A group of Quakers, friends and family met at the Sands Car Park Ainsdale for a flower walk, led by Brian who provided us with a list of flowers we might see – and I think we were able to tick off almost everyone – a grand total of over 30 different species. We followed a path along the green beach on a lovely summer […]
Southport Quakers were happy to host the Elders and Pastoral area meeting in June.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is waning, Southport Meeting House wishes to continue to ensure the safety of all individuals and groups. The building is deep-cleaned on a regular basis. For everybody’s well-being, we still ask users to adhere to social distancing rules and follow enhanced hygiene measures. We ask group leaders to be responsible for enforcing rules in their groups and for keeping a register […]
Southport Quakers Return: 23rd May Support Groups (up to 6 people): 17th May Reopening for All Groups (lockdown lifted): 21st June Please be aware that these dates are subject to change depending on the government roadmap.
At February children’s meeting we were considering privilege. We listened to the Rainbow Fish story when a fish made friends by sharing his sparkly scales. We talked about what made us lucky – friends, home, family and how other people didn’t have these things. Finally we made snakes and ladders games with the lucky things as ladders and the snakes as difficulties people may face. […]
On Sunday 17 November, the final day of Inter Faith Week 2019, Preston Quakers and Preston Faith Forum jointly organised a discussion on the theme ‘People Who Inspire My Quaker Faith’. The event was held at the Quaker Meeting House from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Janet from Southport Quakers was among those who attended (two Muslims, one Bahá’í and nine Quakers). Three members of […]
On Sunday December 1st, the Southport Quakers held their annual Christmas event. We started with a half hour Meeting, followed by cups of tea and coffee all round while we were entertained by Elainer (aged 9) on the violin, playing a variety of Christmas carols. The violin is not an easy instrument to play and Eleaner played with ease and enjoyment. She also gave us […]
On 21st October, Sheila showed us how to make little boxes from patterned paper. The method she showed us was easy to follow and the results were pleasing. The method would be adaptable in a thicker material and in different sizes. I made three boxes for my three youngest grandchildren and put a £5 note in each and a small tin of Impeachmints. See separate […]
Peace is not a fairy tale: Rediscovering our Peace Testimony in our personal and corporate lives, in an age of uncertainty, conflict and chaos. Introduced by Paul IngramConsultant, British American Security Information Council I don’t very often manage to get to Regional events, but was so glad that I did so last week. The place was Liverpool Meeting House and the theme was the Peace […]
Wildflower Walk in Haskayne Railway Cuttings Nature Reserve on Wednesday 26th June 2019 Five friends (Elizabeth, Janet, Sue, Tony and Marcia) met Brian Wilby on the road out of the small hamlet of Barton, to look at a variety of flowers in the Railway Cutting Nature Reserve near Haskayne. A beautiful evening with sunlight and a gentle breeze. Brian had done a recce and identified […]