Derby Calendar


 Saturday 28th July         The ride for the common good from Northumberland to London, to draw attention to suffering caused by the welfare cuts, reaches Derby. We are hosting their overnight stay and a shared meal. If you are a Facebook user 


Derby Quaker meeting Calendar for August, plus!

Meeting for Worship and Young People’s meeting each Sunday 10.45am

Christian Meditation each Monday 6.00-7.00pm in library

Meeting for Worship each Tuesday 12.30-1.15pm in library

August is regarded as a holiday month, so, apart from the usual meetings for worship and meditation, the regular sessions are suspended until September. If you feel deprived of the social get-together of Friendship Lunch on the second Sunday, invite some Friends to bring and share lunch with you. Peace Bowl will be for Forces Watch Charity.

If you benefited from Anne de Gruchy’s workshop on ‘Exploring Simplicity’ she will be repeating it at Woodbrooke from the 17th-19th of August.

Reminders: that Area Meeting will be on Saturday morning,15th of September, followed by the Bakewell Walk in the afternoon. Also that on Saturday September 29th from 2.30-5.30 at Nottingham Meeting House, you are invited by Tony Biggin and Alec Davison to ‘Sing your heart out and raise the roof’! On October 5th at St. Alkmund’s Church,Duffield, at 12 noon, we are invited to join Roger Hill and Judy Williams for their wedding blessing, followed by light refreshments in the church hall.


Equipping for Ministry: a Woodbrooke two year course

This course has been running for 21 years and is for anyone who is active in a Quaker meeting and who wants to think more about what it is to be part of that meeting, the wider society and the priesthood of all believers. It aims to deepen your spiritual life, give you a solid grounding in considering what it is to be a Quaker in the world today and considering how you are personally called to live out your Ministry. It is designed to benefit both you and your meeting. It is certificated by Woodbrooke. If you want to find out more, there is an EfM (Equipping for Ministry) booklet in the library. Bursaries are available. Talk to your elders and overseers about it.


How to Find Us

May Calendar

Meetings for Worship (MfW) are held every Sunday 10:45-11.45 and Tuesdays 12.30-1.15pm

Christian Meditation every Monday 6-7pm

May4-7th BYM Yearly Meeting Gathering at Friends House

Sunday May 6th Meeting for Worship for business following MfW

Friday May11th-Sunday 13th Area Residential Retreat at the Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow. Theme: Balancing Faith and Action.

Sunday May 13th Retiring Collection for Christian Aid Week then Friendship Lunch

Saturday  19th May Area Meeting at Chesterfield 10.00 for 10.30am Elders and Overseers, shared lunch then Area Meeting at 2pm

Sunday 20th May Second Retiring Collection for Christian Aid Week. 12.45 Towards Sustainable Derby: John Miller will tell us about Anaerobic Digestion.

Friday 25th May. Film Night, film to be announced, free event with refreshments, all welcome.

Sunday 27th May. 10-10.30am Singing in the Spirit followed by MfW. Afterwards Jan Gentle will lead a one hour Dementia Friends Workshop.


Peace Bowl donations this month are for Anti Slavery International