Wednesday, 8 March 2017

March Notices

Books of the month LINK to pdf

Upcoming courses at Woodbrooke LINK to pdf

The Young Quaker Magazine – Issue 14, February 2017 This edition of the Young Friends General Meeting’s magazine contains young Quakers’ reflections on different kinds of relationship – from marriage to your relationship with a Quaker role.

Well worth a read even if you are not a young quaker! LINK to pdf

Q:Witness Listen to the new podcast from Quaker Peace & Social Witness at Episodes so far include nuclear disarmament, nonviolent
change in Kenya, new economy and much more.

What have you learned from the process of reading Quaker faith & practice?
The Book of Discipline Revision Preparation Group invite feedback from all those who have been reading our current book whether you have formed a group, read it alone, raced ahead or are taking it slowly. There is only one question: what have you learned from the process of reading Quaker faith & practice? Your comments will inform the process of discernment about whether it is time to revise our book of discipline, which Yearly Meeting will probably consider in 2018
Please complete the form at: or write to Michael Booth, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ.
Survey from the North Wales Credit Union Group, supported by Quaker Peace & Social Witness, would like you to fill in their survey.
Maya Williams,, 020 7663 1056

Take action on fracking at ‘meeting for worship for witness’ on Pendle Hill
2pm, 6 May, Pendle Hill, Lancashire
Pendle Hill Friends invite you to a ‘meeting for worship for witness’ on top of Pendle Hill to draw attention to the threat of potential local shale gas fracking. This follows a statement by Meeting for Sufferings in February calling for a ban on fracking to help urgently tackle our climate crisis. If you’d like to find out more about the event or want to attend, please contact Maya Williams, 020 7663 1056
To find out more about fracking and other ways of taking action, visit

Nuclear weapons ban treaty Lobby of Parliament, 1 March
Multilateral negotiations for a new nuclear disarmament treaty begin in New York on 27 March. 134 countries will be taking part, and the UK is not one of them, despite ‘multilateral disarmament’ being government policy. We are being asked to write to our MPs and to the Foreign Secretary, sign a petition and attend a mass lobby of parliament on 1 March to urge our government to attend.

Advert for Ecumenical Accompaniers….
Based in the West Bank and Israel for 2018 for three months’ service
20 vacancies for three months’ service.
Information & apply:
Closing date for applications 28 April 2017.
Helen Bradford, 020 7663 1071,

Children and Young People
Family day
Friday 2 June 2017, Friends House, London
This day is a great opportunity for children, with an accompanying adult, to visit, find out about and enjoy Friends House and learn more about the work that goes on here.
Book online or contact or 020 7663 1013

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