By: Jon Martin

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Looking back at 2020

Jon Martin, Woodbrooke’s Communications Manager, looks back at Woodbrooke Learning in 2020. In a year fraught with difficulties one of the positive aspects of 2020 was how Quakers around the…

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Supporting Woodbrooke – Statement 8 Feb 2021 Woodbrooke

Supporting Woodbrooke – Statement 8 Feb 2021

Woodbrooke has been working hard to ensure that throughout the pandemic we offer learning, nurture, connection, training and worship opportunities. We have been really encouraged by the engagement from Friends,…

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How spiritual direction feeds me Woodbrooke

How spiritual direction feeds me

Katie Evans reflects on her experience of spiritual direction ahead of the online course ‘Nurturing Our Spiritual Lives through Spiritual Direction’, 8th Feb – 4th April 2021 Spiritual direction, and…

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Spiritual Safari Woodbrooke

Spiritual Safari

Nim Njuguna shares his understanding of spiritual direction using the image of going on Safari. My view of spirituality is like that of a man who goes on his first…

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Woodbrooke to join A Quaker Take podcast

The popular podcast ‘A Quaker Take’ has become a joint project of Quakers in Britain and Woodbrooke. Started in 2016 by staff at Quakers in Britain, the podcast was originally…

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Revisiting The Meeting House Woodbrooke

Revisiting The Meeting House

In light of everything that’s happened in 2020 Maud Grainger asks what the purpose of a Quaker meeting house is. I remember the exact moment my relationship to a building,…

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Online Worship in 2020 - Revisiting Britain Yearly Meeting's Response to the Pandemic Woodbrooke

Online Worship in 2020 – Revisiting Britain Yearly Meeting’s Response to the Pandemic

Rhiannon Grant updates us on how Quakers across Britain have responded to the pandemic, adapting to lockdown and post-lockdown, with results of the second worship survey. In September 2020, we…

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The cost of the ‘Blessed Community’

Mark Russ shares his experience of the challenges of being in community and how he came to appreciate ‘Blessed Community’. As Quakers we hope for a world where everyone’s inherent…

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Loving Earth Project: South Belfast Meeting’s story

Bronwen Haire shares her experience getting involved in the Loving Earth Project, sharing how South Belfast Meeting used Loving Earth to bring them together in lockdown  I was fortunate to…

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Statement 13 August 2020: Onsite Activity Update

Updated 24 November 2020 After careful deliberation, we have decided to extend our suspension of the majority of our onsite activity at the Woodbrooke Centre until November. We are not…

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