Author Archives: Rupert

Christmas Day 2016

In a spiritual sense Quakers view every day as sacred and therefore Christmas Day is no different from any other. However, we shall have a meeting for worship as usual on Sunday 25th December with refreshments after.  Usual start time … Continue reading

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Quakers caution against scrapping the Human Rights Act

To mark Human Rights Day on 10 December, Quakers in Britain have sent a plea to the Prime Minister to drop the government’s commitment to ‘scrap’ the Human Rights Act. This move signifies their centuries-long history of standing up for … Continue reading

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Meet Quaker Social Action, Saturday 19th November

All very welcome to our annual public meeting of Quakers in the North London Area.  This year it is an interactive one on the work of  Quaker Social Action, a charity that does some excellent work around community building and … Continue reading

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Following the Quanglican way

Good article in the Church Times about the crossover between Quakers and Anglicans.  Published to mark Quaker Week 2016.  Read it here. Please like & share:

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Echo Chamber

 Echo Chamber is a free exhibition at Friends House, Euston from 18 August to 2 September. Open daily, 11.00am till 4.00pm, except Bank Holiday Monday. The free exhibition marks the centenary of the Military Service Act, which brought in both … Continue reading

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Break up the banks? We need a banking revolution!

Saturday, 1 October, 2016 – 10:30 to 16:00, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ A day conference organised by London Quakers for everyone. In 2011, Britain Yearly Meeting (the governing body of the Quakers) said “The global economic system … Continue reading

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Building bridges after the referendum

Statement by Quakers in Britain (BYM) The outcome of the EU referendum and the campaigning that led up to it have shown up and sometimes exacerbated divisions within and between our communities. There is now a great need for bridge-building, … Continue reading

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Yearly Meeting 2016 epistle

‘Living out our faith in the world’ Epistle from Britain Yearly Meeting Held at Friends House, London on 27 – 30 May 2016. “Loving Greetings to Friends everywhere, British Friends of all ages, and visiting Friends from around the world, … Continue reading

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Swarthmore Lecture 2016

This year’s Swarthmore Lecture was delivered by Esther Mombo on Quaker peacebuilding in eastern and central Africa.  The sound recording is now available to listen to here. The book will be available later this year and is available for pre-order from the … Continue reading

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Christmas Day meeting for worship

Once again, there will be a shortened meeting for worship on Friday 25th December from 10.30 – 11.15am.  All are very welcome. Please like & share:

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