Area Meeting Notices

Milton Keynes Quakers are part of Luton and Leighton Area Meeting which covers Quaker meeting groups in West Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire

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Sunday January 16th

10:30 – 11:30 Area Meeting for Worship

To help promote a stronger sense of community within the area meeting, following a proposal from Milton Keynes Meeting, there will be an area Meeting for Worship which will bring together all of the local meetings together in one meeting for worship. Friends are encouraged to join online via Zoom (so that we can more easily put names to faces), though the meeting will be blended.

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Local Development Worker for Luton & Leighton, Herts & Hitchin and Northamptonshire Area Meetings

The job vacancy for this appointment will be advertised in mid-January, with interviews likely to be late February. https://www.quaker.org.uk/our-organisation/jobs/jobs
The Local Development Worker role is to make sure that Quaker communities are able to thrive. They work with friends in a group of Area Meetings and are available to individuals, local Quaker meetings, area meetings, and other Quaker groups. They support us to become the church we envisioned in Our Faith in the Future.

Local Development Workers offer support to Quaker communities by:

  • listening, encouraging and reassuring
  • connecting Friends with people and resources
  • signposting to other BYM and Woodbrooke services
  • facilitating sessions on a variety of themes
  • helping to review existing activities or processes
  • assisting with major projects.

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