Category Archives: Quaker community

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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YM 2018 forms available

YM 2018 will be taking place at the Good Shepherd at Hartebeespoort from 2-8 January 2018. The registration & ECTF funding form, the programme and the Meeting/Cluster report template are all available on the SAYM page.

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Membership list template available

An Excel spreadsheet template for membership lists is now provided on the Publications & Resources page. Please click the link ‘Resources‘ at the top of the page, or scroll down to the relevant section.

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