Author John Cousins will give readings and do book signings of his historical account of a Quaker settlement on PEI in 1773-1795. You are invited to the book reading to be held Wednesday May 17th at the St. Mary's University Library, Room 135, at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Halifax Friends Meeting (Quakers). ... See MoreSee Less
A most successful UN World Interfaith Harmony worship at Halifax Friends Meeting. An estimated 45 attenders, including Friends and visitors. Five Friends offered an introduction to Quakers followed by 45 minutes of stillness, broken by ministry from several Friends and visitors.A pleasant social time followed, and a Global TV newsman interviewed some participants! Go to ihhalifax.ca for more information about the Week, which runs until Feb. 7th. ... See MoreSee Less
Halifax Friends Meeting for Worship, Sunday Jan 8 is CANCELLED due to the stormy weather.
Meeting for Worship & Business Meeting postponed to Sunday, January 15th ... See MoreSee Less
Twelve persons attended the Christmas Worship on Sunday, December 25, on a sunny but cold windy morningl We had to use a small side meeting room as the main Library meeting room at the Atlantic School of Theology was being painted. We enjoyed the creche scenes from Lee Webb and Cynthia Martin, set up on the tables. Readers Jocelyn and Maggie read the Nativity story from the books of Luke and Matthew. We welcomed visitors from Nunavut and Ontario, as well as our regular locals.
Next Meeting for Worship: New Year's Day, Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Mark your calendar also for Meeting for Worship for Business, Sunday, January 8. ... See MoreSee Less
Halifax Quakers added 3 new photos.
Four Halifax Friends and attenders were among those who read from their poems at an Open Heart Farm Poetry potluck and reading, on Monday evening, Dec. 19 at the Ecology Action Centre. Organized by Mary Ellen Sullivan, with arrangements taken care of by the EAC's staff & volunteers, the poems celebrated the farmers who provide us our food - many of the poets having been farmers! Mary Ellen's poetry booklet "My Farm Whispers" and Sylvia's booklet, "Barns" were also on purchase, and raised some funds for the EAC. Ed Belzer's poem reflected his experience as a horse farmer, while Roger wrote from the point of view of those vegetables that are left over in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator, unchosen, until they affirm life by sprouting again! ... See MoreSee Less
Halifax QuakersTwenty Quakers worshipped, Sunday Dec. 18 at Atlantic School of Theology. Ministry included memoriesof Christmas Pageants past4 months ago
Halifax QuakersCharles Kennedy and his friend Janet,joined us from northern Nova Scotia, and Gia Greer visited from Montreal. After worship, Kenna Manos hosted the Meeting for a Potluck at her home.4 months ago
Meeting for Worship will be held today, Dec.18, 2016, at the Atlantic School of Theology Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m..
Potluck lunch to follow. ... See MoreSee Less
Friends, keep your eye on this page Sunday a.m. Dec. 18, as we will decide between 8 and 9 a.m. whether to cancel Meeting because of weather. It is predicted to rain tonight (Dec. 17) which can wash away the snow, in which case we will Worship as usual.The Dec. 18 Potluck will go on weather or no, as many people who live near can still arrive at Kenna's house. ... See MoreSee Less