Meeting for Sufferings 2-4 October took place online for the second time
October’s Meeting for Sufferings (MfS) was originally planned as a residential gathering at Woodbrooke. Those Meetings offer representatives a good amount of time for reflection and fellowship, so it was perhaps this reminder of life before Covid restrictions that contributed to what was, at times, a somewhat sombre online gathering. The Society was already in a period of some financial recalibration when the virus hit, and Friends were clearly conscious of the pandemic’s impact on Quaker activities, particularly at Friends House and Woodbrooke.
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