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Quaker communities

This section includes a range of support offered by Quaker Life for Quaker meetings and communities. Please see below for the areas of support offered to Friends. You can either go to the subject areas or directly to the pages in these areas. The news feed on this page features articles aimed specifically at Quaker meetings and communities.

Latest news

  • New edition of the Handbook for trustees of Quaker meetings

    16 May 2024

    Quaker Life is now responsible for supporting area meeting charities and giving them advice and guidance on good governance. They have recently finished a 2024 edition of the trustees handbook.

  • Teaching Peace in Schools

    3 May 2024

    Quakers in Bristol have been working with the BYM Peace Education Team to learn how to train primary school children to mediate playground issues with their peers. Since doing the training earlier this year, Bristol Quakers are now lined up to work with their first primary school in June, and there is quite a buzz about developing more opportunities to teach skills for peace to more Bristol children.

  • Malvern Meeting restart children's meeting

    24 April 2024

    Malvern Local Meeting have recently started a regular children's meeting, to coincide with their monthly shared lunch. A group of Friends has been busy planning and organising, with support from their Local Development Worker. The first children's meeting was in January 2024. Children's meeting is now every fourth Sunday at 10.30am.

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