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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.

News

CEQ Office Open Tues – Thurs - The Central England Quakers Office will be closed Mondays & Fridays for the rest of 2020. When possible, the secretary will be in the office on a Wednesday. At other times Tuesday to Thursday he will be working from home… Continue Reading
Meeting for Sufferings Report - Cathy Khurana (CEQ representative to Meeting for Sufferings) reports from the ‘residential’ meeting held by Zoom video conferencing 2nd – 4th October 2020. This report covers discussion and discernment on: Sustainability and the climate crisis;Quaker Peace and Social Witness Central… Continue Reading
Symbol of Friendship between Coventry and Hiroshima - At the commemorations for Hiroshima Day in August, a certificate of friendship was passed from Coventry Lord Mayor Ann Lucas to Dr Miho Taka Coventry University and Yui Taka-Hussan a student of Finham Park School Coventry. The certificate was passed… Continue Reading
Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis - Prior to lockdown, Bournville Meeting was hosting a monthly gathering on the second Wednesday of each month working its way through a nine-part series of study sessions entitled "Quaker Insights in the context of Ecological Crisis" devised by Stuart Masters… Continue Reading
CEQ Annual Report 2019 - Central England Area Quaker Meeting is a registered charity and each year is required to file the Trustees Annual Report and Accounts with the Charity Commission. A printed copy of this is available for the CEQ office or it can… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Area Meeting October 2020 Area Meeting October 2020 24/10/2020 Online. – October Area Meeting will be held via Zoom - details will be sent to Local Meeting correspondents. The agenda will include a report from the Edgbaston working group and a Trustee Finance Briefing, alongside other items.

  • Safeguarding Children in our Meetings part 1 03/11/2020 Online. Safeguarding children – Two online Training Sessions via Zoom. CEQ Safeguarding Officers, Carole Pannell and Sarah Fishpool, supported by Marina Manassei, invite all Local Meeting Safeguarding Coordinators and those who are involved in running children’s groups to two online Zoom training sessions on Safeguarding Children in our Meetings. The first session will take…

  • Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis 11/11/2020 Online. Suffering: The Way of the Cross – Prior to lockdown, Bournville Meeting was hosting a monthly gathering on the second Wednesday of each month working its way through a nine-part series of study sessions entitled "Quaker Insights in the context of Ecological Crisis" devised by Stuart Masters of the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre. The March meeting was…

  • Safeguarding Children in our Meetings part 2 17/11/2020 Online. Safeguarding children – Two online Training Sessions via Zoom. CEQ Safeguarding Officers, Carole Pannell and Sarah Fishpool, supported by Marina Manassei, invite all Local Meeting Safeguarding Coordinators and those who are involved in running children’s groups to two online Zoom training sessions on Safeguarding Children in our Meetings. The first session will take…


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