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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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Journey into life: Inheriting the story of early Friends

Every year on the Saturday evening of Yearly Meeting, our annual conference, a Quaker is invited to deliver the public Swarthmore Lecture.  The Lecture dates back to 1907 and is named after the home of Margaret Fell (Fox), who is regarded by many … Continue reading

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New Quakers and arts group launched

Quaker Arts  Network  The Quaker Arts Network  (QAN) is an informal group of Friends which will be launched as a listed informal Group at Britain Yearly Meeting in May 2013. (Listed informal group means a group run in Quaker lines … Continue reading

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What it means to be a Quaker today

Well-known Quaker broadcaster Geoffrey Durham recently gave an insightful and moving presentation on”What it means to be a Quaker today” at our annual conference (Yearly Meeting). It is too long to post in its entirety but here are the links to … Continue reading

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