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Radical welcome

by Craig Barnett Paul Parker, the new recording clerk of Britain Yearly Meeting, has been speaking at Quaker Meetings around the country recently. I went with some local Friends to hear him at Chesterfield Meeting last week, and was encouraged by his vision for the future of Quakers in Britain, as well as his approach…

Quaker Meeting for Worship taking place in Walpole.

Quaker Business Method

This ministry on Quaker Business Method was prepared for the opening session of British Quakers’ Yearly Meeting Gathering in 07/2011 and has been edited for Nayler. By Rachel Swancott There will be an introduction to an item during a Quaker Meeting for Worship for Business, for example and Area Meeting event or a membership application,…

People standing in a labyrinth cut into grass in the Woodbrooke garden

Young Adult Friends leadership

Michael Eccles is the Young Adult Programmes Coordinator at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham. This is a new post that was created in January 2011. Michael took time out from his schedule to talk to Nayler. Tell us about your work at Woodbrooke. My responsibilities include organising a Friends Schools Gathering each summer for…

The Ford Transit mobile library van belonging to Quaker Homeless Action

The van

 “I haven’t bought any books for ten years. You can’t keep a bookcase in a doorway.” It is a few minutes before two o’clock on a Saturday afternoon. I’m loitering by a church in central London, waiting for the volunteers from the Quaker Homeless Action mobile library to turn up and begin the afternoon shift.…