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14 September 2023
The climate can't afford the cost of war
by Quaker Roots
This week, the ExCel Centre is hosting an exhibition of weapons of war in the London Borough of Newham. Phil Laurie from Quaker Roots reflects on the contradiction of spending money on the military when we need to be responding to the climate emergency.
7 September 2023
Taking my seat again: four years being Churches Together in England's 'Empty Chair' President
by Hannah Brock Womack
Having come to the end of her four-year term as Fourth President, Hannah Brock Womack shares her experience of being prevented from taking up the role for being married to woman.
6 September 2023
How to support the anti-DSEI arms fair actions from afar
by Lyndsay Burtonshaw
Lyndsay Burtonshaw suggests 10 ways to support those taking part in the week of action to stop DSEI, and shares how to get involved in anti-arms fair actions.
31 August 2023
Solidarity, friendship and faith in climate justice
by Rosh Lal
The final module of the Exploring Faith and Climate Justice course considers solidarity across movements. Rosh Lal explores what solidarity means in practice for faith communities in the UK who are taking action on climate.
24 August 2023
The human cost of war
by Quaker Roots
Every two years one of the world's largest arms fairs comes to London. Rosie Horsley from Quaker Roots reflects on what inspires her to take action against it.
21 August 2023
Living the spirit of ubuntu: preparing for World Quaker Day
by Tim Gee
In preparation for World Quaker Day on 1 October, Tim Gee shares some thoughts on the word ubuntu, and why Friends are talking about it.
16 August 2023
Quaker protest amidst new police powers
by Oliver Robertson & Lyndsay Burtonshaw
New police powers mean protestors face much tighter controls. Oliver Robertson and Lyndsay Burtonshaw take a look at the new legislation and explore why Quakers should continue to put faith into action.
10 August 2023
Talking across the divide
by Bridget Holtom
Bridget Holtom reflects on having conversations with people who may see the world differently, as part of putting faith into action.
3 August 2023
Why should we protest against DSEI?
by Imi Hills
Imi Hills examines why Quakers are called to protest against the arms trade and shares how to get involved with the campaign against one of the world's largest arms fairs.
2 August 2023
Your faith, your will
by Beth Follini
Beth Follini looks at how the milestones in her life and her Quaker faith helped her decide what legacy she wanted to leave for future generations.