Forty-Three: May issue + Community Noticeboard

Once again, 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 also publishing the Community Noticeboard on the website for the first time. From now on, the noticeboard will be updated monthlyContinue reading “Forty-Three: May issue + Community Noticeboard”

43 St Giles to Reopen for In-Person Meetings for Worship from 14th March

Chris White, Co-Clerk of Elders, writes: Elders are pleased to report that our Friends’ Meeting House will soon re-open for in-person Meetings for Worship; our current Meetings for Worship on Zoom will continue.  In-person Meetings will begin on Sunday 14th March, starting with our Meeting for Worship at 9.30 and followed by our Meeting forContinue reading “43 St Giles to Reopen for In-Person Meetings for Worship from 14th March”

Suspension of Meetings for Worship at 43 St Giles from January 2021 onwards

Following guidance from Britain Yearly Meeting, Oxford Meeting set up a “Covid Group” at the first lockdown in March 2020. This group of Friends includes our Convenor of Elders, a Clerk of the Meeting, Clerk of Premises and Finance and the office staff. They consult and review decisions affecting the holding and running of MeetingsContinue reading “Suspension of Meetings for Worship at 43 St Giles from January 2021 onwards”

‘Living in Spirit’ Conversations in 2021

Nothing to do on Tuesdays? Then join in ‘Living in Spirit,’ our refreshing spiritual conversations on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month throughout 2021. The conversations are held at two times on each day, so you can choose which one suits you better (or attend both!): 4-5pm and 7-8pm. Zoom links for theContinue reading “‘Living in Spirit’ Conversations in 2021”

Arrangements from 7th December 2020

Chris White, Clerk to Elders, writes: Elders are pleased to report that our Friends Meeting House has now re-opened for in-person Meetings for Worship, combining with our current Meetings for Worship already occurring on Zoom. For our two Meetings on a Sunday, the Friends in the Meeting House will continue to greet those worshipping atContinue reading “Arrangements from 7th December 2020”

Introducing ‘blended’ Meetings for Worship

Friends will be pleased to learn that, as a place of worship, the Meeting House is exempt from the Government’s new ‘rule of six.’ Our recently reinstated in-house meetings can therefore continue. Also on the ‘good news’ theme, we now have technology installed in the Meeting House to enable Friends attending in person to worshipContinue reading “Introducing ‘blended’ Meetings for Worship”