Forty-Three: February issue now online

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 aware that some Friends don’t have internet access, so if you know someone who would appreciate receiving a paper copy, pleaseContinue reading “Forty-Three: February issue now online”

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”

Quaker contribution to Oxford’s Remembrance Day commemoration 2020

Local faith groups have prepared videos for Oxford’s Remembrance Day service on Sunday 8th November. The videos include one produced by our own Meeting, featuring one of the children talking about Quakers and war. We understand from the Oxford City Council civic office that the videos will be broadcast at 11am on the City Council website.Continue reading “Quaker contribution to Oxford’s Remembrance Day commemoration 2020”

New additions to the Library

Friends may be interested to learn of some new acquisitions by the Meeting House library, a number of which are particularly timely in Black History Month. The full list is: Christianity: Bayfield, Tony: Deep calls to deep: transforming conversations between Jews and Christians Quaker History: Pares, Susan: Displaced by war: Gertrude Powicke Pearce, Cyril: CommunitiesContinue reading “New additions to the Library”