Global Population

Are you concerned about over population of the planet? The fact that global population grows by a billion people every 12 years, makes this quote from David Attenborough really worth…

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‘Be honest with yourself. What unpalatable truths might you be evading? When you recognise your shortcomings, do not let that discourage you. In worship together we can find the assurance…

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A beacon of light in troubled Lebanon

Brummana High School in Lebanon is a co-educational, boarding and day school and provides education from infant to secondary school. It’s emphasis is on individuality, respect for others, tolerance and…

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Back at Meeting House!

Outside Newbury Meeting House, first time back May 2021

On Sunday May 30th, Newbury Quakers had our first Blended Meeting. About five of us were on Zoom and ten Friends in the Meeting House. It worked well and we…

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Newbury Meeting on Zoom

Screenshot of Newbury Zoom meeting

Newbury Meeting has successfully met now for several Sundays on Zoom since the lockdown. It is not the same as meeting in our circle, but we enjoy the shared worship…

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Keep your Meetings

Panel from the Quaker tapestry showing children from Reading Meeting keeping the meeting going when all the adults were in prison.

In 1662 when the adults of Reading Quaker Meeting were all in prison, the children kept the Meeting going. Today, because of the Covid-19 coronavirus all Quaker places of worship…

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Living Simply in our Age

Quaker membership means being part of a worldwide community of welcoming, caring and thoughtful people. Helen Addison from Newbury Meeting recently enjoyed the chance to join Quakers in Romandy, the…

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