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 18th  August :     Quaker Meeting House,  South Terrace, Hastings                      12 noon

Following Meeting for Worship, we have our “sharing group” session, when we will be learning about making banners, in preparation for protests to be held at the DESi arms fair in London on 3rd September.

 

Also on 18th August :     Reading group at Tamara’s house   *                                                    6 pm

The reading group meets this evening at Tamara’s house to continues studying passages from  “Quaker faith and practice”. (NOTE  this is a week later than normal due to other commitments last week)

 

Saturday 24th  August :  Circle Group at the home of Sue McManus  *             3 pm

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

 

Sunday 25th August :    Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings               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 September : (after Meeting for Worship)   Meeting for Church Affairs           12 noon

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

 

Sunday 8th September :   Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings                12 noon 

Following Meeting for Worship we have our bi-monthly “Loop” meeting for Oversight issues, to consider the pastoral needs and welfare of all those in our Meeting.

Also on 8th September :     Reading group at Tamara’s house   *                                            6 pm

The reading group meets this evening at Tamara’s house to continues studying passages from  “Quaker faith and practice”.

 

Wednesday 11th September :  Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings             2 pm

The Local Meeting’s healing group meets this afternoon with tea and biscuits to follow. All are welcome.

 

Saturday 14th September  :   Bexhill Quaker Meeting House, Albert Road, Bexhill        11 am

Area Meeting at Bexhill will be a “business” session for practical and administration matters affecting the Sussex East Area. The meeting is expected to end around 1 pm.

 

Saturday 21st September :  Regional Meeting, Eastbourne Quaker Meeting House, Wish Road, Eastbourne                                                                                                                      10.30 am

Eastbourne Quakers are hosting Regional Meeting, an opportunity to meet Quakers from across East and West Sussex and Surrey. There will be a focus on “action on poverty” in our Region. Please bring a contribution towards a shared lunch. The Meeting is expected to finish about 4 pm.

 

Sunday 22nd September :    Quaker Meeting House, South Terrace, Hastings     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 29th September :   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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