Category Archives: Quaker community

SAQN December 2017 AND Quaker Handbook 2018 now available

Please visit the Publications & Resources page to download the latest SAQN and the updated Quaker Handbook.

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SAYM 2018 delegates’ pack available for download

The Pack that will be distributed to Yearly Meeting attendees has gone to the printer. For those Friends who wish to read the contents in advance, please download the PDF file from the link below. SAYM Pack 2018 — PDF file … Continue reading

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The Tickle of God

How do Quakers take decisions collectively? We don’t vote or aim for consensus. We believe we are led by (and here individual Quakers will insert their own word for…) God/the Spirit/the Guiding Light/Presence/Christ to discern the way forward…or to wait … Continue reading

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Press Statement from Friends Church in Kenya

Holding Kenya in the Light. Click the link below to read it. PRESS STATEMENT FRIENDS CHURCH IN KENYA

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On Quaker outreach

Words by Friends: Emily Provance | Friends General Conference On her blog Turning, Turning, Emily Provance of Fifteenth Street Meeting (and Interim Young Adult Field Secretary for New York Yearly Meeting until early November) explores an outreach model for Quaker meetings that is geared towards the experience … Continue reading

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World Quaker Day at CWMM

‘We invited a Muslim group to Meeting for Worship yesterday and ten members came from the Ahmadiyya Jama’at group in East Rondebosch. They are an unusual Muslim group and have experienced persecution by other Muslims in Pakistan where they originated … Continue reading

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Global ban on nuclear weapons in sight | Quakers in Britain

A historic Treaty, which could rid the world of nuclear weapons, is being signed today at the United Nations. Quakers in Britain are urging the UK Government to sign. Heading for a global ban on nuclear weapons Read the article … Continue reading

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Saying ‘no’ to the arms fair | Quakers in Britain

Britain surely cannot promote peace and democracy, and London cannot be a city of peace, if it is where repression and torture begin and if it is where the seeds of war are sown. – Sam Walton, Quakers in Britain … Continue reading

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New Worldwide Quaker Census Released

What’s happening to the number of Quakers in the world? Is there growth, and where is it coming from? Answers arrived today, as the World Office of the Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new survey of worldwide Quaker … Continue reading

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SAQN — September 2017 edition available

The latest edition of the SA Quaker News is now available on our Publications page. Contents include: Report on MYRM Quakers Thinking, including a piece on surviving the devastation of having one’s home destroyed by fire Quakers (and others) in … Continue reading

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