‘In a socially distanced world, the character of encounter changes.’

Plan of work: Simon Watkins on Quaker Voluntary Action

' In challenging times, the much-quoted Quaker entreaty to ‘live adventurously’ takes on a new, perhaps more serious, meaning than often implied.' | Photo: courtesy of Borgo Basino.

Quaker Voluntary Action (QVA) provides practical opportunities to put faith into action, on working retreats. The retreats form a shared experience that combine work, rest and reflection, usually over three to five days.

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