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All in-person meeting for worship is currently suspended. From 4th July, Quaker Meetings will be considering how and when to reopen for meeting for worship, in accordance with government guidance and advice from CEQ trustees and Britain Yearly Meeting. Some Quaker Meetings may remain closed for some time. Please check directly with Meetings about when and how they plan to open, before travelling.

Some Quaker Meetings may continue to hold remote meeting for worship, please check with individual Meetings for details. Woodbrooke are offering online meeting for worship, which anyone is welcome to join.

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 friendship and community.

News

Climate Change Vigil resumes after lockdown - This Wednesday for the second time after lockdown Friends resumed their 15 minute lunchtime climate change vigil outside Birmingham Cathedral. This week there were Quakers from Bournville and Selly Oak meetings. A passer-by stopped to take a photo for himself… Continue Reading
Commemorating Hiroshima & Nagasaki - Central England Quakers Peace Committee invite you to mark the run up to Hiroshima Day (6th August) by making paper cranes. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of nuclear bombs being dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Origami cranes… Continue Reading
Catch-up with Church & Peace - Claire Bowman reports from the recent Church & Peace AGM. The Church and Peace AGM was held by zoom this year due to Covid 19. This is an organisation of communities, training centres, peace organisations and peace service agencies as… Continue Reading
What Sikhism is all about - Eleanor Nesbitt of Coventry Quaker Meeting has contributed a talk in the form of an interview to the '30 minute expert' series on the subject of Sikhism. Comments online from Sikhs have said how well she explains their religion. Well… Continue Reading
Coronavirus Guidance from Trustees - (New guidance and templates added 25th June) As we look ahead to the re-opening of our Meeting Houses (for worship and use by hirers) we will need to follow guidance from both the government and Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM).  At… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Feeding the Darkness: Journeymen Theatre Feeding the Darkness: Journeymen Theatre 15/07/2020 at , .  This Journeymen Theatre production, commissioned by Q-CAT (Quaker Concern for the Abolition of Torture), has now been filmed. It frames the disturbing issue of State sanctioned torture through a series of monologues and duologues which explore how the UN Convention Against Torture is clearly being abused by both UK and…

  • Fair Tax Councils Fair Tax Councils 27/07/2020 at Online, video conferencing.  What is tax justice? How can our local councils support fair tax? And what can we do about it? Central England Quakers Peace Committee & Peace Hub invite you to this online event to explore these questions. Speakers: Mary Patel from the Fair Tax Mark organisation will introduce the Fair…


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