Calendar 2018

Calendar 2018

Meetings for Worship:
every Sunday 10:45 – 11:45 Meeting Hall, Canterbury FMH
every Thursday 13:00 – 13:30 Philcott Room, Canterbury FMH

January
Mon 1 New Year’s Walk, followed by tea.
Parking at FMH for up to 10 cars
14:00
Canterbury FMH;
15:30: tea
Sun 14 Appeal presented by Bernie Plaister:
ABCD Bethlehem
Sat 20 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 21 Meeting for Learning: The work being done with refugees in Calais, and how more might be done; introduced by Robin Townsend. 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 28 Children’s Meeting 10.45
Elgar Room, Canterbury FMH
February
Sun 4 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 11 Appeal presented by Doreen Rosman:
Quaker Council for European Affairs
Sun 18 Meeting for Learning: Gender diversity issues in Quaker Meetings; introduced by Amanda Veale 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 25 Children’s Meeting 10.45
Elgar Room, Canterbury FMH
March
Sat 3 Woodbrooke on the Road for Elders & Overseers CANCELLED because of transport disruption for the trainers 09:30 – 17:00
Canterbury FMH
CANCELLED 
Sat 3 CANDIFA AGM & Supper 17:30 for 18:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 4 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Mon 5 Inter-Faith readings 19:45
Canterbury FMH
Sat 10 Fairtrade Fair
(lunch served 12:00 – 14:00)
10:00 – 15:00
St Peter’s Methodist Church Hall
Sun 11 Appeal presented by Michael Grieves: Dementia UK
Sat 17 East Kent Area Meeting
Elders and Overseers
12:00 – 13:00
Broadstairs FMH
Sat 17 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Broadstairs FMH
Sun 18 Meeting for Learning: Meeting for Sufferings and its position in relation to other Quaker structures;  introduced by Ursula Fuller 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 25 Children’s Meeting 10:45
Main Hall then Elgar Room
April
Sun 8 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 8 Appeal presented by Jemima Hughes :
1Voice
Inter-Faith readings 19:45
Canterbury FMH
Sun 15 Meeting for Learning: Mary Elmes and Quaker involvement in rescuing Jewish children from Vichy France; introduced by Bernard Wilson 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Fri 20 –
Sun 22
Canterbury Meeting Weekend Away Minster Abbey
Sun 22 Children’s Meeting 10:45
Main Hall then Elgar Room
May
Sun 6 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 13 Appeal presented by Rosie Budd:
Christian Aid
Sun 13 Devils on Horseback; performances re 1917 Conscientious objectors 12:00, 14:45 & 17:15
Dover
Sat 19 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Faversham,
Fleur de Lis Hall
Sun 20 Meeting for Learning: “Yearly Meeting 2018”; introduced by those who attended Yearly Meeting 2018 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Tues 22 Meeting for Worship 18:00 – 18:30
Philcott Room, Canterbury FMH
Sun 27 Children’s Meeting 10:45
Main Hall then Elgar Room
June
Sun 3 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 8 Appeal presented by Wendy Oliver:
Refugee Kitchen Calais
Sun 17 Meeting for Learning: “How Friends determine religious / spiritual authority”; introduced by Peter Hughes 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 24 Children’s Meeting 10.45
Elgar Room,
Canterbury FMH
Wed 27 Theology Any Questions: Rosie Budd on the panel 19:30
St Paul’s Church, Canterbury
July
Sun 1 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 8 Appeal presented by Tom Andrews:
People United
Sat 14 UNA Laser meeting 10:30 – 16:30
St Peter’s Methodist Church Hall
Sun 15 Meeting for Learning: “Worship”; introduced by Elizabeth Birmingham and Carol Hall 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 21 East Kent Area Meeting
Elders and Overseers
12:00 – 13:00
Broadstairs FMH
Sat 21 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Broadstairs FMH
Sat 28 Elders & Overseers Workshop, Woodbrooke on the Road; bring packed lunch and something for a shared tea. 10:00 – 16:00
Ashford FMH
August
Sun 14 Appeal presented by David Birmingham:
Friends of Hlekweni (education and peace building in Zimbabwe)
September
Sat 1 Children’s Meeting.
Bring soft drinks. Fish and chips provided by the Children’s Committee.
17:30 for 17:45
Birminghams’ beach hut, Tankerton.
Sun 2 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 8 Kent Churches Ride & Stride: cyclists and walkers visiting Kent churches for charity. Volunteers required to staff the event.  10:00 –  18:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 8 Heritage Open Day: Canterbury FMH will be open for visitors to look around, with displays including about conscientious objectors. Volunteers required to welcome visitors and serve refreshments 10:00 – 16:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 9 Appeal presented by Peter Hughes:
Catching Lives 
Sun 9 Study 7 in an occasional series of Friendly Bible Studies, Epistle to the Hebrews, Chapters 1 & 2, followed by tea. 14:15 – 16:15
Philcott Room, Canterbury FMH
Sat 15 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Folkestone FMH
Sun 16 Meeting for Learning: Safeguarding, introduced by Caroline Howden 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 22 LM Stour Valley Walk. Meet Ashford International Station 10am, choice of distances ending Wye, Chilham or Chartham stations. Notify Roger if coming, rogerbe@tiscali.co.uk
Sun 23 Children’s Meeting 10.45
Elgar Room, Canterbury FMH
October
Sat 6 UNA commemoration service;
keynote speaker Rosie Duffield MP.
18:30
Canterbury Cathedral.
Sat 6 Quaker Week Craft Fair 14:30 – 16:00 Methodist Church, Sandgate Road, Folkestone
Sun 7 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Wed 10 Funeral of Anne Parker 15:00
Upper Hardres Church
Sat 13 Anti-Slavery walk 11:15 – 12:30 Canterbury Cathedral Precincts
Sat 13 Quaker Social Event: Jane Short on her trip through Russia and China on the trans Siberian Railway; Russian food. 18:30 – 20:00 Canterbury FMH
Sun 14 Appeal presented by Carol Hall: L’Arche Kent
Sun 21 Meeting for Learning: Readings from Quaker Faith and Practice, introduced by Catherine Kemp 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 28 Children’s Meeting 10.45
Elgar Room, Canterbury FMH
November
Sun 4 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 11 Appeal presented by Elizabeth Birmingham: Quaker Social Action 
Sun 18 Meeting for Learning: Rabindranath Tagore, introduced by John Hills 12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 24 East Kent Area Meeting
Elders and Overseers
12:00 – 13:00
Canterbury FMH
Sat 24 East Kent Area Meeting for Business, followed by bring and share tea 14:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 25 All Age Meeting for Worship,
followed by shared picnic lunch
10.45 – 11:45
Canterbury FMH
December
Sun 4 Canterbury Meeting for Business, followed by free lunch 12:00
Canterbury FMH
Sun 11 Appeal presented by Peter Smith: Quaker Homeless Action Christmas Shelter