simplicity

  • November 29, 2017

    There are times when the need to report and comment on large scale events can seem overwhelming.

  • September 30, 2017

    Thousands of Quakers across Britain are marking the eleventh annual Quaker Week to invite people to discover the faith that shapes their way of life. World Quaker Day is also on Sunday 1 October.

  • August 5, 2017

    Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."

  • April 3, 2017

    Carbon Smart has awarded Friends House, the central offices of Quakers in Britain, with a Gold Certification for reducing its carbon footprint by 29 per cent since 2009. Numerous green initiatives in Friends House led to this achievement, including using 100 per cent renewable energy and a zero waste to landfill policy.

  • May 6, 2016

    The newly re-landscaped garden at Friends House is a welcoming space for reflection, say Quakers in Britain. With planting and design inspired by a poem by Waldo Williams, it speaks of Quakerism, of peace, equality, simplicity and truth.

  • March 14, 2015

    This is an unusual and highly original book. Written by a woman who has raised a family and is now living in a retirement home, it combines a calm simplicity with a profound faith.

  • April 18, 2013

    “Lying here, she is one of us, subject to the common destiny of all human beings”. Speaking at
    Margaret Thatcher's funeral yesterday (17 April) , the Bishop of London reminded us of what a funeral is actually about.