Category Archives: Quaker community

Memorial Service for our departed Friend John Schmid, 24 June 2018 at BQM House

The Bulawayo  Quaker Meeting held a memorial service for our late Friend John Schmid on  Sunday  24th June  2018 at the Meeting House. It was well attended by 43 people drawn from members of the meeting, Kelita’s family members, former … Continue reading

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International Quaker Day on 7 October 2018 in Pretoria

We each brought our friends and relations and had a record attendance of 26 at meeting for worship. We renewed contact with some lovely people we had not seen for a long time and made new contacts with equally lovely … Continue reading

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YM 2018 Minutes available

Please follow the link on the SAYM page to download the Minutes file. At present only the Minutes, with page references to the YM 2018 Handout/Agenda document are available. The Minutes will be integrated into the Handout/Agenda and the complete … Continue reading

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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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