Central England Quakers Events
Piano recital in aid of Ukraine
7:30 pm on 08/07/2022 at Unitarian Chapel, 31 High St, CV34 4AX.
Warwick Quakers present a piano recital by John Sheldon in aid of the DEC Ukraine appeal. Programme will include dances from Ukraine as well as classical dances from France, Ireland, Poland, Roumania, Scotland and Spain. Tickets £8 (under 18s free; refreshments incl.) buy from the Warwick Quaker Community Café or 01926 747393
Meeting for Worship for Peace
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on 09/07/2022 at Sutton Coldfield Quaker Meeting House, Kenelm Rd, B73 6HD.
Sutton Quakers will be holding a blended Meeting for Worship for Peace, where we will hold in the Light all those who are suffering as a result of armed conflict, wherever they may live in the world. We will also uphold all those who are working for peace. Members of other local meetings will be most welcome to join us. There will be light refreshments afterwards for all those who come to the Meeting House in person. For more details please contact Fiona Waterhouse (details in the blue membership book)
Quaker Concerns Study Group
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on 11/07/2022 at , , .
A study group held on Zoom by Bournville Local Meeting. This month we welcome Sheila Mosley of Leicester AM to discuss the work of QARN. Sheila writes: "It all started with music in 2001, asking people ‘do you sing’ - because I do and music crosses all sorts of borders, developing friendships with people making asylum claims, being refused asylum, locked in detention, removed from UK, endlessly waiting for decisions, and a burning sense of injustice has driven me to work for change ever since." Meeting ID: 874 4299 2086 Password: George
Film Night at Coventry
7:00 pm on 14/07/2022 at Coventry Quaker Meeting House, Hill St, CV1 4AN.
On Thursday 14th July at 7pm we will be watching Pacifism Under Test.This presents personal responses and reflections of some of those who served in the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU) and the Friends Relief Service (FRS) and gives an insight into the Quaker Peace Testimony when confronted with the evils of the Nazi regime and the horrors of War. Coventry Quakers invite you to join our Film Night, held on the second Thursday of every month. This features movies played on our huge plasma TV - it's not just for Blended Meetings! Even if you know the film do come along and experience watching and chatting about it with Friends, bring friends and family along to this free event.
Area Meeting July 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm on 21/07/2022 at Warwick Quaker Meeting House, 39 High St, CV34 4AX.
Our Area Business Meeting is a special type of Meeting for Worship used to make decisions: from how Quakers spend our money, to adopting a Concern.
Hiroshima Day Service 2022
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm on 06/08/2022 at Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, CV1 5FB.
Lord Mayor of Coventry's Committee for Peace and Reconciliation invite you to a service of reflection for Hiroshima Day 2022. Coventry Quakers have long supported this event to remember those affected by the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and promote reconciliation. There will be music, poetry, and making cranes of peace. (Image: origami cranes being made at a previous service, photo: Mike Lane). Taiko Drumming performance - 1pm to 2pm Remembrance Service - 2pm to 3pm Chat and farewells - 3pm to 3.30pm All are welcome, in person at the Cathedral, or streaming online via the Cathedral's Facebook page (you do not need an account). For primary and secondary school children there is a free drumming workshop in the morning, contributing to the performance at 1pm - download Taiko Drumming 2022 flyer for more information and booking. For further information on both events, please contact David Fish on 07779 784 786 or email@example.com
Living Witness Gathering
All Day on 26/08/2022 - 29/08/2022 at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, 1046 Bristol Road, B29 6LJ.
Living Witness supports the development of spirit-led approaches to sustainable living among Quakers and in the wider society. Prophet, healer, rebel, mystic, helper, builder…? Have you found a niche in the ecosystem of responses to the climate and ecological crisis? How can we support, challenge and care for each other on our different paths? What does our Quaker faith and practice bring? Whether you are deeply and widely engaged, or feel stuck and unsure what to do next, you are welcome at our summer gathering. We will weave together short talks, response sessions and workshops, relaxation, worship and other spiritual practices. We hope to strengthen our sense of community and the connections among our diverse approaches, to open ourselves to transformation and discern some unity in a way forward together. Gathering fee: £330 includes accommodation and meals from Friday evening to Monday lunch. Non-residential: £180 includes meals and refreshments except breakfast, Friday to Monday. Some camping space is available nearby. Weekend only: £260 includes accommodation and meals Friday to Sunday For further details and to book your place, please contact Laurie Michaelis at firstname.lastname@example.org Do get in touch if you need a bursary to be able to attend; if you would like to help with running the gathering; if you could offer a workshop, epilogue or other activity. And please contribute to the bursary fund if you can.