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27 April 2018
Making meetings simpler
by Helen Drewery
Helen Drewery describes how a new project will support growing Quaker efforts to make our meetings simpler to run.
23 April 2018
Think global, act local
by Jessica Metheringham
Changing the world starts with the local. Jessica Metheringham explores why we should care about local government and the upcoming English local elections.
20 April 2018
Syria: 6 things you can do
by Sahdya Darr
Following UK military action in Syria, Sahdya Darr suggests six things you can do.
20 April 2018
Could Quakerism be the radical faith that the millennial generation is looking for?
by Chris Venables
After a year of working with young adult Quakers, Chris Venables shares three ways to welcome in young people seeking something more from life.
18 April 2018
Why the Windrush scandal is symptomatic of Britain's 'hostile environment'
by Juliet Prager
Deportation threats made to the Windrush generation are the latest example of the government's immigration policy negatively impacting ordinary people's lives, says Juliet Prager.
6 April 2018
Quaker funerals: community and contribution
by Paul Parker
Paul Parker explores what happens at a Quaker funeral – a simple meeting where all present are able to share reflections and memories.
3 April 2018
8 questions Gavin Williamson needs to answer about army schools
by Ellis Brooks
We need to ask some serious questions about the government's pursuit of military ethos in schools, argues Ellis Brooks.
29 March 2018
A quick history of chocolate and Quakerism
by Jon Martin
Jon Martin looks back at the mixed legacy of the Quaker confectionery companies.
28 March 2018
A Quaker take on Easter
by Alistair Fuller
Alistair Fuller explains how his understanding of Holy Week and Easter has evolved from childhood chocolate to a deeper appreciation of the stories behind the celebration.
21 March 2018
by Neil Jarvis
Neil Jarvis explains why a shared understanding of safeguarding is important for Quaker meetings, and reports back from a recent conference for coordinators.