December 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar, including Meetings for Worship during Christmas week

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. However, this month we have also included Meetings for Worship during Christmas week (26th December onwards), which we hope you will find helpful. Where events take place on Zoom, the meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Sun 5th10am-noonKindness Café
No. 43
 10:30amSingle combined Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
 12-2pmBusiness Meeting
Meeting House
Tues 14th4-5pm‘Living in the Spirit’
Zoom
Mon 20th10:30-12:30OX1 Monthly Meeting
Garden Room
 4-6pm‘Poems that influenced me most’
Meeting House
Sat 25th10.30-11.15amMeeting for Worship followed by bring & share lunch                            
Sun 26th9:30am
11am
Meetings for Worship
Meeting House
Tues 28th7:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden Room
Wed 29th11.30amMeeting for Worship
Garden Room

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Silent Vigil on Remembrance Sunday

Oxford Quakers will be holding their silent vigil for peace outside the Meeting House at 10.30am on 14th November, Remembrance Sunday. This year, we are pleased to be represented in the service at theWar Memorial by Elizabeth Salisbury. 

Please come if you can, for as long or as short a time as you are able.  We’ll be running our Kindness café to help sustain you!g a silent vigil for peace outside the Meeting House.

November 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar

Where Meetings take place on Zoom, the meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent (and venue where applicable)
Tues 2nd7-9amEarly Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
 10:30amWest Oxford Friends Coffee Morning   
Please contact the Office for details about the venue
Wed 3rd11:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden Room
Sun 7th10:30amSingle combined Meeting for Worship (1st Sunday)
Meeting House
 12pmBusiness Meeting              
Meeting House
Tues 9th7amEarly Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
Wed 10th11:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden Room
 7pmElders Meeting
Zoom
Fri 12th7pmFriday with Friends
Meeting House
Sun 14th9:30Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
 10:30amRemembrance Sunday Silent Vigil & Kindness Café
43 St Giles’
 11amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
Mon 15th10:30amOX1 Monthly Meeting
Garden Room
 4pmPoems: “Poems that influenced me most”
Meeting House & Zoom
Tues 16th7amEarly Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
Wed17th11:30amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
6:30pmFinance Meeting
Zoom
Fri 19th10amPoetry Workshop
Library
Sun 21st9:30amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
11amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
Tues 23rd7amEarly Meeting for Worship
Meeting House
4pm“Living in the Spirit:”  a spirit-led small-group conversation
Zoom
Wed 24th11:30amMeeting for Worship
Garden Room
Sun 28th9:30amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
 11amMeeting for Worship
Meeting House
2pmFinance Meeting
Library
Tues 30th7amEarly Meeting for Worship
Meeting House

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October 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. Where Meetings take place on Zoom, the meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

Calendar

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Sun 3rd10:30amSingle combined all-age Meeting for Worship
12:15pmMeeting for Worship for Business
Tues 5th7-9pmFirst Tuesday Group
Fri 8th7-9pmFriday with Friends: Reflection on the Swarthmore Lecture 2021 with other Meetings in OSAM
Blended meeting at the Meeting House and on Zoom
Tues 12th4-5pm“Living in the Spirit:” a spirit-led small-group conversation
Wed 13th7-9pmElders’ meeting
Zoom
Fri 15th7-9pmFriday with Friends: Threshing the Garden Room!
Blended meeting at the Meeting House and on Zoom
Sat 16th2-4pmSaturday Afternoon Threshing the Garden Room!
Blended meeting at the Meeting House and on Zoom
Mon 18th4-6pmPoems in the Library on Zoom: “Free form”
Tues 26th4-5pm“Living in the Spirit:” a spirit-led small-group conversation
Sat 30th10am-4pmRetreat: “Where the Divine meets the Human”
Mon 1st Nov5:30-7:30pmCo-ordinating Group

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September 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are on Zoom. Meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Fri 3rd7-9pmFriday with Friends: Threshing the Garden Room!
Two separate meetings: one on Zoom and one at the Meeting House
See “Where Next for the Garden Room Project” in this month’s Forty-Three.
Sat 4th2-4pmSaturday afternoon: Threshing the Garden Room!
Two separate meetings: one on Zoom and one at the Meeting House
See “Where Next for the Garden Room Project” in this month’s Forty-Three.
Sun 5th 10:30-11:30amSingle combined Meeting for Worship
12:15-2pmMeeting for Worship for Business
Sat 11th9am-5pmOpen Doors weekend and Ride and Stride
Sun 12th2-5pmOpen Doors weekend and Ride and Stride
Tues 14th4-5pm“Living in the Spirit:” a spirit-led small-group conversation
Sat 18th10:30am-12:30pmOSAM Area Meeting
Baptist Church Hall, Ock St, Abingdon
1:30-3:30pmOSAM Spiritual Nurture Session: Snapshot Survey
Baptist Church Hall, Ock St, Abingdon
Mon 20th4-6pmPoems in the Library on Zoom: “Wit”
See “Poems in the Meeting House” in this month’s Forty-Three
Mon 27th5:30-7pmCo-ordinating Group
Tues 28th4-5pm“Living in the Spirit:” a spirit-led small-group conversation

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August 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are on Zoom. Meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Sun 1stReminder: No Meeting for Worship for Business this month
Mon 2nd16:00-18:00Poems in the Library (i.e. on Zoom):
‘Freestyle’
Sat 7th 14:00Memorial Meeting for Deborah Filgate, followed by refreshments
A “blended” meeting: both in-person at 43 St Giles’ and online via Zoom; use the Zoom codes for Meeting for Worship (not Afterwords)
Tues 10th 16:00-17:00“Living in the Spirit” conversation
Fri 13th19:00-21:00“Friday with Friends” snapshot survey conversation
A “blended” meeting: both in-person at 43 St Giles’ and online via Zoom
Wed 18th 18:30-19:30Finance Team
Sun 22nd12:30Headington Quakers’ Bring & Share Lunch
Old Headington Village Hall, Dunstan Road
RSVP by Fri 20th to headington.quakers@gmail.com
Tues 24th16:00-17:00“Living in the Spirit” conversation
Mon 30th17:30-19:00Coordinating Group

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Masks and social distancing at the Meeting House following the lifting of Covid restrictions

The Meeting’s Covid Safety Group writes:

Following the lifting of Covid restrictions on 19th July, we encourage anyone attending our Meetings for Worship in person at 43 St Giles to continue taking care of others in our community, by wearing a face mask indoors if possible and maintaining physical distancing.

We ask everyone who can to check into the venue on their smartpone using the QR code displayed in the entrance lobby. We have wall-mounted hand sanitisers in each room, and we encourage hand-washing or sanitising, and ventilating spaces between meetings. Cleaning materials are available in rooms and additional cleaning is carried out according to usage of rooms.

July 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are on Zoom. Meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Sun 4th12:15–14:00Meeting for Worship for Business
Tues 6th19:00First Tuesday group
Sat 10th10:30-12:30Area Meeting AGM
(NB no afternoon spiritual nurture session)
Mon 12th16:00–18:00Poems in the Library (i.e. on Zoom):
‘work and play’
Tues 13th 16:00-17:00“Living in the Spirit” conversation
Wed 14th 19:00–21:00Elders’ meeting
NB This uses the Meeting ID for Sunday MfW
Wed 21st 18:30–19:30Finance Team
Mon 26th 17:30–19:00Coordinating Group
Tues 27th16:00-17:00“Living in the Spirit” conversation

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June 2021: Calendar & Noticeboard

Calendar

These diary dates are in addition to our regular Sunday Meetings for Worship. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings are on Zoom. Meeting IDs are usually the same as for Afterword gatherings on Zoom.

DateTimeEvent
(and venue where applicable)
Sun 6th12:15–14:00Meeting for Worship for Business
Tues 8th 16:00 and
19:00
“Living in the Spirit” conversation
Weds 9th 19:00–21:00Elders’ meetings
NB This uses the Meeting ID for Sunday MfW
Sat 12th–
Sun 13th
All DayOSAM E’s and O’s Weekend,
Charney Manor
Mon 14th 16:00–18:00Poems in the Library (i.e. on Zoom)
Weds 16th 18:30–19:30Finance Team
Tues 22nd 16:00 and
19:00
“Living in the Spirit” conversation
Mon 28th 17:30–19:00Coordinating Group

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