A place for insight, analysis and action.
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.
25 October 2018
Could you be a prison chaplain?
by Marleen Schepers
Quaker prison chaplains provide spiritual support and friendship to prisoners and staff – and we need more of them in British prisons says Marleen Schepers.
21 September 2018
Quakers say there’s ‘room for more’ at the meeting house table
by Suki Ferguson
Quaker Week begins Saturday 29 September. Suki Ferguson explains what's happening this year, and what support is on offer to meetings who are reaching out to their local communities.
24 August 2018
What to expect from a Quaker wedding
by Michael Booth
Michael Booth has been a guest at many Quaker weddings. Here, he looks at what makes them so special.