Kenyan Quakers take bold steps for peace

“We are seeing a new generation, a generation that are not sitting quietly any more, a generation who are coming together to resist injustice. We are also seeing a generation that want to make informed decisions.” – Benard L Agona, field co-ordinator of Turning the Tide Programme in Kenya As Kenyans prepare to go to…

Two people chatting in front of display boards to celebrate 100 years of NFPB.

A century of peacemaking

by Philip Austin Set up after a peace conference of Quakers in the North in 01/1913, the Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) has undertaken a variety of work with and for Northern Friends, supported by funding and representatives from throughout the North of Britain. When, a couple of years ago, NFPB members began to think…

An Ecumenical Accompanier talks with Palestinians

Faith working through love

by Marisa Johnson I imagine many Friends, including me, may have hoped for a bolder and more decisive lead from Meeting for Sufferings on the issue of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions to help break urgently the deadlock in the moribund peace process in Palestine-Israel. Nevertheless, I am thankful that Area Meetings around the country have…