Online Quaker resources to explore during the lockdown

Friends will have recently received a forwarded email from Tabitha Driver and David Irwin, Librarians at Friends’ House. The message provides links to a treasure-house of Quaker – and non-Quaker – resources for us to explore while meeting houses and their libraries are closed. The list is extensive, even daunting, and many sites are definitelyContinue reading “Online Quaker resources to explore during the lockdown”

Forty-Three: April 2020 issue now online + copy date for May

The coronavirus outbreak means that April’s issue of Forty-Three has been published in digital format only. Friends who normally receive their issue by email will have done so; a copy is also available on the Forty-Three Newsletter page. We are aware that some Friends don’t have internet access, so if you know someone who wouldContinue reading “Forty-Three: April 2020 issue now online + copy date for May”

Worshipping at home, including via Zoom

On 18th March Elders sent the following message to Oxford Friends: “Although all Meetings for Worship at Oxford Meeting HouseĀ are currently suspended, Elders still intendĀ to sit, at home, in worshipful silence at the usual times of our regular Meetings for Worship. We would like to encourage Friends to join us at the same time inContinue reading “Worshipping at home, including via Zoom”

Coronavirus: Meetings for Worship suspended

Chris White, Co-Clerk to Elders of Oxford Friends’ Meeting, has sent the following email to Friends. We reproduce it here for general information: In the light of the advice from the Government on Monday 16th March, Elders have come to the conclusion that we need to immediately suspend having all further Meetings for Worship inContinue reading “Coronavirus: Meetings for Worship suspended”

Oxford Friends Meeting House: Coronavirus

As coronavirus is hitting the headlines, we wanted to reassure you, our visitors and customers, that we take measures to protect you and your group members and delegates. Our cleaning team follows strict procedures and always aims to ensure that we achieve high levels of hygiene and cleanliness in our meeting rooms, kitchen, toilets and public areas.Continue reading “Oxford Friends Meeting House: Coronavirus”