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  • Area Meeting reviews its' new format...
    6 Nov 2015
    This year a new team of AM Clerks took on the challenge of invigorating the life of our Area Meetings. It has been an exciting process, learning the practicalities associated with this task and engaging a wider network of friends. We aimed to define the roles of individuals within our team; examine how we use communication, such as publications and websites; and consider the best way of sharing responsibilities and engaging a wider audience in the decision making. In October, we reviewed our progress.
  • The Quaker Peace testimony
    5 Aug 2015
    The Quaker testimonies invite us to live our lives faithfully. You will not find a definitive statement about them - simply a series of writings about the implications of living by the testimonies in people’s actual lives and circumstances. The testimonies are debated and interrogated, living and organic. We ask whether they stand up to current circumstances, whether we ourselves are living up to them.
  • Popcorn and personal stories at Area Meeting @ Doncaster Meeting House
    5 Aug 2015
    The second of our 'Full Day' Area Meetings was a great success.
  • Community at the May Area Meeting in Bamford
    18 May 2015
    The sun filtered through the mature trees and the peace of rural Bamford Community embraced our Area Meeting for Worship for Business on the 10th May 2015. Following a hearty lunch of soup in the substantial kitchen, 30 Friends and attenders settled into the gathered meeting with a commitment both to the discipline of our business method and a lightness of touch.
  • All Day Area Meeting attracts over 60 participants
    29 Mar 2015
    Sheffield Quaker Meeting House hosted the first, full-day Sheffield and Balby Area Meeting on Saturday 7th March 2015. The event was aimed at offering everyone a deeper experience of our wider community and its work and the clerking team were delighted with the turn out.
  • New format Area Meeting Saturday 7th March 2015
    26 Jan 2015
    Our next Area Meeting at Sheffield Quaker Meeting House will be the first of our full day events, aimed at offering everyone a deeper experience of our wider community and its work.
  • YMG 2014
    14 Aug 2014
    Sheffield and Balby Area Meeting Friends at YMG