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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

Junior Peacemakers Workshop Guide - Since 2015, our projects Peacemakers and Peace Hub have been working together to deliver Junior Peacemakers workshops for Primary-age children. Now Peacemakers have produced a new resource, which will guide you through running your own workshops: in a school, at… Continue Reading
CEQ Climate Emergency Action – work with young people this summer - Small Footsteps - Update Central England Quakers and Footsteps - Faiths for a Low Carbon Future have joined together to offer a summer programme of activities for young people aged 8 – 12 years, themed around the environment. As we… Continue Reading
Flats Available at Oak Tree House - Oak Tree House have two Single Flats available. Oak Tree House is registered by the Charity Commission and managed by Trustees from the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Its purpose is to provide a caring residential community offering shelter and… Continue Reading
Restoring Relations - Solihull Quaker Caroline Gibbs provides information on the Restoring Relations project, including how to find out more at Yearly Meeting Gathering, and then provides a personal reflection on her experiences of the project. Restoring Relations is a project started by… Continue Reading
Peacemakers Annual Report - Our project Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) have released their Annual Report for 2020. Download the report to read how Peacemakers adapted to this unprecedented year, and found new ways to continue their work educating for peace. Download… Continue Reading

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Events

  • The UN Refugee Convention at 70 The UN Refugee Convention at 70 28/07/2021 at Online and at Bull St Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. Is the UK still compliant with the letter and the spirit of the treaty? – Registration is now open. CEQ Peace Committee invite you to this event to mark the 70th Anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention (also known as 'the Geneva Convention of 1951') and explore its relevance today.  We will ask whether the UK is still compliant with the letter and the spirit…

  • Hiroshima Day Service streamed from Coventry Hiroshima Day Service streamed from Coventry 06/08/2021 Online. – Coventry Quakers invite you to join this multi-faith event to commemorate Hiroshima Day 2021, which will be live-streamed from the Chapel of Unity at Coventry Cathedral. There will be music, poetry and making cranes of peace, to remember the victims of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945,…

  • The Loving Earth Poetry Project (workshop 2) The Loving Earth Poetry Project (workshop 2) 11/08/2021 Online. Send a message from Brum to COP26 – Care about climate change? Like being creative? Want to make a difference? 16-25 years old? Join the poet and activist Matt Sowerby for two free eco-poetry workshops. Create work in conversation with the Loving Earth Textiles Project supported by Woodbrooke.  Open to anyone aged 16-25 in the West Midlands (this…

  • Area Meeting September 2021 Area Meeting September 2021 18/09/2021 at Venue TBC , . – **Note the change of date.** This is to avoid clashing with Heritage Open Day. 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. Any Member can attend these meetings and take part in…

  • The Loving Earth Poetry Project Showcase The Loving Earth Poetry Project Showcase 25/09/2021 at venue TBC, Birmingham. Send a message from Brum to COP26 – A  special event to showcase the work of young people aged 16-25 expressing their concerns about the Climate Crisis, ahead of COP 26 in Glasgow in November. COP 26 is a conference bringing 194 countries together to put an action plan in place to address Climate Change.  But campaigners and…


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