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Online Meeting for Worship: Keith’s experience

Keith Harding shares his experience of online meeting for worship  We live almost a two-hour drive from our meeting and cannot get to meeting for worship as often as we…

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Spiritual joy – Games and Quakerism

Quaker author and Woodbrooke associate tutor, Jennifer Kavanagh, didn’t expect to be making games but now having created Journey Home and The Prayer Game she shares their origins and impact. …

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Bringing social justice to life – Games and Quakerism

Jessica Metheringham, creator of the Quaker inspired board game “Disarm the Base”, explores the learning and campaigning potential of games. This summer, I’ve been working on a creative response to…

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Experiments in faith: finding a meeting-centred approach

Quaker communities across Britain will be supported in new ways thanks to some bold changes in the way we work writes Woodbrooke’s Director Sandra Berry in this joint blog with…

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Testimony – because we can do no other

Maud Grainger, our Faith in Action programmes coordinator shares her thought on the changing nature of Testimony. As soon as I hear ‘Quakers have testimonies’ I feel my heart sink…

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Brexit, the EU and You

From the 26th – 31st March I helped lead the study tour organised by Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Woodbrooke. When we planned the tour we had expected…

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Answering That of God in Everyone?

On the 18th-20th January, around sixty Friends gathered at Woodbrooke for ‘Answering That of God in Everyone’: A Diversity and Inclusion National Gathering. Friends were offered the thought-provoking insights of…

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The Publishers of Truth

Quakers have always identified themselves as being a prophetic community, asserting that their faith is ‘not a notion, but a way’. Typically, Friends see action as being the primary response…

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Let Your Life Preach

The phrase ‘let your life speak’ is a common one among Quakers, but where does it come from and what does it really mean? It is little known that the…

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UoB Students Delve into the History of Woodbrooke

Woodbrooke offers Student Placements to history students who are studying at the University of Birmingham. Daniel has been fortunate to delve into the weird and wonderful collection of Rendel Harris….

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