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Quaker faith & practice

Welcome to Quaker faith & practice online.

TQuaker faith and practicehe text in Quaker faith & practice is an attempt to express truth through the vital personal and corporate experience of Friends. It is largely composed of extracts from Friends' writings: a fitting way of expressing the breadth of Quaker theology. It also describes the current structures and practices of Britain Yearly Meeting.

The Quaker faith & practice website contains the full and unabridged text of the fifth edition, published in December 2013.

Buying a copy

The new edition is available in hardback, paperback, e-book versions for Kindle (mobi file) and iPad (epub file).


The text refers to this website in several places:

4.02 Model documents for charitable registration
4.14 Safeguarding advice from Quaker Life
4.25 Guidelines for appeal group conduct are available from the Recording Clerk.
4.29 Testimonies to the Grace of God – an enduring presence
4.39 Guidance for clerks and custodians on creation, care and custody of records
8.02 BYM governing document
8.16 Membership, responsibilities and duties of Trustees (see terms of reference)
9.12 Relevant constitutional texts relating to CTBI are available from the Recording Clerk.
12.06 Guidance on pastoral care
13.44 Treasurers’ Handbook
13.51 Contact details for Quaker prison ministers/chaplains
14.17 Treasurers’ Handbook
14.25 Care of Meeting Houses Handbook
14.26 Information about meeting houses' funds is available on the Treasurers' pages and from Quaker Finance and Proprty department.
15.06 Handbook for trustees of Quaker meetings
17.11 Order for Burial forms

Contacting the Recording Clerk’s Office

Address: Recording Clerk’s Office, Friends House, 173–177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. Telephone: 020 7663 1021. Email: