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Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017

29 July–5 August, University of Warwick

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Saturday

2:00PM- 5:00PM Students Union

Arrivals and registration

7:15PM- 8:15PM Butterworth Hall

All age welcome session

8:15AM-10:15AM Butterworth Hall

Meeting for leaving

12:05PM to Tuesday 29 August 12:05PM Lobby

Test event

Sunday

9:30AM-10:15AM Butterworth Hall

Meeting for worship

9:30AM-12:30PM Around campus

Community activities

9:30AM-12:30PM Around campus

Community activities

9:30AM-12:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 3

9:30AM-12:30PM Around campus

Community activities

9:30AM-12:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 4

9:30AM-12:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 5

9:30AM-12:30PM Around campus

Community activities

9:30AM-12:30PM Around campus

Community activities

9:30AM-12:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 7

10:30AM-12:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 1

2:30PM- 5:00PM Around campus

Linking and community activities

2:30PM- 5:00PM Around campus

Linking and community activities (all age)

2:30PM- 5:00PM Around campus

Linking and community activities

2:30PM- 5:00PM Around campus

Linking and community activities (all age)

2:30PM- 5:00PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 8

7:15PM- 8:30PM Around campus

Community activities

7:15PM- 8:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 2

7:15PM- 8:30PM Butterworth Hall

Swarthmore Lecture

7:15PM- 8:30PM Around campus

Community activities

7:15PM- 8:30PM Butterworth Hall

George Gorman Lecture

7:15PM- 8:30PM Around campus

Community activities

7:15PM- 8:30PM tbc

Salter Lecture

7:15PM- 8:30PM tbc

Groups Fair

7:15PM- 8:30PM Around campus

Community activities

7:15PM- 8:30PM Butterworth Hall

Yearly Meeting session 6

7:15PM- 8:30PM Around campus

Community activities

Friday

7:15PM-11:00PM tbc

All age community

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Full details of what's happening at Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG), including full details of special interest meetings, will be available in June. The following gives you an outline to help you start planning.

Saturday

Your First time at Yearly Meeting Gathering - Woodbrooke

Sunday

A Friendly 1, 2, 3 for sustainability witness - Living Witness

Being a Quaker Parent - Quaker Life

Continuing Worship

Death chat - Quaker Life

Faith and Action: Quakers and World War One - Woodbrooke,
Betty Hagglund

Follow up discussion with George Lakey -

Mid Wales Peace Education - Mid Wales AM

Our personal journeys with sustainability - BYM Sustainability Group

Quaker work in Bolivia - Bolivia link

Reading Quaker faith & practice 1 - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Reflections on the interfaith scene in Birmingham - QCCIR and Bernard Longley

Reflections on the life and witness of Bayard Rustin - Woodbrooke
Martin Layton

Sustainability: world family case studies - Quaker World Relations Committee

What happens when we pray - Clive Dove Dixon

Let Your Lives Preach: The Spirituality of Quaker Testimony - Woodbrooke
Stuart Masters

Our Spiritual motivation - EAPPI

Reflection and Reconciliation - BYM Advocacy and Public Relations Team

Spiritual inspiration and discernment: A different look at the Quaker United Nations Office - Quaker United Nations Office

The Kingdom of God - Living Witness

Quaker Week 2017 - Quaker Life Outreach

Heart: Power within - QPSW Turning the Tide

Forced Migration and racism: how will we respond? - QPSW Forced Migration

Protecting Human Rights - Quaker Council for European Affairs

A Friendly 1, 2, 3 for sustainability witness - Living Witness

Developing a more just and sustainable society - North Wales Economic Justice

Eldership and oversight event - Quaker Life

Faith and Action: Quakers and World War One - Woodbrooke
Betty Hagglund

Foundations of a true social order: the vision of Quakers after WW1 - Rachel Muerrs

Getting started on Social Media - how to set up a profile - Quaker Life Outreach

Launching London Quakers Property Trust - London Quakers Property Trust

Our personal journeys with sustainability - BYM Sustainability Group

Peace building in East Africa - a workshop approach - African Great Lakes Peace Trust

Quaker Life Representative Council - Quaker Life

Reflections on the life and witness of Bayard Rustin - Woodbrooke
Martin Layton

Swords into ploughshares: Quakers in international conciliation work - QPSW Conciliation Group

We Can Solve Poverty in the UK - Joseph Rowntree Foundation

- Quaker Citizens

- Quaker Peace Centre Cape Town

Let Your Lives Preach: The Spirituality of Quaker Testimony - Woodbrooke
Stuart Masters

Film: Hidden Figures

Monday

An introduction to Zoroastrianism - QCCIR and Mehru Fitter

Building the meeting community to build movements - Woodbrooke
Simon Best

Fun with Living Our Faith in the world - Vibrancy in Meetings

Games with JYM - Junior Yearly Meeting

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: funding social change. - Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Making Boxes - Mary Penny

Meeting for Eating: movement building through a common table - Woodbrooke, Mark Russ

Quaker Partnership in Democratic Republic of Congo - why we're there - Quaker Congo Partnership UK

Quaker Stewardship Committee: cracking governance - Quaker Stewardship Committee

Quaker University Chaplaincy: is it for you? - Quaker Life

Reading Quaker faith & practice 2. - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Registering officers - Recording Clerks Office

Safeguarding - Quaker Life Ministry & Outreach

Sharing experiences of community - How can these help in movement building? - Bamford Quaker Community

There is a place for us - Nontheist Friends Network

What would it look like to live in a sustainable world? - Living Witness

YM funding: sources, uses and the future - Quaker Finance and Property Committee

Climate Justice - from national to international perspectives - QPSW Sustainability Programme, QUNO and Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Making Change Happen - Ecumenical Accompaniment in Palestine Israel Programme

Shared Security - Quaker Peace and Social Witness, American Friends Service Committee, Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva and New York, Quaker Council for European Affairs

Philosophy for All Ages - Jude Acton

How do I find my way? - Linda Murgatroyd

A new economy: what it could look like and how to get there - QPSW Economics Sustainability and Peace Sub Committee

Eyewitness in the classroom - QPSW Peace Education

Head: Power We're Up Against - George Lakey and QPSW Turning the Tide

Opposing the Arms Trade – four decades of Quaker movement building still going strong - QPSW Peace Education Campaigning and Networking Sub Committee

Building the meeting community to build movements - Woodbrooke
Simon Best

Effective use Social Media - how I as a Quaker can use social media - Jon Martin

End of Life - Quaker Life

Faith in Families - Quaker Life

History of the Book of Discipline - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Living our beliefs - Junior Yearly Meeting

Making Boxes - Mary Penny

Meeting for Eating:movement building through a common table - Woodbrooke, Mark Russ

Passing over, Quaker Concern around Dying and Death to Quaker Life - Quaker Concern around Dying and Death

QPSW Support for Meetings - QPSW

Quaker Stewardship Committee: cracking governance - Quaker Stewardship Committee

QWSCSA - QWSCSA

Spiritual Healing Demonstation - Friends Fellowship of Healing

The Retreat and Quaker Mental Health Group - The Retreat

What would it look like to live in a sustainable world? - Living Witness

Swarthmore Lecture: Faith in politics? A testimony to equality - Woodbrooke & Catherine West MP

Tuesday

Being a Quaker Parent - Quaker Life

Building Communities that flourish - Quaker Social Action

Building peace together – what do we bring? - Northern Friends Peace Board

Creating Space for conversation - Peace Hub

Guide to Quaker chaplaincy - Quaker Life

Having difficult conversations about climate change and sustainability - BYM Sustainability Group

How equality and education can help reduce the number of consumers - Quaker Concern Over Population (QCOP)

Interfaith relations in Britain today: the role of the Interfaith Network - QCCIR and Jatinder Birdi

Media Training - Quaker Life outreach and Advocacy and Public relations

Movement building in East Africa - what we can do - QPSW Overseas Peacebuilding Group

Reading Quaker faith & practice 3. - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Understanding and de -escalating conflict - West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project

What is Quaker Ministry and how can we be equipped for it - Gill Pennington W

Working towards Living Wage Employer Accreditation for your Area Meeting - Quaker Living Wage Campaign Group

- Quaker Meeting Houses Heritage Survey / Property Support Project

The Spectrum of Presence - EAPPI

Towards mainstreaming peace education - QPSW Peace Education Programme

European Quaker Voices - Quaker Council for European Affairs

Hands: Power Together - George Lakey and Turning the Tide

Speaking our Truth with Compassion

and Conviction - QPSW Peace programme

Quaker Life Network Islands Cluster - Quaker Life

Building a movement of difference, through the gifts of our diverse genders and sexualities - Quaker Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Fellowship

Church Government:principle and detail - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Engaging with families - Quaker Life

Exploration of mental health in our meetings - Quaker Life

Gifts and Leadings - CNC/ Christine

Having difficult conversations about climate change and sustainability - BYM Sustainability Group

Land Rights in India - South Asia Interest Group

Local Quaker websites – inreach and outreach - Quaker Life Ministry & Outreach / London Quakers

Meet the Swarthmore Lecturer - Woodbrooke & Catherine West MP

Outreach online - Setting up a Facebook page for your Quaker Meeting - Jon Martin

Peace building initiatives - QWRC

Pity of War Project - Pity of War

Quakers Uniting in Publications - Quakers Uniting in Publications

QVA 10 Year Celebration: Working Together - Quaker Voluntary Action

What has Meeting for Sufferings ever done for you? - MfS Clerks

What is Quaker Ministry and how can we be equipped for it - Gill Pennington W

Working with others for change - Quaker Social Action

Big Festivals - outreach

Spiritual sustenance in hard times - Quaker Fellowship for Afterlife Studies

- Friends of Hlekweni

The Retreat Lecture - The Retreat

Movement Building from Stillness - George Gorman Lecture

Wednesday

Building a movement: developing a multi -racial nourishing Quaker Community - Vanessa Julye, Nurturing Ministries Coordinator at Friends General Conference in the US.

Quaker Universalism, Mysticism and Interfaith - Quaker Universalist Group

Veganism as Quaker Witness - Quaker Concern for Animals

Thursday

A Muslim response to the 'Prevent' strategy - QCCIR and Abdullah Sahin

Building a diverse and transformational movement - Tim Gee/ Gorman

Conflict in meetings: having difficult conversations - Quaker Life

Living Simply - Junior Yearly Meeting

Making Friendship Bracelets - Mary Penny

Meet the QPSW Peaceworkers - QPSW Peace Programme

Nuclear Ban Treaty - QPSW Peace Programme

Outreach online P2 - Making the most of Facebook pages -

Q Concern for the Abolition of Torture - Michael Still

Quaker Decriminalisation Network - Quaker Decriminalisation Network

Reading Quaker faith & practice 4 - Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group

Rethinking Security: local engagement, political influence - Ammerdown - Diana Francis

Sharing experiences of working with others - BYM Sustainability Group

The challenge of the new tide of militarisation - QPSW Peace Programme

Working with others for change - QAAD - Helena Chambers

- The Equality Trust

Quaker Disability Equality Group AGM and open meeting - Quaker Disability Equality Group

EAPPI - Working with others - EAPPI

Evaluating change - Vibrancy in Meetings

Philosophy for All Ages - Jude Acton

Working creatively with others - Linda Murgatroyd

A Quaker approach to working together: Quaker United Nations Office's experience of partnerships - QUNO

Feet: Powering forward! - Turning the Tide

QARN - The Bundle

Flooding – community cohesion or breakdown - Quaker Peace Studies Trust

Being constructive about housing - Quaker Housing Trust

A Nation Divided What can we learn from the Nordics? Q&A session - George Lakey

Building peace together – with others - Northern Friends Peace Board

Conflict in meetings: having difficult conversations - Quaker Life

Developing new opportunities locally for young Quakers aged 11 to 18 - Children and Young People's staff team

Education and Quaker Insight - QUAKER VALUES in EDUCATION

Effective outreach and diversifying our communities - Young Friends General Meeting

Engaging Young Adult Quakers Project - Quaker Life

Junior Yearly Meeting Quiz - Junior Yearly Meeting

Making Friendship Bracelets - Mary Penny

Quakers building the New Economy - QPSW

Sharing Experiences of the Criminal Justice System - QPSW Crime Community and Justice Sub Committee

Sharing experiences of working with others - BYM Sustainability Group

Taking action on militarism - QPSW Peace Programme

Tolstoy's Legacy of Peace Activism in Russia: Saving Chertkov - Friends House Moscow

We need to talk about…. Holding difficult discussions skillfully - West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project

Working in Partnership with other organisations - Northfield Eco centre

The Changing Face of Faith - Quaker Committee for Christian and Interfaith Relations

John Edward Southall, forgotten Quaker, adopted Welshman (an English version of the first in a series of Quaker lectures, given at the National Eisteddfod in 2016) - Meeting of Friends in Wales
speaker Gethin Evans

'AFSC's Shared Security Vision for North East Asia' - AFSC

Movement building across the world family - Quaker World Relations Committee

Quaker Movement: A Global View - Friends World Committee for Consultation

Saturday 29 July 2:00PM- 5:00PM

Arrivals and registration

Students Union

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Registration will take place from 2pm on Saturday 29 July in the Students Union building. Further details about late arrivals and day visitors will be added soon.

Saturday 29 July 7:15PM- 8:15PM

All age welcome session

Butterworth Hall

YM Agenda Committee

more information to follow