Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has joined Quakers across Europe and the United States to call for a peaceful resolution to tensions between the US, Iran and other countries.
Quaker climate campaigners have urged Friends to work together to ensure climate emergency declarations are held to account. According to Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB), fifty per cent of local authorities have declared a climate emergency but few have produced a plan of action. Chris Martin, from Central England Quakers, who...
Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) has listed five key developments in Europe which have given it hope for the new year.
Quaker Ian Bray collected the Campaigner of the Year award from the Political Studies Association (PSA) on behalf of Extinction Rebellion (XR) last year.
Quakers in Yorkshire (QiY) has reported the result of an attendance survey commissioned in 2019 to find out why some Friends attend QiY meetings and some do not.
The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) representative who attended the recent Conference of the Parties (COP) 25 climate change conference in Madrid has described the negotiations as being like ‘sharpened knives’ and reflecting ‘fractured world politics’.
Members of Quaker Concern for Animals (QCA) are urging others to join ‘Veganuary 2020’, which campaigners claim will save the carbon equivalent of 450,000 flights and more than one million animals.
‘Dealing with controversial bookings’ is to be one of the main topics at the annual gathering of Quaker centre delegates, held next week at Edinburgh Meeting house. According to Sue Proudlove, from Edinburgh Meeting, the Quaker Centres Gathering on 15 and 17 January will also focus on ‘planning for an uncertain future...
A just transition to a net-zero carbon economy and creating a culture of welcome are just two of the key priorities that Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has challenged the government to committing to, in the wake of the general election result. The other priorities include: promoting peace and transforming justice –...
There was controversy last month when a headteacher chose to remove the word ‘Lord’ from the lyrics of the hymn ‘Away in a Manger’ in a nativity service for primary school children.