world conference of Quakers

  • May 5, 2013

    War memorials and Quakers do not always get on. The kind of memorialising which is strong on military ceremony and pride does not sit well with us and we tend to avoid it. But we hold it important to remember all people killed in war, civilians as well as combatants. “This is the use of memory – for liberation” TS Eliot wrote in Little Gidding. And if we are to be liberated from bitterness, hatred and the propensity to pass conflict down the generations, we must remember well.

  • May 2, 2012

    More than 60 Quakers from Britain have attended the 2012 world conference of Quakers in Kenya.The theme of the conference was “Being Salt and Light: Friends living the kingdom of God in a broken world”.