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Quaker Jargon – by Chris Lawson

At the February meeting for worship for church affairs (to give ‘business meeting’ its full title) the subject of Quaker jargon was aired. In case helpful, particularly to those newer to the Society of Friends, here’s a bit of demystifying: Meeting...

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...

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...