Supporting Quaker communities

Quaker Youth Work: exploring future possibilities for regional youth work (24 June)

24th June 2021 - 24th June 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The developing local Quaker youth work pilot project ran in the west region and Yorkshire from 2018-2021. It intended to test whether employing a youth worker could make a difference in the ability and capacity of Quaker communities to make links with young people, strengthen the young Quaker community and develop inclusive all age Quaker…

£0.00
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Being a Quaker Clerk: intensive

25th June 2021 - 27th June 2021
7:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This online course is for new or prospective clerks with little or no experience of Quaker clerking. It covers the clerk’s role before, during and after a Meeting for Worship for Business. We also consider why we use our particular way of making decisions in our meetings, including how we can do this online. We…

£65.00
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Role Holding with Confidence

12th July 2021 - 12th July 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holding Quaker roles is an important but often challenging aspect of being part of a Quaker community. This session is a chance for us to think about what it is like to have a Quaker role and to discuss this in a group setting. We will explore how those of us appointed can serve our…

£15.00
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Exploring Quaker Chaplaincy

14th August 2021 - 24th September 2021

Are you a Quaker chaplain in a hospital, prison, school or university or in any other work or community setting? Or considering starting chaplaincy? This online course will be an opportunity for sharing, supporting and developing your ministry. We will explore the connections between different settings. Over the six weeks of this course, we will…

£115.00
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Being a Quaker Clerk

6th September 2021 - 17th October 2021

This online course is for new or prospective clerks with little or no experience of Quaker clerking. The five modules cover the clerk’s role before, during and after a Meeting for Worship for Business. We also consider why we use our particular way of making decisions in our meetings, including meeting online. We will focus…

£115.00
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A Diversity and Inclusion Retreat

11th September 2021 - 11th September 2021
9:30 am - 8:00 pm

This retreat builds on the Diversity and Inclusion Gatherings held at Woodbrooke in 2019 and 2020.  Collecting reflections and learning from these events, along with Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021, we will consider where we are currently and where we might want to be.  It is a chance to contemplate the past year and what this…

£30.00
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Quaker Decision-Making Tools: threshing and clearness

4th October 2021 - 14th November 2021

When difficult decisions need to be made, we sometimes need to stop and explore multiple perspectives, gather information, and acknowledge personal and emotional connections as well as community and spiritual aspects to the discernment process. In this course, we will explore Quaker approaches to these situations. Threshing meetings aim to help communities sort the wheat…

£68.00
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