‘I don’t want Britain to turn away… I believe Quaker values can infect and benefit Europe.’

The heart of Europe: Jeremy Lester of QCEA on life after Brexit

'Now is the moment for British Quakers to strengthen their European identity.' | Photo: Frederick Tubiermont / Unsplash.

So, it’s happened. After nearly half a century, the UK has left the EU. After the pain, it would be easy to turn inwards, to focus on our communities and the many problems that need our local focus. But Quakers don’t go for the easy path. We take the one we discern to be the right one. The one where wrongs may be righted, where we can have an impact for the good.

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