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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

Peace Hub reopening & annual report - Our project Peace Hub will be reopening to the public on Tuesday 25th May 2021. The Hub will be open for you to drop in 11am-5pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, for a cuppa and a friendly chat about the current… Continue Reading
Conflict – Understanding and Responding - Wendy Burnett & David Sargeant reflect on a workshop on conflict, led by Jackie Zammit from Peacemakers. Elders and Overseers Support Group recently organised a workshop on ‘Conflict - Understanding & Responding’ held via video conferencing.. Conflict within meetings is… Continue Reading
News from the Centre Apr 2021 - Central England Quakers Communications Committee are pleased to share the latest a edition of News from the Centre for April 2021. Paper copies will soon available to share with those who have limited internet access (or who are tired of… Continue Reading
Responding to the ‘New Plan for Immigration’ - Central England Quakers Peace Committee responds to the recent proposals by the Home Office, and suggests actions that Friends can take (the deadline for responding is 5th May). This action was supported at Area Meeting on 22nd April. We have… Continue Reading
4 people with placards: concern for climate crisis, save our perfect planet Why a Climate Vigil? - A small group of Central England Quakers continues to hold a silent vigil in St Philip's Square each Wednesday afternoon. Selly Oak Quaker Cyril Bezant explains why he joins this act of witness (updated with links to further action): Why… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Race and Privilege in Europe 09/06/2021 Online. Session 6: Justice – 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 June 2021 Area Meeting June 2021 12/06/2021 at TBC, or at Cotteridge 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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