Tag Archives: faith in action

Quakers in Enfield look forward in celebration

Sometimes it’s just time to feel the joy. In 2012, Quakers in Enfield faced a challenge.  Our Grade Two Listed, 1790 Meeting House was cracking up.  We had significant subsidence without a clear idea how fast it would spread; parts … Continue reading

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Quakers embark on new shaping of their guidebook

Quakers decided at their annual gathering to look again at their handbook Quaker Faith and Practice.  The process follows years of thought and discussion locally, and is likely to take several more to complete.  Revision will be highly inclusive, and … Continue reading

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Compliments from our Anglican neighbour

We were very pleased to welcome Daniel Sandham, Vicar of St Paul’s, our nearest place of worship, to our art exhibition and delighted to read this piece in their parish newsletter. Click on this hyperlink, St Pauls parish newsletter Please … Continue reading

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The Bundle – an asylum seeker’s story

Saturday 12th May 7.30pm, Winchmore Hill Meeting House.   Free performance of The Bundle – an asylum seeker’s story performed by the Journeymen Theatre organised by Tottenham Quakers as part of their Sanctuary Meeting commitment. This play is the story … Continue reading

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Benjamin Lay story in Hackney Citizen

The Benjamin Lay story has been covered here. Annoying ableism. https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2017/11/22/hackney-quakers-make-amends-disowning-radical-anti-slavery-dwarf-300-years-ago/   Please like & share:

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North London Quakers right a past wrong – look to present injustice

In an unusual move, North London Quakers formally expressed unity with a Quaker expelled from the movement three hundred years ago. Benjamin Lay was disowned by Devonshire House Monthly Meeting, our predecessor body, for radical positions expressed in theatrical ways.  … Continue reading

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Quakerism: a faith for turbulent times

For Quaker Week 2017 Jon Martin from Quakers in Britain reflects on how the history of Quakerism means it has always been a faith for uncertain times.  You can read the blog article here. Please like & share:

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Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017

The annual conference of Quakers in Britain continuing the theme of “Living Out Our Faith in the World” was held at Warwick University this year.  The epistle from the event is published below.  You can see some of the presentations … Continue reading

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Quakers stand alongside victims of racist policies

Quakers in Britain have responded to the global unease about recent political developments around the world with a clear statement asserting that, “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national … 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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