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SA Quaker News 248 — January 2022

SAQN 248 is now available on the publications page, or it can be accessed by clicking here.

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Statement on the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

On behalf of Quakers in Southern Africa, we’d like to express our deepest sympathy and love to his wife Leah and extended family, as we celebrate the life of our much loved Desmond Mphilo Tutu. Quakers in Southern Africa give … Continue reading

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Epistle of the Quaker Community in Southern Africa Yearly Meeting 2021

1 August 2021 Greetings to Friends Everywhere The Quaker Community in Southern Africa held our Yearly Meeting online over five days on 16 June (the 45th anniversary of the 1976 student uprising in Soweto, Cape Town and other parts of … Continue reading

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Quaker Community in Southern Africa endorses SACC statement

At their recent virtual meeting the Quaker Community in Southern Africa was made aware of the following statement of the South African Council of Churches. “The South African Council of Churches (SACC) is dismayed and perplexed by reports that Government … Continue reading

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Statement on the Failed Insurrection and Civil Unrest in South Africa

Issued by the Quaker Community in Southern Africa 1 August 2021 26 years after the advent of democracy in South Africa, we have experienced our first major insurrection. It is still early days, and facts may yet come to light … Continue reading

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Richard Gush Lecture 2021

Creating our world in love’s image — journeying beyond apartheid The Richard Gush Memorial Lecture was delivered on 16 June 2021 by Marie Odendaal of the KwaZulu-Natal Monthly Meeting. It can be viewed on the Quaker Community in Southern Africa … Continue reading

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SA Quaker News — June 2021 out now

The latest edition of SA Quaker News can be downloaded from the Publications page.

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Small business and food garden support applications open

MYRM asked QFC to consider helping Friends develop gardens or small businesses, and funds have now been allocated. Any Quaker in SAYM may apply for these funds through their Meeting. Application forms and information sheets may be downloaded by clicking … Continue reading

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Yearly Meeting 2021

The 2021 Yearly Meeting will be held over two consecutive weekends in July/August. For more information and to register, please go here.

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7 ways to welcome children and families to your Quaker meeting — from Quakers in Britain

AVERAGE READ TIME: 5 MINUTES Families and children are a vital part of the Quaker community. Mel Cook shares how meetings can extend them an even warmer welcome.  Children and young people are a valued and vital part of our … Continue reading

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