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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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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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Quakers condemn sales of social housing stock

News release 04 May 2015 Quakers in Britain have spoken out strongly against the proposal to extend the ‘right to buy’ legislation to housing associations. The statement came as more than a thousand Quakers from across the country and around … Continue reading

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Report from Junior Yearly Meeting

Between the 2nd and 9th of August I was most privileged, with the generous help of the Area meeting, to attend Junior Young Meeting, a youth section within YMG orientated for 14-17 year olds. The theme for the week was … Continue reading

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Epistle of 2014 Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering

Epistle from Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering held at the University of Bath, 2 – 9 August 2014 To all Friends everywhere, We send our loving greetings from Yearly Meeting Gathering. Over 2,000 of us have come together as a community … Continue reading

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Quakers issue statement on Gaza

Quakers at their annual gathering in Bath today issued a detailed statement calling for a just and peaceful settlement across Israel and Palestine. The full statement reads 08 August 2014 Quakers urge recognition of Palestine Amid faltering ceasefires and talks, … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope of Quakers gathers in Bath

Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG), the annual conference of Quakers in Britain, will be held at the University of Bath campus from 2-9 August 2014. The Gathering is like a festival in a tented village, for all ages. Two thousand Quakers, … Continue reading

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A bassoonist’s view

Paul Parker, recording clerk of Quakers, spoke to our Area Meeting.  He explained the different aspects of the role, but said the key issue of any clerk is that they are “listening for the unity”. Paul believes Quakers have potential … Continue reading

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British Quakers annual report – on video

British Quakers have produced a video about their work.  It is here and well worth a look I expect this to produce the usual odd ’George Fox spent three days riding on horseback to cross North England, Quakers shouldn’t be using … Continue reading

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