Supporting Quaker communities

Quaker Nominations

Quaker Nominations

28 January 2022 - 17 March 2022

This six week online course is for anyone involved in Quaker nominations. That means all of us, but if you are on a nominations committee this course will be particularly relevant for you.

£115.00
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Being a Quaker Clerk

Being a Quaker Clerk

11 February 2022 - 24 March 2022

In this online course we explore the clerk’s role before, during and after a Meeting for Worship for Business. We will also consider why we use our particular way of making decisions in our meetings, including meeting online.

£115.00
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Restorative Approaches for Tackling Inequalities

Restorative Approaches for Tackling Inequalities

12 February 2022 - 12 February 2022
10:00 - 16:30

How can we tackle harms to identity, such as racism? Restorative Practice is concerned not with ‘what rule has been broken’ but with ‘what harm has been caused’. Harms to identity are evidenced as hurting more than other kinds of harm. How can we, individually and collectively develop our responsibility for recognising and tackling such harms? How can we do better at recognising inequalities in the everyday, and at promoting equity?

£30.00
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Gender Diversity: A Quaker Approach

Gender Diversity: A Quaker Approach

18 February 2022 - 20 February 2022

This weekend aims to demystify gender diversity by hearing personal stories. We will explore the distinctive role of Quaker communities in embracing the richness of gender diversity based on our testimonies to truth, equality and simplicity.

£30.00
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Rethinking Security: Steps to sustainable peace with justice

24 February 2022 - 30 March 2022

Peace and security have never been simply about not carrying or using weapons. For security to be real and lasting, issues of social and climate justice, of economics and human rights need to be addressed alongside disarmament and conflict resolution. How can we reshape thinking about what security is and how it can be achieved?

£45.00
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Foundations in Restorative Practice for Quaker Meetings

Foundations in Restorative Practice for Quaker Meetings

26 February 2022 - 8 April 2022

This six-week course is designed to support Quaker groups or Meetings learning about Restorative Justice as an everyday practice which can support and strengthen community.

£60.00
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Welcoming and Working Together Remotely: Quaker practices online

Welcoming and Working Together Remotely: Quaker practices online

28 February 2022 - 25 March 2022

How can we use Zoom and other online platforms for worship, Quaker business, and discernment? Quakerism has always been an experimental faith which is “open to new light” – what have we learnt in the last two years and how can we build on this?

£48.00
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Quaker in Europe

Quaker in Europe

7 March 2022 - 17 April 2022

An exploration of the Quaker way from a European-wide perspective. Would you like to learn alongside other participants from across Europe; studying, reflecting and supporting one another as we engage with the key themes of Quakerism?

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Enquiring Into Ideas Of Belonging And Diversity In Culture

Enquiring Into Ideas Of Belonging And Diversity In Culture

10 March 2022 - 10 March 2022
19:00 - 21:00

What is your experience of fitting in or feeling different? Would you like to talk more about how Quaker communities interact with dominant social and cultural structures? In this session we will form a community of enquiry to provide the opportunity for dialogue and discussion that enable different views to be heard.

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Building Resilience in Ourselves and in our Communities

Building Resilience in Ourselves and in our Communities

18 March 2022 - 28 April 2022

If you feel powerless in the face of the challenges that the climate crisis will present us with, this course aims to help you find ways to care for yourself, and find hope through local, practical action within your community, whether that is your local Quaker meeting, your street, or your town.

£45.00
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Who’s Making the Decisions? An exploration of the structures of Britain Yearly Meeting

Who’s Making the Decisions? An exploration of the structures of Britain Yearly Meeting

23 April 2022 - 23 April 2022
13:30 - 17:30

The structures of Quakers in Britain can seem overwhelming, but… we’re here to straighten it out!

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