Worth the candle: Peter Blaker gives a portrait of a Meeting house in the pandemic
As with everything else in the pandemic, our Meeting house shut down. Weeks went by in empty darkness with the doors closed and locked. The first sign of life reemerging was when a day care unit, for people with additional needs, asked if they could use our space. They provided vital support for users and their families under lockdown. We worked out a risk assessment and were glad to welcome them and to feel that we were offering a supportive hand. The building served them well, they said, wrapping itself around them just as it has embraced us in deep and close stillness.
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