Newark & District U3A

The self-help organisation for older people, no longer in full time work where learning is just for pleasure

Newark & District U3A #History

Newark & District U3A

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Over the last three years the group has looked at a variety of religions and at aspects of religion.To name but a few,  we have ranged from "Who were the Cathars"? ; "Early Tribal Religion Through the Eyes of the 19th Century Anthropologists ; "The Quakers - History and Present Day" ; "the Church of England" "Judaism" ;" Pilgrimages" ;"Festivals" ; "Denominations,Sects and Cults" ; "Creation Stories".


We have had debates, informal discussions, invited speakers and presentations from members.Though we have a two hour session we do treat ourselves to a tea break in the middle. We describe ourselves as seekers rather than believers because we are in no way a faith group, simply U3A members who share an interest in both the historical aspects of religions and their present day manifestations.

Comparative  Religion

Venue : Hawtonville Methodist Church Hall , Eton  Avenue , Newark.


Date :   Third Monday morning of the month.


Time :   10a.m. - 12 noon.


Cost :   At present £1-50 to cover the cost of the venue .


Contact : Sheilah Andrews, 'phone 01636 703219