A place for insight, analysis and action.
16 May 2018
Revision of the book of discipline: what happens now?
by Paul Parker
A big decision was made by Quakers at Yearly Meeting 2018, one with far-reaching consequences. Paul Parker outlines what happens next and how you can get involved.
4 May 2018
Building community at Yearly Meeting
by Judith Thompson
With the throngs of people attending Yearly Meeting, many can find it challenging. Judith Thompson outlines the activities and spaces available to help it become a more welcoming environment.
9 April 2018
Spiritual preparation for Yearly Meeting
by Rhiannon Grant
As the annual gathering of British Quakers draws near, Rhiannon Grant explores how Quakers can spiritually prepare for Yearly Meeting.
8 March 2018
Finding patterns and examples in Edinburgh
by Oliver Waterhouse
Quaker role holders are key to Quaker meetings and help keep the faith alive and vibrant. Oliver Waterhouse reflects on the first of three events aimed at supporting people in their service.
16 February 2018
Shaping our future: children and young people at Yearly Meeting 2018
by Howard Nurden
Younger voices have long played a part in Quaker decision-making. This year it's particularly important their voices are heard, says Howard Nurden.
1 February 2018
Sharing the costs: Opening access to Yearly Meeting 2018
by Ann Pfeiffer
Ann Pfeiffer outlines how the support of Friends will help more Quakers in Britain take part in our annual gathering.
23 December 2017
Times and seasons: A Quaker reflection on Christmas
by Gill Sewell
Gill Sewell reflects on the Quaker tradition of not marking 'times and seasons' and finding the holy in the every day.
26 October 2017
Eight things we learned at Quaker Activist Gathering 2017
by Suki Ferguson
Suki Ferguson distils some of the inspirational lessons that emerged from the annual day of skill-development, discussion and new connections organised by Quaker Peace & Social Witness.
14 September 2017
11 ways to support the arms fair protesters
by Ellis Brooks
Ellis Brooks suggests 11 ways to support those who took part in the week of action to stop DSEI – the world's largest arms fair, held in London.
1 September 2017
Shining a light on the arms trade
by Sam Walton
Every two years the world's largest arms fair comes to London. Sam Walton outlines what Quakers are doing to help stop it.