‘We older folk need young people more than they need us.’

Tony D’Souza went to the national outreach conference with one simple question: ‘Do we want the practice of silence to survive?

'Quakers have so much to offer, and we cannot do that if nobody knows we are here.' | Photo: Rod Long / Unsplash.

Is your Meeting thriving or surviving? How well is it attended? How many of the people who come are over sixty? Is it difficult to fill all the positions required to make the Meeting function, or is it just the same people doing the same jobs year after year?

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