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About

Norfolk & Waveney

Area Meeting

Area meeting’s role is to develop and maintain a community of Friends, a family of local meetings who gather for worship and spiritual enrichment.

(Quaker Faith & Practice 4.02) 

Barley © Bob Ward.jpg
Barley © Bob Ward

The Area Meeting’s Objectives are: 

 

  • Strengthening the life and witness if Quaker meetings both in the area of Norfolk and Waveney Area Meeting & beyond;
     

  • Spreading the message of Quakers, and interpreting and developing the thought and practice of the Religious Society;
     

  • Undertaking Quaker service for the relief of suffering at home and abroad;
     

  • Funding the concerns of that Quaker meetings in the area of Norfolk & Waveney Area Meetings or beyond have adopted or agreed to support;
     

  • Providing for the pastoral care of individual members and attenders, including assistance to those in need, and for education;
     

  • Maintaining and developing Quaker meeting houses as places of public worship and from which too carry out our witness into the world;
     

  • Administering and maintaining the organisation of Norfolk and Waveney Area Meeting and contributing to the support of Britain Yearly Meeting.

Helping Hand, Norwich QMH Garden © Bob Ward
Helping Hand, Norwich, QMH Garden © Bob Ward
A Light is Shining © Bob Ward
A Light is Shining © Bob Ward