Category: Outreach

Articles giving advice on outreach into the local community, and on ways to present the worshipping community to the wider world.

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AdventWord

AdventWords 2022: Teach

Photo: Tim Mossholder Quakers believe that we are all equal before G-D, and that the spirit of G-D is at work within each of, making us both teachers and students throughout our lives.  How does this work practically?  Well, as a facilitator or a teacher you aren’t just providing or pouring in information, but instead

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AdventWord

#AdventWord 2019: 20 Go

‘Go’ today’s #AdventWord is one that shows action – and often is used as a one-word demand or instruction. Getting out and talking to others in your neighbourhood or surrounding areas can be daunting but finding a way to interact with others can lead to new and often unexpected partnerships. Barbara Hayes of Chichester Quaker

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Outreach

Trust and Integrity in Business – which questions do we ask? And of whom?

Quakers & Business Annual Conference 2018: Wednesday 5th December 2018, at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ. 9:30am to 4:30pm. Please click here for a detailed programme including a description of the stream and speaker options. Who is this for? Anybody in the world of business, owners, managers, employees, public and third sector,

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Outreach

Quaker A-Z: X is for eX-hibitions

X is for eXhibition Earlier this week I went into Friends House specifically to visit this exhibition – and thoroughly enjoyed it. Gorgeous colours and textures shown off beautifully in the space, the sound track enhanced the art as you moved around the exhibit. There were several Ffriendly faces that I recognised, but there were

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Quaker A-Z: W is for Woodbrooke & Websites

This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. W is for Woodbrooke I should start this with an acknowledgement that Woodbrooke is one of my favourite places – I have been lucky enough to learn and teach there. Life Artistry, the spiritual scrapbooking course I developed, has been taught there

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Quaker A-Z: V is for Volunteers and (school) Visits

This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. V is for Volunteers If you read the last post ‘U is for understanding and undervalued‘ you may be wondering how to avoid having your wardens or other volunteers feeling undervalued and misunderstood. Is it just as simple as following the

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Quaker A-Z: T is for Twinning Toilets plus Terms & Conditions

This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information.  T is for Toilet Twinning I first heard of this project at Woodbrooke, where the male and female toilets in the New Wing corridor are both twinned, and was impressed by the idea. Individual toilets are £60 to twin. Or a

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Quaker A-Z: N is for Noticeboards and Newcomers

This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. N is for Noticeboards Noticeboards, such as the one above are fairly standard outside most meeting houses. Usually they consist of space for Quaker posters plus information about the Meeting as a worshipping community. However, there are likely to be other

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Images for Quaker Meeting Houses

Friends House design and circulate a set of posters every year along the theme of Quaker Week – this year Quaker Week runs from Friday 27 September to Sunday 6 October. However, what if your Meeting House doesn’t have enough space to run all of the series or has difficulty relating to this year’s posters?

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