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From 5th November, all in-person Meeting for Worship is suspended, for the duration of the England-wide lockdown. Quaker Meetings will continue to follow government guidance and advice from CEQ trustees and Britain Yearly Meeting. Please check directly with Meetings about other activities and future plans.

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

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
The front of Coventry Quaker meeting house, including the garden, welcome sign, telegraph pole, next door building Coventry Meeting goes Hi-Tech – nearly (update) - Pete Duckworth of Coventry Quakers provides the next chapter in their saga of getting online: I happened to go to the Meeting House garden for private prayer on Sunday morning..I  was surprised & pleased to discover two vans of contractors &… Continue Reading
CEQ Climate Emergency Action goes online - Opportunities for Sharing. CEQ Climate Emergency Action (CEA) helps Quakers in Central England to respond to the climate emergency in our own lives, as a community, and by working for systemic change. Until well into 2021 it looks as if… Continue Reading
Online Quaker Quest - Quaker Quest Euston has moved online, and is welcoming enquirers from across Britain. If you know someone who is Quaker-curious, or have newcomers at your Local Meeting who would like to learn more, please pass on this information: Quaker Quest… Continue Reading
In-person Meeting for Worship Suspended - From 5th November, all in-person Meeting for Worship is suspended, for the duration of the England-wide lockdown. Some Quaker Meetings may continue to hold remote Meeting for Worship, please check with individual Meetings for details. Woodbrooke are offering online meeting… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis 09/12/2020 Online. New Creation: The Peaceable Kingdom – 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…

  • CEQ Climate Emergency Action 10/12/2020 Online. Update on Birmingham Climate Emergency Taskforce – 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: update on Birmingham Climate Emergency Taskforce and opportunities for Quaker witness. Meetings will be informal and…

  • Bournville Meeting Lessons and Carols Bournville Meeting Lessons and Carols 25/12/2020 Online. Christmas Celebrations – Bournville Quaker Meeting hopes to be hosting its traditional lessons and carols on Zoom this year. If you would like to join us please email bournville@centralenglandquakers.org.uk by the 22nd of December and we will send you the link.

  • CEQ Climate Emergency Action 14/01/2021 Online. Housing concerns – 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: housing concerns. Meetings will be informal and held in the spirit of worship and fellowship.  A…


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