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18 June 2020
A response to Black Lives Matter by a BGM* Quaker
by Sophie Bevan
Sophie Bevan shares her personal response.
12 June 2020
The system isn't broken – it was built this way
by Sophie Bevan & Elliott Burcham
Quakers need to challenge themselves to dismantle their own prejudices and become anti-racist in word and deed, say Quakers Sophie Bevan and Elliott Burcham.
9 June 2020
Examining Quaker privilege and commitment to an equal world
by Juliet Prager
Juliet Prager reflects on how Quakers have been exploring privilege and the work Quakers still need to do to understand and demonstrate that Black Lives Matter.
14 May 2020
Where our witness is: an invitation to the QPSW Summer Series
by Lyndsay Burtonshaw
With physical gatherings postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, Quaker Peace & Social Witness is running a Summer Series of workshops and seminars.
12 May 2020
Friends reunited: how online Quaker meetings are bridging boundaries
by Beth Follini
Becoming part of a Quaker community and then leaving due to a home move is something many Quakers experience. Beth Follini shares how some are now reconnecting thanks to online worship.
7 May 2020
Funerals in a time of physical distancing
by Oliver Waterhouse
Oliver Waterhouse hears from Quakers about how funerals can be possible even with the current restrictions on gatherings.
17 April 2020
Worship in lockdown: finding new forms of community
by Jonathan Carmichael
Four weeks into lockdown, Jonathan Carmichael examines the ways Quakers are finding to worship together. Some use no technology, some meet online, and some mix the two.
9 April 2020
Navigating uncertain waters: Covid-19 and inequality
by Quaker Council for European Affairs
Isolation, disruption and confusion have interrupted many of our lives. Kékéli Kpognon and Andrew Lane chart a way through by focusing on those who have been surviving these conditions for years.
26 March 2020
Living adventurously in lockdown
by Paul Parker
Remembering the experiences of Quakers in the past while using the technology of the present can help Quakers continue to be a vibrant and loving community in these difficult times, says Paul Parker.
24 March 2020
New light in the darkness: connecting in troubled times
by Jonathan Carmichael
From online worship to picking up the phone, Quakers across Britain are exploring other new ways to be together while apart. Jonathan Carmichael takes a look.