What is Sutton Quaker Meeting Like?

What is Sutton Quaker Meeting Like?

When I visit different Quaker Meetings around Britain, I find they all seem alike in some ways, but they also all have their own distinct characters. So, like most Quaker Meetings, Sutton holds Meeting for Worship for about an hour on Sunday mornings, 10:30 to 11:30,...
My Life As A Quaker

My Life As A Quaker

I’m a lifelong Quaker and I spent most of my working life in paid roles in Quaker organisations – pretty unusual in a faith group with no ordained priests/ministers. My work involved helping Quakers across Britain to live out their faith in their lives,...
PLASTIC OR ELASTIC?

PLASTIC OR ELASTIC?

Some substances are prized for their ability to stretch, twist, give, returning to their original shape when the forces that distort them have gone. They are pliant, responsive, when under pressure. Then afterwards they ‘relax’. Elastic bands, for instance, work...
THE LEGACY OF EDWARD COLSTON

THE LEGACY OF EDWARD COLSTON

When my husband called me over to watch the video of Colston’s statue being pulled down and unceremoniously tipped into the river, I felt what I can best describe as shocked delight. It’s very personal for me. Not only am I a Bristolian born and bred, but my secondary...