Palestinian-American Quaker Joyce Ajlouny has been appointed as the next general secretary of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
Trustees of Leaveners, the Quaker community arts charity, have decided to call an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) for 4 March to consider a proposal to lay the organisation down.
Millions of ‘just managing families’ are on the tipping point of falling into poverty as the cost of living rises, according to new research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).
Young adult Friends from all over the world have been invited to join a journey of discovery, transformation and leadings of the Spirit organised by the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham.
Young Friends General Meeting (YFGM) is holding a gathering in Scotland for the first time in a decade this weekend.
The Quaker Tapestry Museum in Kendal has retained its ‘Hidden Gem’ classification awarded by the tourist board for England. The accolade recognises outstanding attractions that go ‘the extra mile’ to create an enjoyable and memorable visit.
A major project involving Friends throughout Britain is reaching a conclusion.
A letter and statement addressed to Amber Rudd, the home secretary, expressing concern at the intention to suspend the programme to resettle unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United Kingdom, has been signed by recording clerk Paul Parker. He joined leaders of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church...
A call for a ban on new and intensive forms of fossil fuel extraction, including fracking for shale gas and oil, and underground coal gasification is being supported by Friends.
The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) and Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network (QARN) have published a report on Friends’ efforts to respond to displaced persons in Europe.