A place for insight, analysis and action.
28 April 2022
How will a blended Yearly Meeting work?
by Adwoa Burnley and Fred Langridge
The annual assembly of the Quaker church in Britain will be held both online and in person this year. Adwoa Burnley and Fred Langridge explain how it will work.
21 April 2022
All together now!
by Jessica Metheringham
Jessica Metheringham introduces 'All-together worship', a monumental meeting for worship that will take place during Yearly Meeting.
11 February 2021
A new reality: Quaker worship and community in 2021
by Margaret Bryan
In February 100 Quakers took part in a session exploring the challenges and opportunities for British Quaker meetings after almost a year of the pandemic. Margaret Bryan shares what they learned.
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.
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.
22 August 2019
A day in the life of a Quaker chaplain
by Marleen Schepers
Curious about what it's like to be a Quaker chaplain? From exploring worship with university students to dealing with difficult moments in a hospital, Marleen Schepers spoke to two Quaker chaplains to find out more.
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.
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.