Here is the epistle of Yearly Meeting 2016. Scroll to read the whole document.
This year’s Swarthmore lecture was streamed live. The live stream as was remains on YouTube wth a long setting up pre-amble, as it was streamed so if you want to get straight to the Lecture then go to the 1 hour and 59 minute mark or click here:
Audio now added:
Quakers advocacy re the upcoming EU referendum.
As Quakers consider changes to Quaker Faith & Practice it can be inspiring to look at how other countries have their own localised versions which in the case of the Australian Quakers ‘This we can say’ is often refreshingly plain speaking.
Quakers from all over Britain joined the #StopTrident event that took place in London today…
— Jane Dawson (@speakoutquaker) February 27, 2016
— Peace & Disarmament (@DisarmQuaker) February 27, 2016
— J Wally Wallenberg (@quakerscientist) February 27, 2016
— Quakers in Britain (@BritishQuakers) February 27, 2016
Our very own Colin Hall was on the local Muslim community radio station Inspire FM earlier this evening to discuss the issues of ecology and the environment within a programme for and by young British Muslims. Well done Colin.
Britain Yearly Meeting has submitted a response to the government’s public consultation outlining our concerns and we are asking Quakers and others to engage with the consultation before it closes on next week on February 19…
In short, please see here.
Write to your local councillors and MP via WriteToThem.
Respond to the government consultation by Feb 19th here.
A day conference organised by London Quakers to discuss the housing crisis. The day is open to all and is free. Bring your F/friends.
— Quakers in Britain (@BritishQuakers) February 9, 2016