Yearly Meeting

Overseeing progress on the Canterbury Commitment

The Britain Yearly Meeting Sustainability Group was set up nearly a year ago. Here clerk Lis Burch and secretary Laurie Michaelis share what the group has been doing and their future plans. In October 2014 Meeting for Sufferings set up a new group “to oversee and encourage progress in relation to the commitment, made at […]

Challenging injustice and inequality

At Yearly Meeting Quakers throughout Britain were asked to take action to challenge inequality and social injustice. Suzanne Ismail reports on how the decision arose and what has happened since. Photo: Friends at Yearly Meeting 2015. Credit: Mike Pinches for Britain Yearly Meeting. “As a yearly meeting we are restless to take corporate action to […]

QPSW economics & sustainability team at BYM

The QPSW Economics Sustainability & Peace team will be running or contributing to a number of sessions at Britain Yearly Meeting 2015. If you are interested in learning more about our work or would like to have a chat with one of  us, do come along to one of the following. Saturday 2nd May Principles […]

YMG Journey: An economic system in which Quaker Testimony can flourish

Session 1. The Problem.  The first session in this Journey looked at some of the reasons – including climate change, resource depletion, growing inequality and the disproportionate power of big business – that have led us as Friends to discern that we need to build a better economic system. We considered the ways the system […]

Yearly Meeting Gathering 2014

Yearly Meeting Gathering 2014 Special Interest Meetings and Journeys sessions with Economics, Sustainability and Peace team involvement All events now confirmed, but please check against the events listing in case of changes. SIM: Special Interest Meeting Journey: Series of linked session, though sessions can be attended independently of each other. ESP: Economics, Sustainability, Peace sub-committee […]

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