Hope, resurrection and community: Rachel Kirk-Smith reports from Ireland Yearly Meeting

‘I missed meeting in person, but still felt that strong sense of belonging, identity and community.’

A Time to Act Together in Faith and Hope.' | Photo: Andrew Neel and Jordan on Unsplash

The main theme of this year’s Ireland Yearly Meeting (IYM) was ‘A Time to Act Together in Faith and Hope’. It was held online. Friends differ in their views on the kind of ‘God’ we should place our faith in, but could we all put our faith in the new Zoom-world? The Special Interest Groups, held in advance, were stimulating, rewarding and technically very successful. Zoom seemed to be working fine in our home in the countryside. All was going smoothly.

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