Category Archives: Uplift and outreach

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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ZFRA Report

Report from John Schmid. Visit the ZFRA website at www.zfra.org. Bulawayo, 21 April 2017 Yesterday we provided food to Mawusumane, a village in the Matopos Hills. After the unusually heavy rains earlier this year, there was water running everywhere and the baboons, … Continue reading

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Phoenix Zululand: Restorative Justice Programme

Update from Phoenix Zululand director Jane Argall: For the past fifteen years Phoenix Zululand has offered programme work to serving offenders in 10 correctional centres in KwaZulu-Natal. The work of the organisation is overseen by an active Board of Management, … Continue reading

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FWCC news: three major meetings coming up

FWCC is asking Friends to uphold three important gatherings that are taking place between now and 8 April. These meetings will guide the work of FWCC in the Americas and Africa, as well as at the global level. Click the … Continue reading

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FWCC Arts Calendar 2018 to celebrate Quaker Peacemaking

For the artists among us, FWCC is partnering with Linda Murgatroyd to produce an arts calendar for 2018 celebrating Quaker Peacemaking around the world. We are keen to include artworks reflecting Quaker peacemaking around the world, and of different kinds, in a … Continue reading

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Friends of Monze update

Deana went to Monze, a small town of 19,000, in Southern Zambia, where she lived within the local community doing much the same work as she did as a health visitor in Port Talbot. Seeing people in their own homes … Continue reading

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Responding to forced migration

Britain Yearly Meeting’s Quaker News number 97 covers the current migration tragedy being played out on the world stage. Click on the link to download the PDF version of Quaker News 97.

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New Outreach resources are now available

There are now additional resources for Quaker activities on our website. A Resources section has been added to our Publications page. The New England meeting has just made some new and useful Outreach resources available.

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Gervaise Leg-Up Trust application deadline

The Gervaise Leg-up Trust (GLUT) helps people who wish get a qualification either because they have no paid employment or who find themselves in a low-paying ‘dead-end’ job. Applications for GLUT will close on 29 February 2016. GLUT gives preference … Continue reading

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