Quakers and Diversity by Nancy Wall

I found two interesting items in ‘The Friend’, 06.04.2018. Quaker Life advertised for an ‘Engaging Young Adult Quakers Project Officer’. The advert says:  ‘Young adults have been less visible in the Religious Society of Friends in recent decades. The way they relate...

Doing Business the Quaker Way – by Bob Harwood

The Quaker way of doing business is often cited as one of the important techniques that Quakers can offer the world. By this we do not, of course, mean something that can be taught at – say – the Harvard Business School that will make us as commercially...

Reflections on the website – by Liz Brooks

Since the Lewes local meeting website launched in October of 2016, regular updates have been made to the information we share with the public on-line. Have you had a look around the website recently? In the first 11 months of 2017, there were 3,465 “hits” to our...

Report from Senior Conference 2017

Me and Louis attended Senior Conference where we explored the theme of diversity within Quakerism.  We heard from speakers Tony Clapp, Sam Walton and a representative from Quaker World Relations Committee, who told us about the variation in Quaker meetings within...

Report from Junior Yearly Meeting 2017

Ella and I attended Junior Yearly Meeting as the representatives of East Sussex at the end of July this year. Ella was also a Base Group Facilitator and part of organising Junior Yearly Meeting. We were grateful to Local and Area meeting for their support in enabling...

Living sustainably – by Louisa Wright

We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and variety of the world. Work to ensure that our increasing power over nature is used responsibly, with...