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Central England Quakers is a group of Quaker Meetings within the Midlands: including the cities of Birmingham and Coventry, the Black Country, and the surrounding areas.  Join us for Meeting for Worship, and to experience freindship and community.

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What are you doing for Quaker Week 2018? - Quaker Week 2018 will run from Saturday 29 September to Sunday 7 October If your meeting is planning an event, please let us know so we can spread the word: website@centralenglandquakers.org.uk Friends House have announced: This year's theme for Quaker Continue Reading
From the Archives: ‘A much esteemed friend’ - This is the fourth in our series of guest posts from the Birmingham and Warwickshire Quakers archive project at the Library of Birmingham.  Now that the project is complete, you can explore the archive catalogue online. ‘A much esteemed Friend’ Main Continue Reading
Non-violence training in India - Travel to South India to: learn about socio-economic injustice and how a non-violent approach might raise awareness; and join in a global walk for justice. Quakers from Central England are working with Ekta Parishad (India) to offer 5 young adults Continue Reading
Birmingham schools rush to seek School of Sanctuary status - When the then Home Secretary Theresa May said in 2012 that "The aim is to create, here in Britain, a really hostile environment for illegal immigrants" she may not have foreseen that her words would result in a cultural environment Continue Reading
Birmingham City Centre Churches Together - Claire Bowman, Ecumenical & Interfaith Coordinator for Central Engalnd Quakers reports on the latest meeting woith Birmingham City Churches together: On Thursday the 19th of June I met with church leaders from other Birmingham city centre churches on behalf of Continue Reading

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Events

  • Selly Oak Meeting House Closed Selly Oak Meeting House Closed 20/08/2018 - 07/09/2018 at Selly Oak Quaker Meeting House, Selly Oak, Birmingham.  Due to work on the premises, Selly Oak Meeting House will be closed from August 20th to September 7th 2018. Please note that Meeting for Worship will not be held at Selly Oak Meeting House on Sunday 26th August and  we will not be holding our regular afternoon Meeting for…

  • Creative Day at Northfield Creative Day at Northfield 01/09/2018 at Northfield Quaker Meeting House, Northfield, Birmingham.  Quakers in Northfield invite you to join their monthly Creative Days. Drop in any time between 10am-4pm on the first Saturday of the Month. There is a bring and share lunch at 1pm.

  • Family Cycle Ride Family Cycle Ride 08/09/2018 at Northfield Ecocentre, Northfield, Birmingham.  This is ahead of Area Business Meeting in the afternoon. Cycle South Brum invites Area Meeting Friends to join a cycle ride in the local area. Lots of bikes are available at the Ecocentre including children’s cycles. You do not need to bring your own! The ride will last approx.…

  • Area Meeting September 2018 Area Meeting September 2018 08/09/2018 at Northfield Quaker Meeting House, Northfield, Birmingham.  Clerk: Alison Ironside; Assistant Clerk: Vic Grainger. There will be a family cycle ride in the morning, organised by ecobirmingham. Lunch is provided from 12:30 at the Meeting House, and there will also be an opportunity to visit the Ecocentre.

  • Prayer Vigil for Peace at Roxel 10/09/2018 at Roxel, nr Kidderminster.  Quakers are joining with other Christians for a prayer vigil for peace at Roxel, organised by Midlands Christian Action. People from different denominations will take turns to lead prayers for peace.  There will be a period of silent worship led by Quakers. Who are 'Roxel'? Roxel manufacture engines for Stormshadow…


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