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Quakers on Songs of Praise

In the latest episode of BBC Songs of Praise, presenter Sean Fletcher headed to Pendle Hill in east Lancashire

Septembers Journeys in the Spirit newsletter online.

It's a monthly round up of information, opportunities and resources to support children,

Spiritual support for climate action

“Early Quakers acted on their convictions from a place of strong spiritual grounding...

Committing to becoming an anti-racist faith community

"Stirring and sensitive ministry describing how racism feels,

Epistle from Britain yearly meeting: May 2019

held at Friends House, London on 24-27 May 2019

Swarthmore Lecture

Kinder Ground: Creating Space for Truth

Yearly Meeting: commitments on racism, gender diversity and climate justice

At Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021 Quakers made commitments on anti-racism, gender diversity and climate justice.

Meeting for Worship for Dance (Sept)

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we offer a chance to experince what is happening for us at the moment.

Meeting for Worship for Dance (Oct)

Spend an hour to explore how using movement can bring a different but meaningfull space to your spritualality.

Meeting for Worship for Dance (Nov)

Spend an hour to explore how using movement can bring a different but meaningfull space to your spritualality.

Meeting for Worship for Dance (Dec)

Spend an hour to explore how using movement can bring a different but meaningfull space to your spritualality.

YMG: unplugged sessions

Quaker Life are running silent worship offline as part of Yearly Meeting Gathering,

Journeys in the Spirit newsletter (July)

The July edition of the Journeys in the Spirit newsletter is now online,

A new approach to living out our faith in action

"Some speak of this as the work of our charity, but I sit more comfortably with the phrase 'living out our faith in action'

Campaign For Dignity In Dying

Assisted dying allows a dying person the choice to control their death if they decide their suffering is unbearable.

What it means to be a non-credal church

How it is that Quakers are a non-credal church, and what the implications of that are.

The Light

Thoughts shared one meeting - This is the contribution of several people.

East Africa - Turning the Tide

We work together with local partners in Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi to implement our Turning the Tide (TTT) programme.

Bookings are now open

'For our comfort and discomfort: living equality and truth in a time of crisis'.

Non-credal church

How is it that Quakers are a non-credal church? What are the implications of this?

Experiment with Light

The Experiment with Light Network will be running a series of online meditations in the run up to Yearly Meeting Gathering,

Scottish Parliament

Three things to expect from the Scottish Parliament that aren’t an independence referendum

Assisted Dying by Leeds Area Meeting

A systematic theological reflection on Quaker beliefs. Now in the library.

Meeting For Worship For Dance (June)

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to discover what is going on for us at the moment.

Meeting for Worship for Dance (July)

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to discover what is going on for us at the moment.

Helping Quaker faith and witness to thrive

Oliver Robertson reports how the developments in Quaker Life and Quaker Peace & Social Witness aim to provide more impact,

Living adventurously: a decade as Recording Clerk

Paul Parker looks back at a decade of Quaker work and asks some key questions for the future

Our unstoppable faith in action

Welcome to QPSW Spring Sessions 2021 - What love can do: How Quaker faith impels us to act in the world.

Difficult conversations in difficult times

Welcome to QPSW Spring Sessions 2021 - What love can do: How Quaker faith impels us to act in the world.

Friday lunchtime meeting one.

Seek to know one another in the things which are eternal - Advices and Queries 18

Friday lunchtime meeting two.

Seek to know one another in the things which are eternal - Advices and Queries 18

Friday lunchtime meeting three.

Seek to know one another in the things which are eternal - Advices and Queries 18

Mary Ward: Beyond the painted life

The painted life of Mary Ward shows a woman of great personal holiness seeking God.

My brothers keeper

A British short film about a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay and his guard who reunite after 13 years,

Thoughts in meeting

How do we live our life?

When you looked at me

When you looked at me by
St. John of the Cross

Not in vain by Emily Dickinson

A short poem by Emily Dickinson that came up in the after meeting - the meeting after worship.

If I can help somebody - song

If I can help someone sung by Mahalia Jackson
Song written by: A. Bazel Androzzo
(Suggested in meeting)

COP26 - Online worship sharing

West Scotland Area Quaker Meeting invites you to join this Quaker worship sharing event.

Connection, belonging and meaning in lockdown

"For me, community is about living out a shared story with a shared purpose,

Evening Meeting For Worship

A ZOOM meeting for worship, to which all are warmley welcome to come and join.

All age Worship

Skipton meeting is encouraging all to come to there "All age Worship" for further details contact there Clerk.

Evening Business Meeting

All are very much welcomed along to the meeting, zoom details can found from Erica

Evening Worship

A meeting for worship, to which all are most warmley welcome to, for zoom details

Meeting For Worship For Dance (Apr)

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to embody our responses to what is going on for us.

Talking about 'the Quaker Way'

Quaker Jennifer Kavanagh was a recent guest on the Nomad Podcast.

What a difference a year makes

"Normal itself was going to change, the world around us was going to change, and we would to have to change with it."

A Quaker planned meeting!

"Friend Speaks My Mind"
From Jon Watts' album "The Art of Fully Being".

Quaker Question Time with Preet Kaur Gill

Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill will feature in the second of our Quaker Question Times, taking place online on Tuesday 8 June

Thoughts from meeting

The sum and substance of true religion stands in feeling the power of endless life, receiving the power,

Loving and Dying

Chrissie Hinde informs us that Sheffield and Balby Area Meeting have organised for a free film showing of ‘Love & Dying’

Thought for the Week: Britain Yearly Meeting 2013 Epistle

From Britain Yearly Meeting held at Friends House, London on 24 – 27 May 2013

Wednesday Meeting for Worship

All are most welcome to come to this meeting.
For Zoom details contact Erica

Wednesday Meeting for Worship

All are most welcome to come to this meeting.
For Zoom details contact Erica

Wednesday Meeting for Worship

All are most welcome to come to this meeting.
For Zoom details contact Erica

Little Robin

There is a robin who keeps hopping up to me with renewed interest and optimism every time I visit, to be fed.

But the silence of the mind

But the silence in the mind
is when we live best, within
listening distance of the silence

A variety of thoughts that came afterwards.

A random variety of things that have come up, afterwards, during a virtual coffee time.

There must be love, love, love, nothing more, nothing less

“Our life is love, and peace, and tenderness; and bearing one with another, and forgiving one another,

Adam and Eve

The tree of knowledge!

A Garden - Written after the Civil Wars

In its opening it appears to despise the human glorification of war, instead find repose in a garden and the glory of nature.

This Living Hand

I am reminded of Keat's last poem:

Spiritual Preparation for COP 26 (February)

2021 will see the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 26, come to Glasgow.

Wednesday Meeting for Worship

All are most welcome to come to this meeting.
For Zoom details contact Erica

Wednesday Meeting - Listening

A chance to share with other Friends, everyone is most welcome to come, so join us in our virtual cosy snug.

In the media: Becoming a Quaker in Ireland

"Most of the worthy and wise decisions of my life have been made on a whim."

Roger Robinson - A Portable Paradise

The Darkening Red of Your Blood

Wait for NOW - The Cinematic Orchestra

It occurred to me that these words seemed to fit well for me coming to meeting to join in the silence . . .

Living our beliefs

'Living Our Beliefs' is a small book exploring the faith and practice of Quakers.

Co-Co Throw

The clip shows you haw to play CoCo Throw a fun activity for all ages and abilities, and any language.

Meeting Voices

Ten Quakers meet, worship, eat, talk together and explore their differences.

Go Inside to Greet the Light

James Turrell has designed Skyspaces around the world, simple chambers which use seating and an aperture in the ceiling

Meeting for Worship for Dance – January

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to embody our responses to what is going on for us.

Meeting for Worship for Dance – February

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to embody our responses to what is going on for us.

This months Appeal

The Peace Museum in Bradford is the the focus for this month appeal.

Churches Together

Between 18th and the 25th January is the week of prayer for Christian unity.

Churches together

Between 18th and the 25th January is the week of prayer for Christian unity.

Churches Together

Between 18th and the 25th January is the week of prayer for Christian unity.

Life of Keighley Meeting 2020

The year started with the established routine of Meetings for Worship and activities to meet the spiritual and social needs

A Quaker take on the Bible

How do Quakers read and interpret the Bible? In this episode of our podcast we hear from Mark Russ. Rhiannnon Grant,

How Quakers are championing democracy

Recent government initiatives are making it more difficult for campaigning voices from faith and other groups to be heard.

Yearly Meeting 2020: listening to the promptings of love and truth

“This Yearly Meeting has been a very different experience and yet the enduring spirit of the living God has been still present”

The Epistle of Britian Yearly Meeting

Held online on Sunday 15th November 2020
"To all Friends everywhere".

Books of the week

James, our Quaker Centre Bookshop manager, is sharing his latest book recommendations every Wednesday

Meet Quakers in Africa

Quaker World Relations Committee works to make connections between British Quakers and those in other parts of the world.

Building back better through history

Take a look back at times in the past when Quakers have

Salter Lecture

This year's Salter Lecture took place as an online seminar with Woodbrooke tutor Stuart Masters.

Kinder, refugees and host families: then and now

Quaker Marigold Bentley will be speaking about Quakers and Kindertranspor

A Friendly Advent

Explore advent with four Friends from different yearly meetings, Woodbrooke tutors and FWCC staff.

Re-imagining Our Future

Anyone in our area meeting is welcome to join this open session which will be facilitated by Marian McNichol and Lois Lodge.

Salter Seminar: Creating Heaven on Earth

The Quaker Socialist Society Salter event for the year, will take place on 16 November.

Quaker Quest - Discover a spiritual path for our time

Welcome to Quaker Quest - Quaker Quest helps people find out about the Quaker way of life.

Quaker Quest - Discover a spiritual path for our time

Welcome to Quaker Quest - Quaker Quest helps people find out about the Quaker way of life.

Quaker Quest - Discover a spiritual path for our time

Welcome to Quaker Quest - Quaker Quest helps people find out about the Quaker way of life.

Quaker Quest - Discover a spiritual path for our time

Welcome to Quaker Quest - Quaker Quest helps people find out about the Quaker way of life.

I am a Quaker

I am a Quaker. Although I only fully became involved with The Religious Society of Friends about nineteen years ago,

How does being a Quaker shape my life?

That’s a hard question to answer as I have been a Quaker all my life apart from childhood.

How does being a Quaker shape my life? - 2

I have recently been worshipping by Zoom and facing a tapestry from Bangladesh,

Deborah Rehmat's Quaker Week Collage

A collage of pictures from Deborah thinking about Quaker week.

Quaker Week

'Living as a Quaker today' is the theme of this year's Quaker Week. How does being a Quaker shape your life?

Meeting for Worship for Dance with Woodbrooke

In the spirit of adventure and exploration we are offering a chance to embody our responses to what is going on for us.

Spiritual Sharing - 21.39

As a teenager I first really knew about the spirit within me when I danced.

News From Sheffield Meeting

These are editted highlights of what we would have found out at the councilled QiY.

DIY meeting for worship in Barnsley…

Being Luddites, my wife and I agree to have silent MfW with Noah, our son, without an online presence, so settle in our

New light in the darkness: how Quakers are staying connected 1.

From online worship to picking up the phone, Quakers across Britain are exploring ways to be together while apart.

New light in the darkness: how Quakers are staying connected 2.

Quakers in Britain and Woodbrooke have produced a guide to setting up and getting the most out of online worship,

Thoughts on online meeting for worship

Self-isolating and unable to get to a Quaker meeting in person, Tim Gee shares some thoughts on joining his first online

Event cancellations

Quakers in Britain cancelled four national events planned for March and April. Other events during this time have been

Discovering, growing and nurturing Quaker communities

A Quaker Life catalogue of resources for meetings Ministry & Outreach and Children & Young People’s work

Responses to questions arising from Minute 33 of YM 2019

David brought the following to Area Meeting, introducing the following topics.

Why have a book of Discipline?

Report of a woodbrooke conference held 8 to 10 November 2019 given to Area Meeting by Ken.

Easter Settlement

Cancelled
For over a hundred years Yorkshire Quakers have come together over the

Life of Keighley Meeting.2019

The bedrock of our activities has been our acts of worship. In addition to our Sunday worship we have fortnightly worship mid

Life of Keighley Meeting.2018

The highlight of our year was surely the visit of “Ride for Equality and the Common Good” whose plucky participants arrive

Epistle from Britain Yearly Meeting, held at Friends House, London on 24 - 27 May 2019

Loving greetings to Friends everywhere,

Our themes have encouraged us to look through the lens of privilege at

Our faith, our community: a reality check for 2020

As a turbulent new year begins, Paul Parker looks at the current state of British Quakerism through three different lenses

In the Media/The Guardian

two Quakers shared their connections to Quakerism and how they came to live together.

Swarthmoor Hall 2020 pilgrimage guide (PDF)

in fox's footsteps: planning 1652 country quaker pilgrimages

Finding Out About Quakers

Quaker Quest runs events each spring and autumn for those wanting to find out more about Quakers

Finding Out About Quakers

Quaker Quest runs events each spring and autumn for those wanting to find out more about Quakers

Finding Out About Quakers

Quaker Quest runs events each spring and autumn for those wanting to find out more about Quakers

A weekend about Quaker Membership

Quaker Quest runs events each spring and autumn for those wanting to find out more about Quakers

A Quaker take on Christmas Part 1

Celebrate - or not - the festive season with some different perspectives on Quakers and Christmas

A Quaker take on Christmas Part 2

Celebrate - or not - the festive season with some different perspectives on Quakers and Christmas

A Quaker take on Christmas Part 3

Celebrate - or not - the festive season with some different perspectives on Quakers and Christmas

Quaker stories

Jan Gale shares her experience of her first Quaker meeting – and finding her new spiritual home

Singing Workshop

Singing is a wonderful way of bringing your Quaker community together.

What to expect at a Quaker meeting for worship

Stillness, peace, and connection. Suki Ferguson explores meeting for worship.

QPSW Conference 2020

A conference aimed at those fairly new to Friends or to the work of Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW), and at QPSW

World Quaker Day

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) invites every Quaker meeting and church from around the world to celebrate

Quaker Week

Quaker Week is a time to celebrate Quaker work, faith and community.

Business Meeting - Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA – Business Meeting Sunday 3rd June 2018.

Open Garden

Keighley Quaker Meeting Open Garden

Life of Keighley Meeting 2017

A quiet year of consolidation is probably an apt description of 2017.

Quaker Beginnings

Details of the Friends of the Dales (Yorkshire Dales Society) event in July.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join us, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join us, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join us, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join us, for one or more sessions.

Day of Healing

the Friends Fellowship of Healing who suggested a nationwide Meeting for Worship on 18th March for Healing in the World.

Life of Keighley Meeting 2016.

The world has been a difficult place in 2016 beset by conflict and division at home and abroad.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Discussion Group

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Wednesday Meeting

The discussion group is up and running, and all are most welcome to come along and join in, for one or more sessions.

Business Meeting

After Meeting will be refreshments and today will be followed by the Business Meeting which all are invited to stay for.

Business Meeting

After coffee, there will be a business meeting, to which all are invited.

Business Meeting

After coffee, there will be a business meeting to which all are invited to stay for.

Discussion Group

The Discussion Group is due to re-commence on Wednesday 21st September, and contunue meeting on alternative Wednesdays.

Enlivening and Enriching our Meetings

This day workshop was presented by the Kindlers and Quaker Life Network, and financially supported by Quakers in Yorkshire.

Planning for Hiroshima/Nagasaki Day

Please join us in preparing for our vigil to remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Saturday 6th August 8am - 9am.

Vigil to remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Vigil to remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Saturday 6th August 8am - 9am.

Toilet Twinning

Here’s the thing. 2.4 billion people don’t have somewhere safe, clean and hygienic to go to the loo.

Quaker week Updated

Details yet to be finalised, . . More to come soon.

Shared lunch & Open Garden

There will be a shared lunch after meeting, followed in the afternoon (14:00) by opening our garden to the public.

Life of Keighley Meeting 2015

2015 has been a busy year in many ways

Concern about the Arms Trade

John Cope spoke about Sylvia Boyes concern about the Arms Trade.

Richmond.

Richmond. We agree that this trip should be on 24th September. Car drivers please advise Sylvia Boyes.

What we did on our summer holiday

A full length film exploring issues in an interesting way the issues of love, loss and death.Followed by discussion.

Hope you can join us.

Discussion Group

The Discussion Group continues with its close reading of paragraphs from Quaker Faith & Practice.

Discussion Group

The Discussion Group continues by looking at paragraphs from Quaker Faith & Practice.

Discussion Group

The Discussion Group continues by looking at paragraphs from Quaker Faith & Practice.

Discussion Group

The Discussion Group continues by looking at paragraphs from Quaker Faith & Practice.

Prayer meeting

Churches Together in Keighley - Prayer meeting at our Meeting House

Keighley Business Meeting

All are welcome to stay after meeting for worship, (and cofee) to the business meeting.

Keighley Business Meeting

All are welcome to stay after meeting for worship, (and cofee) to the business meeting.

Keighley Business Meeting

All are welcome to stay after meeting for worship, (and cofee) to the business meeting.

Keighley Business Meeting

All are welcome to stay after meeting for worship, (and cofee) to the business meeting.

Keighley Business Meeting

All are welcome to stay after meeting for worship, (and cofee) to the business meeting.

February 2016 Bulletin

This months Bulletin is now ready, select the link below.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

December Bulletin

This months Bulletin is now ready, select the link below.

November Bulletin

The hard copy of October Bulletin is now ready to download, select the link below this text.

October Bulletin

The hard copy of October Bulletin is now ready to download, select the link below this text.

Palestinian olive oil for Christmas

Would you like to order Palestinian olive oil, dates, almonds for Christmas?

Discussion Group

This term will be on Wednesday evenings, all warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

This term the discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings, everyone isl warmley invited to come.

Discussion Group

Will be starting in September on Wednesday Evenings - First date will be 9th September then every 2 weeks.

Wedding (Annie and Martin)

On July 12th there was the Quaker marriage of Annie Taylor to Martin Swailes held at the Meeting House

Open Garden (and poster)

Meeting for Worship followed by a shared lunch. We hope to see as many friends as can join us.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

70 years on - Vigil for quit reflection with words and song.

Discussion Group - Now Cancelled

The Tuesday discussion group continues, topic to be decieded, all are most welcome to join in for a single session or more.

Our meeting – how do we want to develop?

A record of the Meeting for Discernment at Keighley Quakers on Sunday March 29th

Five Year Strategy

Taking the long view.

Life of Keighley Meeting in 2014

2014 has been an active one for Keighley Meeting,

Quaker Week

Finding Out About Quakers

Finding Out About Quakers

Quaker Quest in Leeds (Roundhay)

Quaker Quest at Leeds (Roundhay)

Experiment with Light

Inner and outer: spirituality and activism

Whether you call it spirituality, faith, religion, social consciousness,

Christmas Day Meeting for Worship


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