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Statement on Burundi

Posted on May 27, 2015

Burundi crisis: Quakers stand for peace and reconciliation At this time of political turmoil in Burundi, nine Quaker organisations urge support for a political resolution by Burundians that avoids deadly conflict and leads to lasting...

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Britain Yearly Meeting Concluded

Posted on May 8, 2015

BYM was held May 1-4, 2015 YM2015 is the first of a new three-year arc on the theme ‘living out our faith in the world’. One of our focuses this year is housing as a particular...

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Plight of Refugees in Mediterranean

Posted on April 27, 2015

Quakers in Britain have written an Open Letter to the Prime Minister, expressing their deepest concern for the plight of migrants desperately trying to cross the Mediterranean.

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Positive Money

Colchester Quakers Media release

Posted on March 25, 2015

Is your money really there? – Quakers discuss private banks In the week leading up to the Budget, Colchester Quakers held a meeting to discuss the things many people don’t know about money – like...

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Wrap up trident

Wrap up trident demonstration in London

Posted on February 5, 2015

Here is a photo of Friends of our Area Meeting holding the Quakers for Peace banner at the “Wrap Up Trident” demonstration on Saturday, January 24, 2015.  This was a demonstration organised by the CND...

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Questions for the General Election

Questions for the General Election

Posted on February 4, 2015

Quakers locally and nationally are preparing for the general election. There is a dedicated Quaker website with information and resources. As well as briefings on areas of Quaker concern, the website has a blog with...

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Quaker opportunities & courses

Quaker opportunities & courses

Posted on February 3, 2015

The Children & Young People’s team in Quaker Life is holding a new residential event for children aged 8–11. Participants will take part in adventurous activities, reflect on what ‘live adventurously’ means and to come...

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Clerk’s Corner

Clerk’s Corner

Posted on December 14, 2014

At Area Meeting in November, Friends played with rainbow coloured modelling clay, creating patterns and small sculptures while discussing the Long Term Framework consultation questions put to us by the appointed working group. There was...

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