A place for insight, analysis and action.
14 May 2020
Where our witness is: an invitation to the QPSW Summer Series
by Lyndsay Burtonshaw
With physical gatherings postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, Quaker Peace & Social Witness is running a Summer Series of workshops and seminars.
24 September 2019
Exploring peace with local young people
by Mel Cook
Mel Cook explains how a Quaker group reached out to children in the local community to share a message of peace.
17 June 2019
Why we’re going to Glastonbury
by Jon Martin
With its mix of music, politics and spirituality, Glastonbury festival remains one of the biggest in Britain. Jon Martin explains why this year young adult Quakers will be there to provide a place of spiritual sanctuary.
5 March 2019
4 things Quakers are learning about inclusion and diversity
by Chloe Scaling
Chloe Scaling reflects on conversations around class, race, and gender from a recent gathering.
5 November 2018
Supporting young people
by CYP worker
A personal reflection on why this year's Quaker youth work conference focuses on supporting young people exploring their gender.
23 October 2018
Never again? Inspiring peace for Remembrance Day
by Ellis Brooks
Ellis Brooks explains how a UK-wide youth project is marking the centenary of the end of WWI by offering children another perspective on war.
21 September 2018
Quakers say there’s ‘room for more’ at the meeting house table
by Suki Ferguson
Quaker Week begins Saturday 29 September. Suki Ferguson explains what's happening this year, and what support is on offer to meetings who are reaching out to their local communities.
16 May 2018
Revision of the book of discipline: what happens now?
by Paul Parker
A big decision was made by Quakers at Yearly Meeting 2018, one with far-reaching consequences. Paul Parker outlines what happens next and how you can get involved.
8 March 2018
Finding patterns and examples in Edinburgh
by Oliver Waterhouse
Quaker role holders are key to Quaker meetings and help keep the faith alive and vibrant. Oliver Waterhouse reflects on the first of three events aimed at supporting people in their service.
16 February 2018
Shaping our future: children and young people at Yearly Meeting 2018
by Howard Nurden
Younger voices have long played a part in Quaker decision-making. This year it's particularly important their voices are heard, says Howard Nurden.