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17 April 2020
Worship in lockdown: finding new forms of community
by Jonathan Carmichael
Four weeks into lockdown, Jonathan Carmichael examines the ways Quakers are finding to worship together. Some use no technology, some meet online, and some mix the two.
9 April 2020
Navigating uncertain waters: Covid-19 and inequality
by Quaker Council for European Affairs
Isolation, disruption and confusion have interrupted many of our lives. Kékéli Kpognon and Andrew Lane chart a way through by focusing on those who have been surviving these conditions for years.
3 April 2020
Engaging with conflict: a toolkit for difficult times
by Lisa Cumming
Conflict – whether in ourselves, in our homes, or in our communities – can be daunting. Lisa Cumming introduces a new handbook full of tips on dealing with conflict creatively and with care.
2 April 2020
QPSW relief grants: making a difference in difficult circumstances
by Ann Pfieffer
Ann Pfeiffer shares how relief grants are making a difference to mothers in a DR Congo hospital, and how you can suggest a project that needs support.
26 March 2020
Living adventurously in lockdown
by Paul Parker
Remembering the experiences of Quakers in the past while using the technology of the present can help Quakers continue to be a vibrant and loving community in these difficult times, says Paul Parker.
24 March 2020
New light in the darkness: connecting in troubled times
by Jonathan Carmichael
From online worship to picking up the phone, Quakers across Britain are exploring other new ways to be together while apart. Jonathan Carmichael takes a look.
16 March 2020
Thoughts on online meeting for worship
by Tim Gee
Self-isolating and unable to get to a Quaker meeting in person, Tim Gee shares some thoughts on joining his first online meeting for worship.
24 February 2020
It’s time for schools to teach the climate and ecological crisis
by Olivia Hanks
The Youth 4 Climate school strikers are calling for a better education. Olivia Hanks looks at their important new campaign Teach the Future.
20 February 2020
What next for Quaker conciliation work?
by Oliver Robertson
Quakers have been working to reconcile opposed groups in conflict-ridden areas for decades, but the confidential nature of the work means that it is rarely talked about. Oliver Robertson reflects on the work so far, and where it may be going next.
7 February 2020
Learning and leading: Quaker climate action in 2020
by Oonagh Ryder
In the build-up to COP26, Oonagh Ryder outlines how she can support Quakers who are working to put people and the planet before profit.