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Please send your information about Quaker events, activities, online worship, local support, corrections and updates to

yorkquakerswebsite

 

MEETING FOR WORSHIP

All meetings for worship in York Area Meeting are cancelled until further notice. Arrangements have been made to hold virtual online meetings for worship. (See below.)

DIARY EVENTS

Please assume that events listed on the website diary will no longer go ahead. Check with the organiser if in doubt.

FRIARGATE MEETING HOUSE

The meeting house is closed until further notice.

ROOM BOOKINGS

Friargate: Please contact staff by phone/email for current situation.

Acomb: Please contact for current situation.

Harrogate: Please contact for current situation.

New Earswick: Please contact for current situation.

Thirsk: Please contact for current situation.

VIRTUAL WORSHIP

• Friargate is hosting virtual meetings for worship using Zoom (see below). There are meetings for worship on Sunday mornings and Wednesday lunchtimes. To join a meeting you will need the code for that meeting. For details see News and Updates.

• Acomb is also hosting virtual meetings for worship using Zoom (see below). There are meetings for worship on Sunday mornings and early Wednesday mornings. For details see News and Updates below.

• Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre has extended the frequency of their online meetings for worship. They now host meetings for worship for early birds! (See panel on right.) You can find information about virtual worship and about all the times on their dedicated webpage.

This page also has helpful guidance for those unfamiliar with the technology, which uses software from Zoom.

SHARED QUIET TIME

Daily time of silent reflection wherever you are at 9.0 - 9.15 am.

ADVICE FOR QUAKER MEETINGS

The website of Britain Yearly Meeting has informtion about national events. It also has an area with advice about coronavirus for Quaker meetings.

Loving care is not something that those sound in mind and body ‘do’ for others but a process that binds us together. (Quaker faith & practice 12.01)

 

24 March Friargate hosts daily Coffee and Chat

Each day Friargate Friends are hosting a virtual morning Coffee and Chat using Zoom. The session is from 10.30 - 11.30 am. To join this chat, use this LOG IN. Meeting ID: 899 015 062 Password: 192405

 

22 March Quiet Time – without technology

Friends in York will be holding a quiet time daily from 9.00 - 9.15 am. No technology needed, but the knowledge that you are not alone and others will be doing the same. Carol Gilham has said that while the new Upholding Group cannot meet she will be joining the silence. She is happy to receive names and details of situations to be held in the light.

 

21 March Friargate Virtual Meeting for Worship

Friargate hopes to arrange meeting for worship each Sunday at 10am beginning 22nd March. For virtual Sunday meeting use this Zoom browser code. Meeting ID: 413358597

Here is the format for Sundays:
10.00 am Meeeting opens up. Please join early to get used to the way it works. There will be hosts waiting to help you.
10.30 am Meeting begins
11.15 am Children join the meeting
11.30 am Meeting ends,
followed by Notices and time for anyone who wishes to stay and chat

It is hoped there will also be a midweek meeting for worship. Please contact staff at the meeting house with questions.

Here is the format for Wednesday midweek meeting:

12.30 pm Meeting opens
12.45 pm Meeting begins
1.15 pm Meeting ends

For this Zoom meeting use this LOG IN Meeting ID: 272 705 047

 

19 March Message from Friargate overseers

This is a very difficult time for everyone, but particularly for those Friends who need to isolate themselves but do not have family nearby to provide moral and physical support.

If you would like someone to talk to on the phone about anything, however trivial, do get in touch. You can ring the Friargate number, and someone will then get in touch with you. Also, if you would like someone to help with shopping, just ring up and someone will contact you. 

Likewise, if you are able to offer to help a Friend who is staying at home, we would like to hear from you so we can put you in touch. 

 

19 March Quakerly tips for self isolating

For not-too-serious ideas for times of self isolation, click on the picture to download the list currently circulating in Friargate.

 

26 May Acomb Meeting for Worship

During the covid-19 crisis, Acomb Friends are holding two vie=rtual meetings for worship each week.
On Sundays, the conferencing facility is open from 10.30 - 12.30. Use this log in link.

On Wednesday mornings, there is meeting for worship from 7.00 - 8.30. Use this log in link.

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