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9 May 2013

Quakers have a long tradition of challenging power and advocating reform. Their Yearly Meeting next week takes a fresh look at ways to engage in the political process at a key moment when the new coalition government challenges old ways of working.

Other business at Yearly Meeting (28 to 31 May) in London, includes an update on the radical decision Quakers made last summer to treat same sex and opposite sex marriages equally. The recession has prompted a session on the ministry of giving, recognising the need for different forms of giving, praying, paying and acting.

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17 August 2012

People standing in a 'Q' formationJunior Yearly Meeting is the largest national Quaker event for 15-18 year olds. Young Quakers from all over the country gather for a weekend to engage in group activities, discussions, games. Spiritually uplifting and fun.  

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12 July 2011

The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain refers to the church in Britain, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, in its entirety, including all the 481 local meetings for worship as well as all their work.

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is the name of the charity that is responsible for the centrally organised work.

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29 October 2010

This PDF contains the complete minutes from Yearly Meeting 2010, held at Friends House, London from 28-31 May 2010. For more documents and information please visit the main Yearly Meeting page.

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17 May 2010

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