Cambridge Friends boost virtual outreach

Running the events were ‘really enriching for us’ and ‘not hard to do’.

Cambridge Friends have been increasing their virtual outreach this year with a series of online events open to the public. Starting with a series of Zoom gatherings called ‘Quaker Tasters’, Jesus Lane Meeting also hosted an online event about ending slavery on 20 October, shortly following Quaker Week. Peter Griffin from the Meeting told the Friend that the ‘Quaker Tasters’ have so far included ‘an introduction session on who Quakers are, aimed at completely new people’. He said: ‘We ran four separate sessions [which] consisted of some background, some personal testimonies from a couple of Friends and a twenty-minute Meeting for Worship.’

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