Eco Quakers Ireland have arranged a Sunday visit to Sonairte – the National Ecology Centre – at Laytown, Co. Meath on Sunday 25th September, setting out at 0945 from Churchtown Meeting House. Detailed information will be available shortly.
Quakers in South Belfast, Northern Ireland, now have a website. with all the latest news and events as well as contact details.
A Quaker study weekend is being organised by Ireland Yearly Meeting at Newtown School, Waterford. Full details will be available in July. The dates are Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October. The theme will be :
Live adventurously – let you lives speak
Moyallon Camp is organised by Young Friends for anyone who wants to get
inspired and excited about God, grow in their faith, make new friends and have a week of fun!
We will be exploring the theme “Who do you think you are? Were Quaker’s really that quiet?” and are excited to have Scott Spurlock as our speaker for the week.
When? 8th-15th July
Where? Moyallon Centre
Who? For anyone aged 14+.
Follow the links to find out more.
Moyallon Camp Missionary Meeting 2011
There will be a Missionary Meeting at 3pm on Sunday 10th July at the Moyallon Centre. You are invited to join Moyallon Campers as we think about what it means to be a missionary.
There will be light refreshments after the Missionary Meeting.
The Office will be closed on Wednesday 6th and will close at 12.00 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4th to 8th July . Otherwise opening times are as shown in Contact us
John M Hearne will present the Irish Quaker annual historical lecture at Quaker House Dublin on Thursday 16th June at 8.o pm. An exhibition of Quaker manuscripts will open at 7.30 before the lecture and light refreshments will be served after it. Open to all.
Details on this attachment 2011-HistoricalLecture-A4b
- At Quarterly Meeting at Limerick Meeting House, the topic for discussion will be Working with traumatised children in Gaza.
11:00 Meeting for Worship
12:15 Working with traumatised children in Gaza.
Presentation by Richard Kimball & Joe Fenwick
14:15 Business Session
Business may include:
MQM Education Committee
Patron Minute of Record
IYM Coordinators Group
MQM Nominations Committee
Lord, lead me where You would have me go. Grant me strength to follow.
And grace to follow gladly.
Lord, show me the work You would have me do.
Grant me the will to undertake it and the skill to accomplish it.
A prayer by Jo Philips
At Quarterly Meeting at Enniscorthy Meeting House the afternoon session will be Recollections of memorable Irish Quaker women
Venue: Enniscorthy Meeting House
DATE: Saturday 25th June 2011
11.30 Meeting for Worship
12.15 Leinster Quarterly Meeting Business
1.30 Picnic Lunch
2.30 A panel of speakers to include:
I Rosalind I Matthews, Monkstown PM
Richard S Harrison, Cork PM
Robin B Goodbody, Monkstown PM
will introduce the topic
Recollections of Memorable Irish Quaker Women
4.30 Tea (by kind invitation of Wexford Friends)
Those not in membership and wishing to attend the business session please notify the Clerk on the day.
At 2.15pm punctually Children will be brought by minibus to the Irish National Heritage Park at Ferrycarrig (www.inhp.com) where they will enjoy themselves ‘where Ireland’s heritage comes alive with sights and sounds from 9000 years of Irish History’.
There will be a charge of €10 per child. Parents must inform the clerk Valerie O’Brien (086) 2254358 or (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday 20th June of children who will be coming.
Parents will be required to sign a Parental Consent Form before their children can be included in the outing.
The Friendly Word is a bimonthly magazine published by Quakers in Ireland.
It includes articles about spiritual life, book reviews, reports and news of Friends and Meetings.
The May-June issue includes statements from Yearly Meeting 2011 amongst other articles.
Friends in South Belfast have launched a new website featuring a blog with all the latest news and events – as well as an events calender, information about Quaker beliefs, contact information and directions to the meeting house.
The new South Belfast Quakers website (external link) is worth a look, if you are an existing member or new to Quakers.