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Quaker Meetings are 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 are reopening now or in the near future with measures in place, others 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.

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Area Meeting Office Closed 14-19 August - CEQ Area Meeting Office will be closed 14 – 19 August 2020 as the Area Meeting Secretary is taking holiday. If anyone has an urgent enquiry please contact the Area Meeting co clerk Alison Ironside (details in the membership directory)… Continue Reading
Liveable Streets, Transport Equity and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods - In keeping with the Quaker testimony to sustainability, Bournville, Cotteridge and Selly Oak meetings met to discuss the impact of Birmingham City Council's Emergency Transport Plans on surrounding communities. Shivaji Shiva reflects on the issues raised. A Birmingham City Council… Continue Reading
Fair Tax Councils - Over 30 people participated in an online event on Fair Tax Councils on 27th June 2020, organised by Central England Quakers Peace Committee and Peace Hub. John Sheldon chaired the event and introduced our speakers. Summary David Haslam (Church Action… Continue Reading
Quakers in Coventry article - Eleanor Nesbitt recently published an article in Coventry Society News: 'The Coventry Quakers'. The article covers a brief history of the Religious Society of Friends in Coventry, from George Fox's visits to the city in the 17th century through to… Continue Reading
An Invitation to Young Friends Everywhere - Young Friends Across the Four FWCC sections invite young Quakers aged 16-35 to a series of workshops this autumn. Please share with any young Friends in your meetings. "To all Young Friends everywhere, We invite you to join Young Friends… Continue Reading

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