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Cary Lecture 2015

Esther Köhring of German Yearly Meeting gave the Cary Lecture this year during the Yearly Meeting in Session in Bad Pyrmont.

European Quakers Call For An End to the Cycle of Violence

As Quakers from across Europe, meeting in Belgium in the aftermath of the recent murders in Paris and Beirut, we mourn with those who have lost someone close to them. We also acknowledge the anxiety and fear people are feeling across France, Lebanon and elsewhere.

No one is secure unless all of us are secure, and that includes the people of Syria and other war-torn countries as well as the people of France and the rest of Europe.

Among Friends Issue 134

Issue 134 Winter 2015 of Among Friends has been dispatched to the printers, and is available for download.

EMES Announces first four grants from Small Grants Fund

Four Quaker communities/organisations have received financial support from the Small Grants Fund managed by FWCC-EMES with funding generously made available by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) in the first round of applications.

Calendar Highlights

All-age Gathering of Quakers in Europe

30 Jul – 6 Aug 2016

We are happy to announce the date for the “All-age Gathering of Quakers in Europe”. This is an event open to Quakers of all ages, organised by European and Middle Eastern Young Friends to celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017

29 Jul – 5 Aug 2017

Looking forward to YMG 2017
Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017 will be at Warwick University from Saturday 29 July to Saturday 5 August.

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