In Britain there are about 480 Quaker Meetings (Local Meetings) organised into Area Meetings which are roughly half the size of counties. Oxford & Swindon Area Meeting is one of 70 Area Meetings . Area Meeting is the principal meeting for church affairs, and attendance is an opportunity to share in our joint responsibilities for the business of the Society in the Area.
The Clerk of Oxford and Swindon Area Meeting is Alan Pearmain since January 2017. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. The treasurer, Jennifer Barraclough can be contacted on email@example.com and the Membership Clerk is Paul Wadsley. Six meetings for church affairs are held by area meeting each year and all members are welcome, indeed encouraged, to attend. Meetings in 2017 are as follows:
- Saturday 13 January 2017, Oxford (10:30 to 4 pm)
- Saturday 10 March 2018, Burford (10:30 to 4 pm)
- Saturday 10 May 2018, Charlbury (7 pm – 9.30 pm)
- Sunday 15 July 2018, Abingdon (12 noon to 4 pm)
- Saturday 8 September 2018, Marlborough (10:30 to 4 pm)
- Saturday 10 November 2018, Swindon (10:30 to 4 pm)
You are welcome to attend an area meeting, and you are advised to make yourself known, so we may welcome you.
Towards Right Ordering documents procedures agreed by the Trustees of Oxford & Swindon Area Meeting and can be found in the OSAM Handbook updated MAY 2018 –
Our nine local meetings
The Wesley Cenetre, High Street Methodist Church, Witney, OX28 6AB
Meeting for Worship held on Sunday at 10:30 am (10 am for the first Sunday of each month). Children’s Meeting on 2nd Sunday.
Tel. 01993 702518
Now with disabled access, toilets, and children’s rota.
Other nearby meetings
For more Meetings, see the web site for Britain Yearly Meeting.
The email addresses associated with our Area Meeting are:
The registered office of the Oxford and Swindon Area Quaker Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain is at 43 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW. The company is limited by Guarantee Registered in England (Company Number 06947426), and is registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales (Charity Number 1137897). Our Employers Liability Insurance certificate is available.