Woodbrooke Where You Are

Bring Woodbrooke learning to where you are with our packages specially designed for your community. With a range of topics, prepared and facilitated by our experienced tutor team, you can explore and learn together deepening your understanding and connection.

Below is a list of our current Woodbrooke Where You Are workshops which can be delivered in a variety of formats to your Quaker community, whether that's a local or monthly Quaker meeting, an area, regional or quarterly meeting, or another Quaker group we can tailor our sessions to your group. Find out more about each workshop by clicking on the topic that interests you from the list below.

In 2017, Quakers in Britain began a sustained conversation about diversity and inclusion in our Quaker community. This workshop aims to support meetings who are beginning to have this important and challenging discussion.

An opportunity for meetings to deepen their understanding of our faith, spirituality and climate justice. A day of creative explorations and discussions based on the QPSW booklet, 'What is Climate Justice?'

A day exploring the building blocks of being a faithful community within the Quaker tradition. How can we be a gathered people, and a community of transformation? Using a variety of activities, we will reflect together on being a vibrant, Spirit-led community.

This course gives a concise overview of Quaker history from the 1640s to the present-day, looking at seven distinct theological emphases.

This course looks at the key elements of Quaker spirituality and outlines our shared assumptions as a faith group.

This course is designed particularly for Quaker communities wishing to renew their core understanding of the Quaker way.

How do we encourage quality and depth in Quaker worship and spoken ministry? Everyone in a Quaker community, and especially those with eldership responsibility, should consider this issue sometimes.

A practical workshop that enables your meeting to explore what it could do in response to the climate crisis.

Grounded in the Spirit, we will look honestly at where we need to make changes in how we use our resources and how we might go about doing that.

In this study programme, we will explore the spiritual roots of Quaker practices and concerns. When we understand the founding vision of early Friends, we can trace how the Quaker way has changed over time and consider our own experiences as Quakers today.

What is Quaker spirituality all about and how does it speak to us today? What is distinctive about Quaker faith and its practices? In our time together we will explore the central elements of Quaker spirituality.

What is Quaker spirituality all about and how does it speak to us today? What is distinctive about Quaker faith and its practices? In our day together we will briefly cover some central elements of Quaker spirituality.

Can hope be more powerful than simple optimism? What does it mean to ‘practise hope’? How do we maintain hope when things seem to be getting worse rather than better? In this workshop we’ll explore different perspectives on hope and think about how they speak to us as Quakers.

This course offers an opportunity to explore the material from the 2020 Salter Seminar. What can we learn from the experience of our founding mothers and fathers? How can we maintain a radical vision within a hostile world?

During this day, we will look at how early Friends used the Bible, and consider what is distinctive about the Quaker approach. What does this tell us about the overall shape and orientation of Quaker spirituality?

During this day we will explore four well-known passages written by George Fox. What did these messages mean in the 17th century? What do they mean for us today?

Bespoke Events

If you can't see the topic that you would like to explore, we can organise a bespoke workshop based on your requirements.

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