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21 June 2019
Experiments in faith: finding a meeting-centred approach
by Paul Parker
Quaker communities across Britain will be supported in new ways thanks to some bold changes in the way we work says Paul Parker in this joint blog with Woodbrooke's Sandra Berry.
17 June 2019
Why we’re going to Glastonbury
by Jon Martin
With its mix of music, politics and spirituality, Glastonbury festival remains one of the biggest in Britain. Jon Martin explains why this year young adult Quakers will be there to provide a place of spiritual sanctuary.
24 May 2019
by Edwina Peart
Edwina Peart poses some further questions to explore following some of the results of a Quaker survey on diversity.
23 May 2019
Hearing the call of the climate crisis
by Olivia Hanks
From Extinction Rebellion to the school strikes, Quakers have been part of a whirlwind of climate action in 2019. Olivia Hanks looks at how we keep up the pressure.
17 May 2019
A living heritage: sharing the significance of our Quaker meeting houses
by Ingrid Greenhow
Some of the most historically important Quaker meeting houses now have protected status thanks to a three-year project that involved Quakers across the country. It's something we should all be proud of, says Ingrid Greenhow.
16 May 2019
Deepening the spiritual: exploring the role of the elder
by Helen Oldridge
In a faith with no leaders, Helen Oldridge explores the role of elders in supporting the spiritual side of Quaker meetings.
16 May 2019
Compassion towards mental distress
by Bev Smith
Bev Smith reflects on inclusion and compassion in responding to people living with mental distress.
14 May 2019
What does climate breakdown have to do with our work on migration?
by Tatiana Garavito
There will be no climate justice if we fail to address toxic colonial legacies and build lasting new connections, writes Tatiana Garavito.
7 May 2019
European Parliament elections: our chance to steady Europe’s course
by Martin Leng
In the run-up to the European Parliament elections, Martin Leng explores how the Quaker Council for European Affairs is supporting people to tackle anti-migrant hate speech together.
3 May 2019
10 things the government could do to rethink security
by Marigold Bentley
With new Secretaries of Defence and International Development, Marigold Bentley shares 10 things they could do to champion an alternative vision of security.