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2019 Swarthmore Lecturer Announced as Eden Grace

The 2019 Swarthmore Lecture will be given by Eden Grace, Global Ministries Director for Friends United Meeting with the title  ‘On Earth as it is in Heaven; The Kingdom of God and the yearning of Creation’.

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Spring – Summer 2018 Gardens

If you missed the first instalment of Margo’s study of our grounds you can read it here: Winter Gardens 2018 April 2018 April is a special month at Woodbrooke because…

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Volunteer Week

As it is #NationalVolunteersWeek we have asked our Friends in Residence and Gardening Friends to give us a couple of sentences about why they offer their time to Woodbroooke, and…

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The Power of Love: reflections from a royal wedding

 Last week, Bishop Revered Michael Curry delivered an impassioned sermon during the royal wedding. The Most Reverend Michael Curry became the first black presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church…

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Quakers and the Holy Spirit

Gill Pennington reflects on an ecumenical conference at Ampleforth Abbey entitled ‘Come Holy Spirit’ at which Bishop Graham Cray gave the key-note speech.  His inspiring talk and his clear message…

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Becoming a low carbon sustainable community

In 2011 I remember sitting in the tent in sweltering heat awaiting the Swarthmore lecture, a lecture given at the annual gathering of Britain Yearly Meeting. That year it was…

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Cambridge Companion to Quakerism – Out Now!

The new Cambridge Companion to Quakerism came out this week. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/religion/theology/cambridge-companion-quakerism?format=PB Available in hardback or paperback,  this is the fourth book jointly edited by Stephen Angell at the Earlham School…

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Winter Gardens 2018

Woodbrooke is very fortunate to not only have acres of land, within it; gardens, woodland and a lake with an array of plants and wildlife but we also have volunteers…

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Evening Guest Services Manager Vacancy

Woodbrooke is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and self-starting manager to join our Services Team. This position would suit a supervisor or junior manager who is looking for an operational…

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Eva Koch Scholarship 2018

Woodbrooke is pleased to announce the four Eva Koch scholars for 2018.   Barbara Luetke (Salmon Bay (Seattle); North Pacific Yearly Meeting) – The Kendal Sparrow Barb is writing a…

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