What’s Happening

THIS WEEK (Forty-Seven)+ of pandemic restrictions

WED Feb 3      —Prayer Soup supper, 5:30 PM @ parsonage
                           –Monthly Meeting for Business, 7:00 PM via Zoom
                           —No chiming choir or Sunday School Zoom meetings
SUN Feb 7          Meeting for Worship-Sharing, 10:00 AM, both in person
                                  at the meetinghouse and online via Zoom
MON Feb 8        Fiction book discussion group, 7:30 PM by Zoom
TUE Feb 9         USFW meeting by Zoom, 7:00 PM      

FEBRUARY’s MONTHLY MEETING FOR BUSINESS will be held online by Zoom at 7:00 PM this Wednesday February 3.  A Zoom invitation will be emailed on Wednesday.
NEWS ITEMS OR ANNOUNCEMENTS for a February-March Friendly  Reminder newsletter are needed in the church office early this week.
The FICTION BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP will meet by Zoom at 7:30 PM on Monday February 8 to share learnings from the first section of the Quaker historical novel The Peaceable Kingdom by Jan de Hartog.  A copy or two of the book may be available in the church office. 
CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS for Friends’ 2020 tax records have been prepared by the church treasurer.  If you have questions or don’t receive yours soon, please let the church office know.
READ THROUGH THE BIBLE IN 2021:  This week’s chapters are Exodus 14-37.  The full year’s daily schedule is available on the southwest parlor table.
PANDEMIC GATHERING:  For Friends’ health and safety, combined in-person and online Meetings for Worship-Sharing (utilizing Zoom video/phone conferencing) will be held at 10:00 AM each Sunday until further notice.  If COVID-19 cases in this area increase, M&O may at any time instruct returning to online-only Sunday services.  Friends gathering in person are expected to arrive no earlier than 9:30 AM, and to honor hand sanitizing, facemask wearing, and physical distancing to help prevent COVID infection.  If you feel unwell or are experiencing any COVID symptoms (fever, persistent cough, shortness of breath, recent loss of taste or smell), please participate online or by phone.  To connect by telephone, dial 1-301-715-8592, then key in the meeting ID (249 900 7533) and meeting password  (162473).
Winchester Friends Church           765-584-8276
124 E. Washington St.      Winchester, IN  47394