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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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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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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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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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