Quaker Events

Notices, 4th September

  • Coffee And Scones Morning every Wednesday, 11am – 12.30pm in garden and social area upstairs. Starting 7th,September. Meeting For Worship at 1pm in Library.

Sounds of the Spirit: Thur. 22nd Sept. 7.30pm

Sounds of the Spirit
Thursday 22 September, 7.30 pm
at St Andrews Psalter Lane Church
31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8YL (NOT in Shirley House)

An evening of beautiful chanting and recitation from four faith traditions, featuring
Islamic nasheeds (spiritual songs)
Sikh Simran (remembrance of God)
Nembutsu (calling the name of the Buddha) from the Amida Buddhist tradition.
Christian chants from the Taizé community in France

See attached for more detials

Ethical Money Marketplace: Thur. 13th Oct. 7-9pm

Ethical Money Marketplace

Sheffield Climate Alliance www.sheffieldclimatealliance.net is hosting an Ethical Money Marketplace as part of the Climate Coalition organised ‘Speak Up’ week of action https://weekofaction.org.uk/.

You will be able to get information and talk to people from organisations involved in, for example, banking, pensions, community investments, phone and internet providers, retail and energy companies.

OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation: Sat. 17th Sept. Manchester

Living Spirituality
Who am I? What gives my life meaning?
The OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation offers a two year cutting edge
experiential programme creating your unique path to wholeness and
service, weaving together living community, spiritual leadership, social
action, ritual and spiritual counselling.

Friends House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS
on Saturday 17 September 2016 1pm to 4.30pm

See attached for more details
and visit http://interfaithfoundation.org

High Flatts Quaker Meeting - Gifts; Sat. 17th Sept. 1am-4pm

High Flatts Quaker Meeting – Gifts

‘It is the responsibility of a Christian community to enable its members to discover what their gifts are…’ Here is an opportunity to reflect upon your gifts, and share silence, worship, food, and good companionship.

Saturday 17th September 2016,
10 – 4 p m
At the Meeting House

Bring something to share for lunch, drinks are provided. Some art materials are provided. There is a small donation of £10 towards the upkeep of the Meeting House.

We regret that disabled access is limited and we have no disabled toilet at present.

Burngreave Ashram Meditation/Prayer Autumn programme

MEDITATION/PRAYER LUNCH & SEMINAR

Every First Monday 12 to 2:30 PM
11 AM Book/Poetry/Art Sharing
12 Noon Meditation/Prayer
12:30 PM Lunch – Bring and Share (Vegetarian)
1: 15 PM Seminar

Theme for autumn programme: Non-Violence/Harmony/Peace

See attached for details and dates for 2016/2017

Double Joy Fund-raiser - Sat. 10th Sept. 6-10pm

Double Joy Fundraiser on Saturday 10th September, 6pm until 10pm at Sheffield Central Quaker Meeting House. Free entry.

Our very talented Naomi and Donald will be treating us to their gorgeous bluesy melodies. You will have a chance to offer your skills and talents to fellow friends in a mini auction. (eg offers to bake a cake, lesson in map reading, write a poem….)

And… Gordon and “Horace the Horse” will be very bravely shaving/waxing their hairy legs for Double Joy.

Help with cleaning the Meeting House - Alison not well

Alison is in the Hallamshire Hospital Ward G1 – she is really poorly with a really bad infection.

Liz the team Leader is on holiday as are Christine and Anthony.

So that leaves Chriss, Linsay and Carole to hold the fort for the next two weeks

They really really beg and plead for help with the August clean down which is taking place Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th 9am – 1pm.

Lunch will be provided, as well as lots of coffee and chat, and there is also Wednesday Meeting fro Worship, 1-1.30pm