Quakers

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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What’s the question? Reading Quaker faith & practice, Yearly Meeting 2018, and books of discipline

In May 2018, Britain Yearly Meeting will again consider the question: is it time to revise our book of discipline? I want to take this question apart a bit and…

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Visit to Friends Theological College

In this post, Michael Eccles reflects on his visit to Friends Theological College, Kaimosi. During the recent Woodbrooke on the road in Kenya, it was arranged for us to visit…

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The American Academy of Religion – a Quaker perspective

Rhiannon Grant talks to us about her time at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) conference in November.

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Deep Roots for Strong Communities – how do we nurture the people who serve our meetings?

Rhiannon Grant talks to us about her first experience of being an elder at her local Quaker meeting and how the spending time with other role holders helped her to better understand her role.

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My Feminist T-shirt

I recently purchased a T-shirt which says Feminist quite clearly on it; I received more comments wearing this T-shirt than any other slogan based item of clothing I have worn. So why did I wear a Feminist tee?

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Book review: Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey

Stuart Masters reviews Marcelle Martin’s book ‘Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey’.

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How many ways can Quakers worship?

When talking about Quakers in the world today, it is easy to put Quakers into different boxes: ‘Liberal’, ‘Evangelical’, ‘Pastoral’, ‘Conservative’. We might even think that ours is the only box there is. Sometimes it is important to step outside the box.

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Quakerism is alive and kicking at Woodbrooke

We would like to reassure Friends that Quakerism is still at the very core of Woodbrooke. Our mission has not altered from the original intentions for Woodbrooke to ‘foster a vital Friends’ ministry’.

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