It was Sunday and the rain rained and the sun shone. Light spangled where rain and sun mingled as we bustled into Meeting for Worship. When it came time for tea and biscuits, Jane paused by the fridge and asked, ‘Did anyone get the milk?’
Last year, I resolved to spend four weeks hitchhiking around the United Kingdom as a way of talking to people about the Quaker testimonies. In June I spent a week hitchhiking to Quaker sites of interest in Leicestershire and Lancashire (1 July, 2022). In August I spent two weeks hitchhiking and engaging...
Quakers have been invited to contribute a commemoration of George Fox to a ‘Wall of Answered Prayer’.
There is a scene in The Banshees of Inisherin (the Golden Globe winner, tipped for Oscar success), where one character, played by Brendan Gleeson, asks another: ‘Do you know who we remember for how nice they was in the seventeenth century?’
Christmas is a celebration for most: a time for Christians to mark Christ’s birth, and a time to spend lots of money and overindulge for maybe too many.
Have you a light within, which shines from you, and speaks and acts through you? Does something else get in the way?
Central England Quakers (CEQ) are supporting a joint fuel poverty project to create a network of ‘energy champions’.
A Quaker received a six-month suspended sentence last month after climbing onto a gantry on the M25 as part of a Just Stop Oil (JSO) protest.
A Quaker community that was created to help Friends in lockdown marked its 1,001st online worship this month.
An archive of handwritten letters and printed material compiled by a leading Quaker abolitionist is going to auction next month.
Getting to know you (and us) Eye wants to provide a space to enable Friends to find fellowship with each other, and give each other glimpses into the rich tapestry of our community. Could part of this be posing light-hearted questions for you, our trusty readers, to send in answers?...
No, not the stasis of the railway waiting room, people held between arrival and hopes for a departure, each coddling their isolation by nosing deeply in a paper or fingering restlessly the keypad on their phone, wondering why the train runs late ...
Our commitment There’s been a spate of Israel/Palestine letters recently. It may be helpful to set out the position of Britain Yearly Meeting, which is nuanced, and carefully so. First and foremost, all our actions in the region are intended to build a just, enduring peace. Britain...