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Finland Quaker Summer Gathering 2014

Finland Quakers Summer Gathering was held in June at a small Lutheran Conference Centre situated in a forest on a lake near Muhos in Central Finland.

News of Quaker-sponsored Kindergartens in Gaza

Updates from Gaza partners of Quaker Service Norway
7 August 2014: PECEP (Palestinian Early Childhood Education Project) which runs 13 Kindergartens in Gaza.

Among Friends Issue 130

The Summer 2014 Issue of Among Friends is now available. Read reports of our Annual Meeting in Strasbourg, the epistle from the Spring Gathering of Europe and Middle East Young Friends, and interesting articles from Church and Peace, QUNO Geneva and Woodbrooke.

EMES Annual Meeting 2014

The Epistle from the EMES Annual Meeting, which took place in Strasbourg from 1st to 4th May 2014.

EMES Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2013

Calendar Highlights

Quaker Youth Pilgrimage 2014

22 Jul – 21 Aug 2014

On the 2014 Pilgrimage, a group of 16 to 18 year-olds will travel, worship and work together for a month as they explore the regions of South America where Quakers live and worship. The pilgrimage will be a month-long, from July to August 2014. Through their time together and their encounters with local Friends they will experience the diversity of Friends’ traditions, and strengthen their relationship with God.

Autumn Artists' Retreat 2014

28 Sep – 3 Oct 2014

Another opportunity for artists to get together in the south of France for creating and camaraderie with other artists.

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