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2 November 2015
New resources from Quakers in Britain draw parallels between Quaker work for peace in 1915 and today.
The Testimony, is a fictional newspaper inspired by Quaker activities in World War I, while Remembering for Peace is a new assembly outline to encourage children to think about the impact of war and ways of remembering for peace.
26 October 2015
The white feather diaries goes live on Monday 26 October. Published by Quakers in Britain, daily posts on www.whitefeatherdiaries.org.uk feature five Quakers who bring alive their courage and the cost of following their conscience as the horror of World War I envelops their lives.
Diarists tell the stories of conscientious objectors who said No to war.
19 October 2015
In the run up to Remembrance Day Quakers, along with many others, will be wearing white poppies. Some choose to wear both red and white poppies.
1 September 2015
Meeting for Sufferings, the representative body for Quakers in Britain, meets on Saturday. Named after its original purpose of recording the sufferings of Quakers imprisoned and tortured for their faith, 'Sufferings' meets six times a year. One hundred Quakers, from the north of Scotland to west Cornwall, gather in the Quaker central offices in London to discern national Quaker work.
7 April 2015
Quakers' efforts to reduce their carbon footprint have been rewarded by Camden Climate Change Alliance who have recognised Friends House as Carbon Champion.