Category Archives: World community

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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World Quaker Day — 2 October; Quaker Week — 1-9 October

Britain Yearly Meeting is holding Quaker Week from 1-9 October, with the theme: Working together to build a better world. Their support material is on the BYM website. FWCC is using the theme “Inspired by Faith, Witnessing the World”. They have a … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Day, Saturday 6th August 2016

  On this day in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. Japanese time, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, drops the world’s first atom bomb, over the city of Hiroshima. Approximately 80,000 people are killed as a direct result of the … Continue reading

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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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Quakers say “no” to TTIP

On 20 May 2016 Ecclesia published an article that begins as follows: “Five Quaker organisations from Europe and the United States have asked governments to say ‘no’ to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial ‘mega’ trade deal being … Continue reading

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“Living Our Beliefs” — young British Quakers’ ideas on “Quaker Faith & Practice”

More than three hundred young Quakers living in Britain have contributed to a book summing up how they see Quakerism. Called Living our beliefs, it is available from the Quaker Centre Bookshop and as an ebook at www.yqspace.org.uk/living-our-beliefs. Playlists, video … Continue reading

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FWCC items in The Friend

There are several interesting articles relating to the FWCC World Plenary held in Peru in 19 February edition of The Friend. Download the the PDF file of The Friend to read them.

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Important issues that came out of FWCC

Email from the FWCC office in London Dear Friends, We hope you are all well and send our loving greetings from the World Office in London. Many of you will be sharing your experience with others, some will be offering presentations … Continue reading

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Videos and slideshow about FWCC

The World Plenary Epistle has been recorded as a voiceover to a video about the World Plenary in both English and Spanish. The slideshow has been stored in three different file sizes, so you can choose the one that best … Continue reading

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Epistle from FWCC 2016

Epistle from 2016 Friends World Committee for Consultation World Plenary (International Representatives Meeting) Se contenta el Corazón ensanchándose de amor; todos a una voz a Dios gracias damos. ¡Bienvenidos Amigos! To all Friends Everywhere, We send loving greetings to you from … Continue reading

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