Threads of hope

Izzy Thorne writes about her experience at the Quaker Tapestry Museum in Kendal

A close-up off the Woodbrooke panel of the Quaker Tapestry. | Photo: © Quaker Tapestry.

We believe as Quakers that our faith is expressed through action. For me, the discovery of how I might express my faith began in 2013 when I joined Woodbrooke’s Equipping for Ministry (EfM) programme. It encouraged me to think about what it is to be a Quaker in the world today and how I am called to live out that ministry. At this time, I also benefited hugely from the warm depth of friendship and spiritual nourishment of Friends from Yealand Meeting, who, along with Lancashire Area Meeting, supported me with a bursary. This enabled me to join EfM at a time when I was not earning a regular income.

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