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Croydon Friends Calendar


March 2019

Friday 1 March: Women’s World Day of Prayer
This year the service has been prepared by the women of Slovenia. The Croydon service will be held at 1pm at the Salvation Army Citadel. Details from Joyce Trotman.
Sunday 3 March: Meeting for upholding
and prayer for healing after the manner of the Friends Fellowship of Healing. 10:10 in the meeting room, leading into mfw at 10.30 as usual. All welcome.
Friday 15 March: Lucy Aphramor at Friends House
19:00 to 21:00. Come and see Lucy Aphramor Quaker, poet, dietition Can the liberation of one award-winning self-harming poet-dietitian be connected to all liberation? A powerful look at one woman's story of living through a traumatised body in the brutal delusion of neoliberalism. Sexy and risky, visceral and lyrical, there is no tale of woe, no stoicism and a blunt refusal of single-story stereotype. Where else will you find a health professional who talks about shame, sex, self-harm and won't shut up about racism and fat-shaming being unrecognised health hazards? Details at London Quakers Events.
Saturday 16 March: Lucy Aphramor at Wandsworth mh
19:00 to 21:00. As above.
Sunday 17 March: Area Committee Meeting
Purley mh, 1pm (tbc). All welcome but attenders are asked to notify Margaret Skelton in advance.
Friday-Sunday 23-24 March: Quaker Peace and Social Witness Spring Conference
QPSW Spring Conference Swanwick, Derbyshire on 22 - 24 March. New members and attenders are particularly welcome. If you are interested, please let Margaret or Rhiannon know as soon as possible.
Sunday 24 March: Advices and Queries
Fourth-Sunday discussion led by Pam Sellman.
Tuesday 26 March: Being White
Fourth and last in the series at Friends House, organised by London Quakers.
Saturday, 30 March: Learning about Eldership and Oversight
A Woodbrooke-on-the-Road day from 10:30 to 16:30 at Friends House, led by Rhiannon Grant and Val Jenner. £40, book through Eventbrite. Quaker Cafe will be open before and during the event.