RRMarch

March 7

thank you friends who joined us for worship and the business meeting this cloudy morning.

The days are lightening and becoming longer, what’s that I can hear? A black bird song. Have you seen a peacock butterfly flying by or the lesser celandine/pilewort buttercup found in hedegrows and damp places or heard the buzz of a queen bumblebee fresh out of hibernation? Take a look at our tree talks page.

Marie Curie are putting on an a National Day of reflection 23 March on line event and the Good Grief festival 27-28 March take a look at their grief channel take a look at our everyone cares page

Quakers response to the budget, take a look at our Quake page

Our theme for our Newletter will be ‘then and now’ more to follow, send any contributions to romford clerk team

Special day to remember Mick Murphy 21 March spring equinox, bring photos stories and memories

Here are some tips, ideas and guides for creating a pictorial meadow from Tony, good to look at before we begin sowing and growing. Proposed site by compost take a look at our climate question page

Lockdown easing key dates.

Rising minds from QSA are hosting a free online taster mindfulness course, providing practical tools to help you improve your wellbeing and resilience. Mondays 8,15, 22 March take a look at our inner peace and everyone cares page

Quakers are calling for photos to create an image bank and reflect the Yearly Meeting. A new theme each month. check out their photo taking guide

Take a look at our what’s on page for lots of exciting courses offered this month by Woodbrooke climate change workshops and the women of the world festival. Anything that alights your imagination for the woodbrooke courses please contact Rose or Nora for help with payment for courses take a look at our what’s on page

March 14

Thank you friends who joined us for worship this spring time morning.

Good news we have received a response from Hiroshima trees of hope read here

Special day to remember Mick Murphy 21 March spring equinox, bring photos stories and memories please send contributions to Tim

Become a sitting caretaker affordable housing options, live in accommodation in commercial or residential properties, various locations Billericay Brentwood

Marie Curie are putting on an a National Day of reflection 23 March on line event and the Good Grief festival 27-28 March take a look at their grief channel take a look at our everyone cares page

In light of recent week’s events take a look at our Womens world page, not just for women,Re imagining masculinity, men come and join the conversation.

How can we heal our social divides, by engaging in thorny, messy, but very necessary conversations? The key lies in calling each other forward, rather than just calling out. It’s time to talk about race take a look at out outer peace page

Take a look at our what’s on page for lots of exciting courses offered this month by Woodbrooke . Anything that alights your imagination for the Woodbrooke courses please contact Rose or Nora for help with payment. Take a look at our what’s on page

Participate in Quaker spring time awakenings 20 March & 24 April

March 21

thank you friends who joined us for worship this calm morning

As the serpent stirs from winters cave feel first the ripple then the wave of life within the quickening earth, welcome spring

Spring tides are rising high
Life cycles turning
Bursts of energy make magic fly
Rebirth is the learning.

On your nature commune look out for spring sightings take a look at our tree talks page

Participate in Quaker spring time awakenings 24 April

Marie Curie are offering a National Day of reflection 23 March on line event and the Good Grief festival 27-28 March take a look at their grief channel take a look at our everyone cares page

Quaker peace and social witness are offering spring sessions ‘what love can do’ Quaker Peace & Social Witness’s work draws from the deep spiritual experience of Quakers to build sustained action for peace and justice. For Quakers, this is the meaning of witness – it is living out our faith in the world. take a look at our Quake page

Anything that alights your imagination for Woodbrooke courses please contact Rose or Nora for help with payment. Take a look at our what’s on page