A place for insight, analysis and action.
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.
3 April 2019
What's it like to be a Sanctuary Meeting?
by Chloe Scaling
From vegetarian lunches to campaigning on indefinite detention, Chloe Scaling finds out how Cardiff Quaker Meeting became a Sanctuary Meeting that aims to provide a warm welcome to people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
1 April 2019
Sharing the costs: Opening access to Yearly Meeting 2019
by Ann Pfeiffer
Ann Pfeiffer shares how the support of Friends will help more Quakers in Britain take part in our annual gathering.
5 March 2019
4 things Quakers are learning about inclusion and diversity
by Chloe Scaling
Chloe Scaling reflects on conversations around class, race, and gender from a recent gathering.
22 February 2019
Welcoming young people: 5 insights from visiting Quakers in the USA
by Lucy Sam
Lucy Sam explores the similarities and differences in how British and American Quaker meetings are working to ensure young people are more included.
1 February 2019
Revising Quaker faith & practice: appointing the committee
by Michael Booth
With the announcement of the 24 people to form the Book of Discipline Revision Committee, Michael Booth looks at the task ahead.
27 December 2018
How can Quaker communities thrive in 2019?
by Paul Parker
Nurturing our communities, and being open to the change and challenges this may bring, will support Quakers in Britain this year as we keep working to change the world says Paul Parker.
17 December 2018
Diversity: where are we now?
by Edwina Peart
Quakers in Britain are taking part in a survey that aims to map the diversity of the faith. Edwina Peart explains the thinking behind it, and how you can take part.
14 November 2018
Are Sundays more sacred?
by Jon Martin
Jon Martin explores the faith basis for meeting for worship and challenges the notion that Quakers should always meet for an hour on Sundays.
5 November 2018
Supporting young people
by CYP worker
A personal reflection on why this year's Quaker youth work conference focuses on supporting young people exploring their gender.