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Yearly Meeting focuses on living out Quaker faith

Updated 20 April 2017

Registrations are flooding in for Yearly Meeting 2016 as around one thousand Quakers head to London next month for four days of work and worship.Yearly Meeting runs from 27 to 30 May in Friends House (opposite Euston Station) and focuses on “Living out our faith in the world. Are we ready to meet the challenge?" Listening to stories of experience, recognising and responding to the promptings of the Spirit and wisely using gifts to work with others to tackle the causes of injustice and inequality.

Yearly Meeting to focus on living out our faith

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Quakers deplore vote to authorise air strikes in Syria

Updated 16 December 2015

Quakers in Britain opposed the vote in the House of Commons tonight to extend air strikes to ISIS targets in Syria.The vote was 397 for and 223 votes against taking action in Syria.

Quakers deplore decision to extend air strikes

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Faith leaders urge new Prime Minister to offer more refugees sanctuary

Updated 26 July 2019

Quakers are among more than 100 signatories to an open letter to the new prime minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to make a lasting commitment to welcome refugees.

Faith leaders urge new PM to offer more refugees sanctuary

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Young Quakers breathe life into their beliefs

Updated 5 April 2016

More than three hundred young Quakers have contributed to a book summing up how they see Quakerism. Called Living our beliefs, it is available from the Quaker Centre Bookshop and as an ebook at www.yqspace.org.uk/living-our-beliefs. Playlists, video clips and line drawings accompany inspirational quotations and short passages.

Young Quakers breathing life into their beliefs

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Facing power and privilege

Updated 27 May 2019

A 1,200 strong gathering of Quakers in London has shared their hopes and fears about the plight of the planet and how power and privilege prevent effective work for justice.

Facing power and privilege

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Churches' plan for new President falters because of equal marriage

Updated 26 November 2019

Plans to appoint a further President for Churches Together in England (CTE) have faltered because not all denominations in membership of CTE would accept a nominated President, who is a Quaker in a same-sex marriage.

Churches' plan for new President falters because of same-sex marriage

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Quakers call for bold national climate policy

Updated 11 October 2018

Quakers in Britain and Friends World Committee for Consultation are today (8 October) bringing together faith leaders and representatives from the Buddhist, Brahma Kumaris, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Quaker communities for an interfaith celebration of sustainable living. They are meeting as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C delivers a sharp message that the world must act now to avoid climate catastrophe. .

Quakers call for bold national climate policy

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Easter, a time to reflect and to hope

Updated 24 March 2016

Walk through the arch into the main courtyard at Swarthmoor Hall and pause for a moment to enjoy its peace and tranquillity. In the spring and early summer historic Swarthmoor Hall is a space to take time out, to reflect and enjoy the hall at its best, set in a purple crocus meadow, with drifts of golden daffodils, spring bulbs and heathers.Three hundred years ago Swarthmoor Hall was known as the cradle of Quakerism. Today it runs a year-long programme of workshops, retreats, pilgrimages and courses.

Easter, a time to reflect and hope

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Being Quakers: inspired and transformed

Updated 1 October 2019

National Quaker Week is a time to celebrate Quaker work, faith and community. Across Britain, Quakers are telling their personal faith journeys to mark the Week which runs from Saturday 28 September to Sunday 6 October.

Being Quakers: inspired and transformed

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Asylum seekers need to work, says coalition

Updated 24 October 2018

Quakers in Britain this week joined a large coalition of charities, faith groups, businesses and unions calling for a change in the law to allow asylum seekers the right to work six months after they have arrived in the UK.

Asylum seekers need to work, says coalition