By: Jon Martin

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

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 accepting residential bookings until…

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Stronger Together – a Quaker reflection on Pride

In the midst of lockdown, pride season looks very different to normal for Mark Russ, who reflects on its meaning for him as a white male gay Quaker. June is…

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Woodbrooke to offer 2020 Swarthmore Lecture online

Woodbrooke is delighted to announce that the 2020 Swarthmore Lecture; Openings to the Infinite Ocean: A Friendly Offering of Hope by Tom Shakespeare, will be live-streamed on Saturday 1 August…

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Statement 8 June 2020: Our learning in 2020

We want to share with you our plans for our learning programme for the remainder of the year. After careful consideration we have made the decision that we will only…

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Online worship – Britain Yearly Meeting and the pandemic

How have Quaker meetings responded to the pandemic? Rhiannon Grant uses our latest research to shine a light on the online worship landscape. At the end of March 2020, when…

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Towards Quaker Ecotheology – James Nayler and Climate Crisis

Stuart Masters suggests early Quaker writings can offer us spiritual insights as we respond to the climate crisis. In response to an intensifying environmental crisis that threatens life on earth…

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Paradise Lost

What’s the significance of Paradise Lost? Why is it of interest to Quakers?  Mart Layton looks forward to the return of his course ‘Paradise Lost: an introduction’ How do you…

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