3rd December 2017: The Labyrinth

On the 3rd December I guided Southport’s Quakers through the experience of ‘walking the labyrinth’ – taking a physical and spiritual journey that has a different meaning to every participant. Here are a few comments Friends gave following the experience (all comments remain anonymous as walking the labyrinth is a very private unique journey). “The Labyrinth provides a moving spiritual experience” “Moving gently to the […]

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Friday 15th December 2017: Colours of Grief

Reverend Philip Waldron will be hosting an afternoon session entitled ‘Colours of Grief’ on Friday 15th December from 2pm – 3:30pm. All are welcome – please see the poster below for more information!

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Thursday 20th July 2017: An Introduction to Shakespeare’s World

Southport University Extension Society will be hosting An Introduction to Shakespeare’s World by Kathleen O’Leary (followed by cream tea!) at the Meeting House from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. All are welcome to attend; SUES members enter for free, but there will be a small admission fee of £2.00 for non-members. Reservation is not necessary but you are welcome to book a place if you would like […]

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Thursday 17th November: Silence in Worship

A group of approximately 18 braved the winter cold and squally showers to attend a talk by Revd. Cannon Dr. Rod Garner on the subject of silence in worship on Thursday 17 th November at Southport Meeting house. The talk was mesmerising as Dr Garner explained about the value of silence not just in the context of faith, but in also our daily lives. He […]

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Upcoming Event: Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh, 2nd December

On Friday the 2nd December, from 7:30-9:30pm, Southport University Extension Society will be holding a lecture on gold, frankincense and myrrh. All are welcome. SUES members enter for free, but there will be a small admission fee (£2.00) for non-members.

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Southport Lecture Society Sharing

Some time ago Southport Lecture Society invited Elizabeth Rowland-Elliott to speak at one of their regular lectures. On the 1st October, the first day of Quaker week, she arranged to speak about the Society of Friends and the various groups which use our Southport Meeting House, and organised with all the user groups for them to speak briefly about their group and experience of the […]

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Wednesday 21st September: Lace and Linen

Southport Craft and Book Group held a meeting on Wednesday 21st September on the subject of lace and linen. Our speaker was Janet Carlson who has spent thirty-five years collecting rare samples of lace and linen from around the world. Janet gave a very interesting talk which involved the different histories of lace and linen from very early times. It was fascinating to discover how […]

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Sunday 18th September: A Meeting with the Southport Unitarians

On 18th September we were invited by the Southport Unitarians to their Sunday worship at the Reform Jewish Synagogue in Princes Street. A great welcome was given to us by Phil the Unitarian minister and the congregation, some of whom we knew from their previous visits to our Meeting House. The theme for the day was Covenant and Phil spoke of their own community being […]

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Regular Book/Craft Club

A brief reminder that there is a book/craft club held at the Meeting House on the third Wednesday of every month from 1:30-3:30pm. All (including non-Quakers) are welcome! On Wednesday the 21st of September we are pleased to be hosting a speaker who will talk about and show some pieces of linen and lace. Some items will be for sale.

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