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Quaker jargon – by Chris Lawson

At the February meeting for worship for church affairs (to give ‘business meeting’ its full title) the subject of Quaker jargon was aired. In case helpful, particularly to those newer to the Society of Friends, here’s a bit of demystifying: Meeting Usually means either the group of us associated with local Meeting (for us Lewes Quaker jargon – by Chris Lawson

Quakers and diversity by Nancy Wall

I found two interesting items in ‘The Friend’, 06.04.2018. Quaker Life advertised for an ‘Engaging Young Adult Quakers Project Officer’. The advert says:  ‘Young adults have been less visible in the Religious Society of Friends in recent decades. The way they relate to Quakerism is changing. To respond to these changes, Britain yearly Meeting has Quakers and diversity by Nancy Wall

Report for Junior Yearly Meeting 2017

Ella and I attended Junior Yearly Meeting as the representatives of East Sussex at the end of July this year. Ella was also a Base Group Facilitator and part of organising Junior Yearly Meeting. We were grateful to Local and Area meeting for their support in enabling us to attend. Thanks especially to Sue for Report for Junior Yearly Meeting 2017

Report from Senior Conference 2017

Me and Louis attended Senior Conference where we explored the theme of diversity within Quakerism.  We heard from speakers Tony Clapp, Sam Walton and a representative from Quaker World Relations Committee, who told us about the variation in Quaker meetings within different countries, showing that being a Quaker can mean very different things to different Report from Senior Conference 2017

Living sustainably – by Louisa Wright

We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and variety of the world. Work to ensure that our increasing power over nature is used responsibly, with reverence for life.” Advices and queries 42 from Quaker faith Living sustainably – by Louisa Wright

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