CALENDAR

 

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                                     

Hastings Quakers meet for Worship every Sunday at 10.30 am in the Meeting House at 5 South Terrace, Hastings TN34 1SA  (80 yards from the junction with Queens Road). The following events and activities listed are in addition to our regular Meetings for Worship.

          

                   

Sunday 23rd February :    (after Meeting for Worship)         shared lunch                                12.30 pm

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

 

Sunday 1st March   (after Meeting for Worship)   Meeting for Church Affairs                    12 noon

Our “business” meeting to discuss practical and administrative issues affecting the Meeting.

 

Saturday 7th March :   Quaker National Day of Healing,  Quaker Meeting House,  South Terrace  Hastings   2.30 pm  to  4.30 pm

This afternoon Hastings Quaker Meeting is participating in the national Quaker day of healing. The Meeting House will be open from 2.30 pm for quiet contemplation and reflection for two hours followed by a period for sharing your feelings and experience, over tea and cake. Do not feel obliged to stay for the whole period. You are welcome to arrive when you wish, and leave whenever you like. 

 

Sunday 8th March : Area Meeting at Hastings Quaker Meeting House,  South Terrace           1.30 pm

Hastings Quakers are hosting Area Meeting this afternoon – a chance to meet with Quakers from other Local Meetings across the Sussex East Area. There will be a presentation by Sergei Nikitin on humans rights in Russia, followed by the usual business and administrative affairs affecting the Area as a whole. We expect the meeting to finish around 4.30 pm.

AND  ON  THE  SAME  DAY                  Reading  Group at Tamara’s house    *                                          5 pm

The reading group meets this evening at Tamara’s house to continue studying passages from  “Quaker faith and practice”. (NOTE  the starting time: this is now being held an hour earlier than on previous occasions)

 

Sunday 15th March :     (after Meeting for Worship)    Sharing Group                                           12 noon

The “sharing group” gathers today to consider whether living organically is a Quaker issue. 

 

Saturday 21st March :    Circle Group at Tony and Cynthia’s house  *                              3 pm

This month the “circle group” meets at Tony and Cynthia’s home. All are welcome. Please bring anything that you feel would be of interest to share with the group over a cup of tea. 

 

Sunday 22nd March :    (after Meeting for Worship)         shared lunch                                                       12.30 pm

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

 

Saturday 28th March :  Regional Meeting, Eastbourne Quaker Meeting House, Wish Road      10.30 am

Eastbourne Quakers are hosting Regional Meeting, an opportunity to meet Quakers from across East and West Sussex and Surrey. The day will be concerned with considering how to make our meetings simpler, and will be led by our local Meeting development worker Carrie Comfort and by Jonathan Carmichael. Please bring a contribution towards a shared lunch. The Meeting is expected to finish about 4 pm.

 

Sunday 29th March :  (after Meeting for Worship)  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings      12 noon

After Meeting for Worship we have time set aside especially for Attenders and newcomers to the Meeting to ask questions or raise any issues about Quakerism generally or about the way our Meeting functions. Everyone has something to contribute, whether by 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  hastqua@gmail.com

 

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