Northern Friends Peace Board conference: Darlington, Sept. 24th

Changing the narrative for peace – critical role of the media

A Northern Friends Peace Board conference
Darlington, Saturday 24th September 2016, 11.00am to 5.00pm

See attached flyer with information for a conference on engaging with media on peace concerns, taking place in Darlington on 24th September.
More information at: http://nfpb.org.uk/mediaconf

Themes:
-The need to change the narrative and thinking around what we mean by security, peace
and conflict
-The role and opportunities for independent voices and forms of media, and

Sheffiled Quaker News August 2016

Apologies for the late arrival of your August SQN.

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