Area Meeting Calendar 2019

Area Meetings for business take place four times a year. These are open to all members of Meetings in the area. Visitors are generally welcome if they apply in advance for permission to attend.

Area Meetings are usually held on Sundays, following Meeting for Worship at the host Local Meeting. Friends are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to eat before the Area Meeting starts.

Sun 3rd MarchDevizes
Sun 2nd JuneBath
Sun 6th OctoberFrome
Sun 1st DecemberBradford on Avon

Area Meeting Appointments in 2019

WWESAM currently operates without a Clerk. Each AM in session is clerked by the host Local Meeting. Continuity is provided by a combination of oversight by the Trustees and a handover process from each AM to the next.

Trustees (members of AM Finance and Property Committee):

NameLocal Meeting
Jane Stephenson (Clerk)Bath
Kate Macdonald (deputy)
Angela Le GriceBradford on Avon
Currently vacantChippenham
Debbie Nightingale (deputy)
Robin BrookesDevizes
Elaine HunterFrome
Chris Pollock (AM Treasurer)Trowbridge

Other Area Meeting Appointments:

Other AM appointments include:

  • Elders and Overseers for each Local Meeting
  • Registering Officer for Quaker Marriages
  • Advocate for Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Coordinator
  • AM Correspondence Clerk
  • Collector of donations to Quaker work
  • Collector of data
  • Representatives on Meeting for Sufferings (National Quaker representative body)

If you would like to contact the current holder of any of these posts, please send an enquiry using the Contact Us form.

For Clerks of Local Meetings see the pages for each LM in the Our Quaker Meetings menu.