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2 September 2013

This booklet has been written specifically for use by secondary schools and pupils, but will be of interest to anyone wanting to know more about how Quakers translate faith into practice.

It covers the topics:

  • peace, conflict and violence
  • human rights
  • crime and punishment
  • racial and religious prejudice
  • the environment

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9 May 2013

There are usually four or five gatherings held each year for attenders and enquirers.

For information and booking forms contact: Quaker Outreach, Friends house, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ, 020 7663 1017, alistairf@quaker.org.uk

 

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14 February 2013

Becoming Friends: Living and Learning with Quakers is an innovative learning project from Woodbrooke and Quaker Life which aims to nurture and support those who are new to Friends. It will help newcomers develop an understanding of Quakerism, while exploring their own journey, through engagement with flexible learning materials, on-line discussion groups and support from a network of ‘companions’ in local meetings.

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24 May 2012

Many religious groups have creeds. Quaker faith springs from a deeply held belief in living our lives according to our spiritual experience.

Quaker testimonies have a long history:

  • we worked for the abolition of slavery and are still involved in racial justice issues.
  • we have always opposed war as a means of settling disputes and still work for peace and alternatives to violence.

Quaker testimonies arise out of an inner conviction and challenge our normal ways of living:

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23 March 2012

Quaker faith

Our Quaker faith springs from the belief that each one of us can have a direct relationship with the Divine. We find that by meeting together for communal worship we are empowered to find peace and strength for work in the world.

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15 February 2011

Friends House, the London home of Quakers in Britain, welcomed actress Sheila Hancock to the new Quaker Centre during National Quaker Week, 3-11 October. She said being a Quaker was deeply important to her and she encouraged Quakers to overcome their instinctive humility and to speak up about their faith.

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18 June 2010

Website showing nine faces

The site has two main audiences in mind: those who know little or nothing about Quakers, and those who are involved. The site is divided into two to cater for both groups of users: 

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14 May 2010

Several meetings in Britain are running Quaker Quest: dates for these events, which run at many locations around the UK, are listed at http://www.quakerquest.org/. There you will find the most up-to-date information about these sessions and more details about Quaker Quest.

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