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Donation being presented to Foodshare, in front of the bus that they use to provide accomodation

Foodshare donation

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Maidenhead Quakers collected for Foodshare, who operate the local foodbank and provide meals for homeless people. Two Maidenhead Quakers went…

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Snowdrops at Henley Quaker Meeting

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Henley Quakers’ garden was open on the afternoon of Sunday 3 February so that our neighbours, friends, and passers-by could…

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Pink blossom (sorry, don't know its name) photographed on 7 January 2019 in the Reading University Harris garden

Mindfulness walk for new students

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New students joined Angela, our Quaker chaplain, for a ‘Mindfulness winter walk’  in the lovely Harris Garden on Friday 25…

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Photo of some of the people supported by the charity ATE. On the left, a young man with disabilities and his mother. On the right a group of schoolchildren who have meals provided by ATE

Action through enterprise

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ATE is a small charity giving practical support to Lawra, a community in Upper West Ghana with chronic food shortages…

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Christmas at Newbury Quakers

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‘Mince pies and Music’ was enjoyed after our Meeting for Worship on December 23.  There was a trio of Piano,…

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Mince pie Sunday 16 December at Henley

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Our mince pie celebration, following years of tradition, was held after meeting for worship on Sunday 16 December, when greetings…

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mince pies

Quakers at Christmas

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17th century Quakers would have shunned any special celebrations for Christmas: they believed that each day, and all of life,…

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Quakers and the First World War

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Mark and Ruth Tod of Henley Quaker Meeting spoke on 27 November at Dunsden Village Hall about the Society of Friends…

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Field with white and red poppies growing together

In remembrance 2018

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“Let us remember, and remember for a purpose” – are the final words in this short video by Penny Locke of East…

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‘Beyond forgiving’ film, 13 November

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  Some thirty people came to Henley Quaker Meeting House on the evening of 13 November to watch ‘Beyond forgiving’,…

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