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Quakers in Yorkshire - Quarterly Meeting

Published on: Published on: Sunday 16 Dec 2018

Contributed by/From: Contributed by / From: In Yorkshire

When: When: Saturday 19 Jan 2019
@ Where: Mill Hill Chapel

The January 2019 Quarterly Meeting will be held on Saturday 19 January 2019 in Leeds at a new venue of Mill Hill Chapel, City Square, Leeds (opposite Rail Station).


10.00 Coffee or Tea on arrival
10.30 Meeting for Worship
11.00 Welcome to Mill Hill Chapel, Appointment of Elders
11.15 ‘Reaching Out’ We will hear from the Under 19s Co-ordinating Group (Guy Milner), Junior Holidays (Bronwen Alty), and Easter Settlement
 (Pauline Leonard). We also welcome Lee Lester, recently appointed by BYM as Youth Development Officer. Based in Sheffield, Lee’s role is to engage young Friends across Yorkshire.
12.15 Outreach Projects Committee Annabel May will report on the work of the Outreach Projects Committee. Robert Keeble and Ros Batchelor will report on projects which have benefitted from QiY funding.
12.50 Notices
13.00 Lunch (bring your own, drinks provided)

14.00 Testimony
14.05 Appointments and releases
14.15 Yorkshire Friends Holiday School Holiday School staff, students and helpers will share with us their experiences from the 2018 event.
15.00 West Yorkshire Churches Together (WYCT) Rachel Muers represents us on this body and we look forward to hearing from her something of its current issues and challenges.
15.30 Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel Jo James is minister to the Unitarian congregation in whose historical premises we meet today. We look forward to hearing about the chapel and its work.
16.00 Tea and departures. We thank Leeds Friends for their hospitality and all the arrangements for the day.

Signing in
Please sign the attendance list when you arrive. Name labels will be available. If you have a badge, please bring it and remember to wear it.

Ilkley Local Meeting will provide childcare at this meeting of Quakers in Yorkshire. If you are planning to bring children, please could you let Helen Ford know the age of your child(ren) by Monday 7 January. Helen can be contacted on 07534 682609 or on
This will enable us to plan suitable activities for the children who are coming, and ensure we have enough helpers. If she doesn’t receive information by 7 January, Helen will assume no children are attending the meeting.


There will be a bookstall selling and distributing meeting copies of Leeds Friends’ new publication before the meeting starts and at lunchtime. Bring purses and wallets!

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