Welcome to Churches Together in Harrogate

Churches Together in Harrogate unites in pilgrimage all churches and those in association within the Town who acknowledge God's revelation in Jesus Christ, confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the scriptures and commit themselves to one another to the Glory of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

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Quaker Statement about the upcoming General Election 


General Election December 2019

Public Statement from York, Harrogate & Thirsk Quakers
 
To all parliamentary candidates in our area and to its ecumenical and interfaith leaders
 
Recent political discourse culminating in the lead up to next month’s general election appears to have exacerbated divisions across society. These divisions are a matter of serious concern to many groups and individuals. As Quakers, we too consider that the health of our national life is damaged when we promote our own beliefs by negative criticism of other people.  At the same time, we believe that the current election can contribute to the betterment of our national life, if we consciously approach it in a spirit of healing.
 
In our Quaker meetings we are urged:
 

“Not to allow the strength of our convictions to betray us into making statements or allegations that are unfair or untrue”
“Listen patiently and seek the truth which other people’s opinions may contain”
“Avoid hurtful criticism and provocative language” 
“Remember our responsibilities as citizens.” This includes getting onto the electoral register and casting our vote

 
By attempting to follow this helpful advice, we can better understand and value one another.
 
We ask our candidates – and ourselves – to seek to act upon it in the heat of the campaign.
 
Agreed at our bi-monthly business meeting, Saturday 9th November 2019
 
Signed on behalf of the meeting by Barbara Windle, clerk of York Area Quaker Meeting
                                      This Area comprises Quakers across York, Harrogate and Thirsk  
 
Quotations are taken from chapter 1, Quaker Faith & Practice
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

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Harrogate Alpha Courses

Alpha Harrogate are launching a variety of courses in the new year. For more information please visit http://www.alphaharrogate.org/

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Latest News

Churches Together in England Newsletter<br />Novemeber 2019

Churches Together in England Newsletter
Novemeber 2019

Churches Together In England have released their November 2019 newsletter.

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Creation Care in Creationtide<br />Working together on Common Ground

Creation Care in Creationtide
Working together on Common Ground

Group study and discussion for Christian Discipleship. An Ecumenical approach to creation care – Working together on Common Ground

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Thy Kingdom Come 2019<br />May 2019

Thy Kingdom Come 2019
May 2019

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement inviting Christians to pray during the nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ.
Read our report here