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As Covid restrictions continue to evolve, Quaker Meetings are considering if, how and when to offer meeting for worship and other services, in accordance with government guidance and advice from CEQ trustees and Britain Yearly Meeting. Please check directly with Meetings 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

Welcome back for 2021 - Welcome back to the newsfeed for 2021, we hope to keep you connected with other Quakers in Central England as we continue to stay physically distant. A reminder that you can share your local meeting's news and events for the… Continue Reading
Church & Peace: Acknowledging Whiteness - Barbara Forbes, Bull St Quaker and board-member of Church and Peace reports on their ongoing discussion on racism and peacework: Following on from the Church and Peace (C&P) September zoom conversation on why racism must be a priority for peace… Continue Reading
Birmingham Faith Group Travel & Air Quality Survey - Sustrans, the organisation contracted by Birmingham City Council to deliver the 'Brum Breathes' initiative, want to know how people in the city travel to places of worship (in 'non-covid' times). "This survey will help Sustrans and Birmingham City Council enable… Continue Reading
BYM Survey – Elders & Overseers - What does ‘overseer’ mean to you? Should we change how we describe 'eldership'? Quaker Life Central Committee wants Friends to fill in a short survey about these terms before the end of 2020. Complete the survey. Continue Reading
News from Friends House Moscow - Barbara Forbes, a Bull St Quaker and board member of Friends House Moscow recommends an article on Translating Quaker Texts into Russian in Friend's Journal (the North American Quaker magazine). "Quakerism, in its fullness, is something impossible to spread with… Continue Reading

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Events

  • #Pray24Brum 2021 22/01/2021 - 23/01/2021 Online. A Patchwork Quilt of Prayer – For a number of years, every January, #Pray24Brum has brought together Christians across from across Birmingham and beyond to pray in and for our city. Taking place early in the calendar year and during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, it is an opportunity for Christians of different traditions…

  • Fair Tax Seminar 25/01/2021 Online. – Warwick Quakers invite you to this online seminar exploring tax justice. Tax matters. It helps to fund vital public services from education to health and social care. With an estimated £7bn of corporation tax receipts still going astray as a result of profit shifting alone, this session will explore how…

  • CEQ Climate Emergency Action 28/01/2021 Online. Suggestions for this session's focus welcome – Opportunities for Sharing. CEQ Climate Emergency Action (CEA) invite Members and Attenders of Central England to share climate action being taking, exchange ideas, support each other and share experience.  This time the focus is: TBC suggestions welcome. Meetings will be informal and held in the spirit of worship and fellowship. …

  • Race and Privilege in Europe 10/02/2021 Online. Session 2: White privilege; Socialisation – Bournville Meeting is hosting a monthly gathering on the second Wednesday of each month working its way through the book “Race and Privilege in Europe” published by Quaker Council for European Affairs. The session will run from January to June, 2021 from 10.30 to 11.30, on zoom.  Details for this…

  • Area Meeting March 2021 Area Meeting March 2021 06/03/2021 at TBC, or at Bournvillle Quaker Meeting House. – Our Area Business Meeting is a special type of Meeting for Worship used to make decisions: from how Quakers spend our money, to adopting a Concern.


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