Monthly Archives: December 2014

Stones, motes, planks

Paul Girvan, a DUP politician in Northern Ireland, wants to introduce a religious conscience clause so that individuals would not have to offer goods and services to people which offend their religious convictions.  This arose from the case where the … Continue reading

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Quakers call for international treaty to ban nuclear weapons

News Release 19 December 2014 Quakers call for international treaty to ban nuclear weapons Quakers in Britain are calling on politicians to find the moral courage and political leadership to work for a nuclear ban treaty. They are encouraging the … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

There will be a meeting for worship on Christmas Day, 10.30-11.15 at the Meeting House.  All are welcome, even if you have never been before. Christmas is a complicated time.  Some people need a pause from the stress of meeting … Continue reading

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Quakers object to millions in funding for developing military ethos in classrooms

News Release 10 December 2014 Quakers object to millions in funding for developing military ethos in classrooms Quakers in Britain have responded to the Department for Education announcement of £4.8 million “Character Innovation Fund” for schools by sending an Open … Continue reading

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Quakers support peace seekers in Palestine and Israel

Latest news release from Quakers in Britain, http://www.quaker.org.uk/news/quakers-support-peace-seekers-palestine-and-israel News Release 01 December 2014 Quakers support peace seekers in Palestine and Israel Quakers in Britain are responding to the recently escalating cycles of violence and retribution in Palestine and Israel, with a … Continue reading

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