Northern Friends Peace Board EU referendum statement

EU Referendum, June 2016

DRAFT text for NFPB members
Approved by those present at the Northern Friends Peace Board Meeting in Edinburgh on 18.06.16

News from Woodbrooked

Notices 19th June 2016

Inner Quest
Paul Hunt has let us know that there is a gap in the Inner Quest schedule for 17th July – does anyone have a discussion topic they would like to introduce and lead? Please see Paul.

Spiritual Review (Jenni will give this notice in meeting)

WILPF Garden Party

On Saturday, 2 July 2016 the will be a Garden Party
at the home of Margaret Lawson and Faith Rodger
.38 Ryefield Gdns, Sheffield S11 9UD 2.30 pm. To 4.30 pm
there will be a Talk on “Scrap Trident Renewal” by Rae Street
Afternoon Tea, Bring and Buy stall. Entrance £3.
Proceeds in aid of The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Proposed intervisitation to Malta Quaker Meeting - November

From our friend Linda Hoy:
Proposed intervisitation to Malta Quaker Meeting.
Several Friends have shown an interest in this, especially inviting non-Quaker partners and/or family members along, so here are the suggested flights and accommodation details.

Flying out by Ryanair from Manchester on Friday 4th November at 11am – £80
Return to Leeds/Bradford on Wednesday, 9th November, leaving Malta at 12.00 midday 60 euros

Notices 12th June 2016

Diary dates

Tomorrow, Monday, 13th June, Linda Hoy is giving a talk at the Whirlow Ecumenical Centre on Quakerism, starting at 7.30

Next Sunday is Inner Quest: Kate Napier will introduce the session on her experience of finding spirituality through music.

Janet Hawksworth wants to draw Friends attention to a day conference being held at Woodbrooke on Monday, 27th June on “Aging without Children” -It’s a practical day of inspiration aimed at people aged over 50 who are facing growing older without children, including those with estranged children or those who have lost children.

CRESST Bring & Buy Plant Sale: Sat. 23rd July 2.30-5pm

Friends of CRESST invite you to their Bring & Buy Plant Sale with cream teas.

Saturday 23rd July 2016 2.30 – 5.00pm
5 Williamson Road S11 9AR (just off Psalter Lane)

All proceeds to CRESST, which is dedicated to helping children and young people, learn conflict resolution skills that can be used in their schools and communities.

For more information about CRESST visit

Exploring Quakerism Monday June 13th 2016 8-9.30pm

Exploring Quakerism Monday June 13th 2016
8.00pm – 9.30pm

This session will be led by Linda Hoy from the Sheffield Central Quaker Meeting.

What does Quakerism mean to you? Porridge? Pacifism? Puritanism?

During this evening session Linda will share with us something of her own spiritual journey from an Anglican background to her own discovery of Quakerism, its power of silence and its insistence that there is something of God in everyone.

This evening session will begin at 8.00pm and finish at 9.30pm. Refreshments will be served from 7.30pm.