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Osmotherly meeting are holding worship on two Sunday afternoons during Summer - 3pm on Sunday 21 July and Sunday 18th August.

Upcoming Events

Thu 25 July

Darlington Death Cafe "Tea & Mortality"

14:00-15:30

Venue: DQM Library

Informal drop in event hosted by Darlington Friends  for Quakers and non Quaker on Last Thursday each month 2-3.30pm. 

Confidential & supportive sharing on the theme of death & dying

Fri 26 July

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) 26th-20th July

Venue: Friends House London & on Zoom

Annual gathering of Quakers in Britain for Worship, business, fellowship and much more.

Members and attenders all welcome in person or online. Free to attend but requirement to register in advance.  

www.quaker.org.uk/YM

Sat 27 July

Darlington Fix it Cafe

11:00-13:00

Venue: Friends Community Hub

Monthly Repair Cafe

Fixing of electrical electronic, clothes, toys and household goods. Free but donation welcome.

Teesdale & Cleveland area covers the following Quaker Meetings in Durham & North Yorkshire : 

 

Cotherstone,  Darlington,  Great Ayton,  Middlesbrough,  Norton and  Osmotherly.  

Everyone is welcome to attend and details of the individual meetings are on the "Our meetings page".   

Most area meeting documents are available on the intranet - to register please contact your local meeting. Public documents including Minutes and charity records are on the "about us" pages.  

About Quakers

We believe everyone has a direct relationship with God, whatever their professed beliefs. We find this relationship is best experienced when we meet together in silent gathering with no pre-planned service.    

In a Quaker meeting, outwardly nothing could be simpler. We all sit down together quietly in the worship space and wait. The waiting in silence can become very powerful and moving. It can be calm and restful or nudging, even stir up difficult feelings. Sometimes from the silence, someone may be moved to briefly speak or minister before the meeting settles back to quiet.   

Most meetings last about an hour. They are different each time and in each place. Most are on Sunday mornings but some Quaker meetings will also hold meetings at other times - midweek or evenings. Some are held partly online (zoom).

Everyone regardless of their faith is welcome at a Quaker Meeting for Worship and you can just turn up. It is often helpful to check the times and directions with the individual meeting you plan to visit.