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UPCOMING MEETINGS

Bradford Faith Trail – Saturday  July 6th and Saturday August 3rd

Calling at St Peter’s Church, (Catholic), Abu Bakr masjid, (Islam), Hindu Lakshmi mandir Temple, Sikh Gurdwara and finally Bradford Cathedral (Anglican). The tour starts at 10.15am (at St Peter’s) and finishes at 3.15pm; there will be a free vegetarian lunch at the Sikh Gurdwara.

How to get there; either by car, or by train from Settle at 07.30, needing a change of platforms en route, from Giggleswick at 07.35 or from Skipton at 09.04 (arriving at 09.41) to Bradford Forster Square. There is a bus from Settle to Skipton at 07.50. Check return times, but suggested return: to Skipton at 16.11, arriving at 16.50. (If you go by train, the total walking distance would be less than 2.5miles. There is one fairly steep downhill section).

A group has already been booked for each date, but there may still be some places so if you would like to come, please contact Mark.
Mark Houston 01756 770419 or, mchouston14@gmail.com
See Bradford Faith Trail webpage (https://www.bradfordcathedral.org/get-involved/interfaith/faith-trail/) and their list of Facebook Events.

September 18th – 7 for 7:30pm FMH – Olivia Hanks – “Tax Justice: how does it concern us?”

EVENTS BY OTHER LOCAL GROUPS

Tues 25th Open Meeting to consider hosting day/weekend trips to Settle for asylum seekers and refugees, 7pm Friends Meeting House. A suggestion from Marian McNichol to share our local beauty with folk from nearby towns and cities.

Refugee ReSETTLEment Group

  • Sunday 26th May,  Settle Stories are screening The Wanted 18 at 3pm in the Joinery, Settle and donations on the day go towards the ReSETTLEment project. The film is an astonishing true story: the Israeli army’s pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared “a threat to the national security of the state of Israel.”
  • This Saturday (May 25th) Michael Day will be selling more of his amazing paintings at the Allsorts market in Victoria Hall. He would welcome additional items for sale to broaden the appeal of the stall – please contact him on 01729 824644 or michaeljjday@hotmail.co.uk
  • Plant Sale. Please put any plants by the back door area at the Quaker Meeting House on Kirkgate, Settle. Kindly label them. The plants are all for sale by donation and has raised £160 already.

The Churches Together Barn Dance earlier this month raised £196 and was good fun to boot! And the Booths collection at the end of April made £487.45
Many thanks for everyone involved.

More from Settle Stories

Sunday, 30 June 2019 – 3:00pm An event about Africa and changing the news narrative
https://www.settlestories.org.uk/changing-the-news-africa

 

Thanks to all who helped to raise funds for Christian Aid in and around Settle
This year is focussing on the need for health centres and midwives in Sierra Leone

Coffee Evening total £323.75
Tuesday street collection £67.26
Saturday Big Brekkie £346.50
Door to door envelopes & donations £2279.67
Monies from Gift Aided donations £212.07
Grand total: £3229.25

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