’s “Essays in Quaker History”

 

Saturday 25th March :   3 pm  at Tamara’s house  *

The Hastings “oversight circle” is meeting. All are welcome, whether you happen to live in Hastings or St. Leonards.

 

Sunday 26th  March :  12.30 pm  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship we have our “shared lunch” in the Meeting House. Please join us, and bring whatever contribution you wish to add to the variety of food.

 

Sunday 2nd April :  12 noon  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship we have our “Meeting for Church Affairs” to discuss and arrange practical and administrative issues concerning the Local Meeting.

 

Saturday 8th April :   3 pm  at Hilary’s home  *

The St. Leonards “oversight circle” is meeting. All are welcome, whether you happen to live in Hastings or St. Leonards.

 

Sunday 9th April :   11.50 am   Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship today, Hastings Quakers are hosting “Area Meeting” for Quakers from all around East Sussex. In the morning we will hear from Carrie Comfort, who has been appointed by the “Vibrancy in Meetings” project to help revitalise Quaker meetings in the south-east. After the lunch break we will be dealing with the various practical and administrative matters that require decisions to be made by the Area as a whole rather than at Local Meeting level. Tea and coffee will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and eat it in the Meeting House, or else there are several food outlets within a short distance. The meeting is expected to finish around 3.30 pm.

 

Saturday 22nd April :   3 pm  at Elspeth’s house  *

The St. Leonards “oversight circle” is meeting. All are welcome, whether you happen to live in Hastings or St. Leonards.

 

Sunday 23rd  April :  12.30 pm  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

Following Meeting for Worship we have our “shared lunch” in the Meeting House. Please join us, and bring whatever contribution you wish to add to the variety of food.

 

Sunday 30th  April :  12 noon  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings

After Meeting for Worship we have set aside time especially for Attenders and newcomers to the Meeting to ask any questions or to raise any issues about Quakerism generally or about the way the Meeting works and functions. Everyone has something to contribute, whether it be asking questions (which other people may well have been privately wondering about as well) or to share the benefit of your experience and insights.

 

*  Note that for reasons of privacy and data protection, full details of people’s names and private addresses will not be given here. Local Friends will generally be aware of these already. If any Friends wishing to attend any of these events require fuller details please enquire by e-mail to  hasqua@gmail.com

 

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