East Garston

Quakers at Christmas

mince pies

17th century Quakers would have shunned any special celebrations for Christmas: they believed that each day, and all of life, was sacred and Christmas Day was no different. We’ve moved on a bit since then, and most Quakers did take part in some celebrations this Christmas. However, led by our belief in equality, peace and justice for…

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Knit for Peace

East Garston Quakers support the Knit for Peace charity that matches knitters with good causes. They particularly need warm adult clothes, bed socks, scarves, adult hats and of course large sized blankets. They have at the moment a lot of baby hats, baby jumpers and cardigans and baby blankets. They are delighted for anything you…

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