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29 October 2020
Over the autumn, Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) which brings together the Quaker Church, charity and organisation, has been working to meet the financial challenges of the pandemic. BYM's income will be down £3.5m and the cost of maintaining support for Quaker faith and witness will have reduced reserves by £2m.
29 October 2020
For the first time, Quakers in Britain will hold their Yearly Meeting online. Although the Yearly Meeting Gathering planned for August had to be postponed, on Sunday 15 November, up to one thousand Quakers will gather online for the highlight of the Quaker year.
25 October 2020
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is entering into force as international law after being ratified by the 50th state. This historic step forward for the global community will help to rid the world of weapons of mass death and destruction.
8 October 2020
A group of Quakers has begun to revise the book of discipline that has guided Quaker witness, community and worship across the centuries.
5 October 2020
The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) which brings together the Quaker Church, charity and organisation, is becoming clear.
24 September 2020
Quakers in Britain have set out their priorities in a submission to the government's Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in six areas: climate change, criminal justice, defence, education, immigration and charities.